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O Beco

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$11 - US$20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews pataniscas prawns rice bacalao potatoes bread chocolate mousse cod steak salad fries portuguese style delicious food small street small restaurant cozy place excellent restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Down a narrow side street, push the door (it may look closed) and go inside. A tiny local restaurant which served us with delicious food. We were served by the owner, with an attractive sense of humour, great language skills and two hard working women...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DavidFBristol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting lisbon for a few days for my partners 30th birthday and I booked this restaurant on the evening of her birthday. Everything was perfect from the excellent food to the service that we received. The owner couldn't have been more helpful to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank martclai
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Small, quiet and cozy place in the hearth of Alfama. “Bacalhau” was delicious. We ordered it with “nata” and “broa” with a fresh white wine.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jlajara
Reviewed 6 November 2018

My husband and I were fortunate to find the O Beco I the Alfama area of Lisbon. We had an incredible lunch consisting of different typical Portugués dishes made with bacalao ( dried cod fis). They used very high quality bacalao. If you do not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pross_spain
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant via TripAdvisor due to the good ratings and its location amidst the nice Alfama quarter and I am quite sure we would have missed it when just walking around the streets because it is located in a tiny side road. It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jolun173
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Fantastic welcome, very nice local traditional food with a twist... Not your usual trourist trap at all. We had a fantastic evening! Thank you!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JeffreyLebowsky
Daydream546891, Owner at O Beco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you so much. Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Have you ever heard of Pataniscas? Do you know what Pataniscas are? They are some fried cod fish dough and this place has probably one of the best ones!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 369nunof
Daydream546891, Owner at O Beco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Hello Nuno, i do have to agree that our Pataniscas are one of the best. Thank you so much

Reviewed 19 October 2018

Madeline and i dined at O Beco last night. We chose this venue based on it's reviews and it certainly did not dissapoint. All that has been written about this hidden gem is just right. O Beco is all about the food the service and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jmwoolies
Daydream546891, Owner at O Beco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you for such kind words

Reviewed 16 October 2018

This restaurant was the best thing that we could have dreamed of for our last dinner in Lisbon. Located on a hidden narrow street of Alfama, away from the tourist crowd, this little place had a great vibe and I have to say that our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joly_Anne
Daydream546891, Owner at O Beco, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2018

Thank you so much for you comments. Hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Really good home cooking. Beef steak Portuguese style was tender and cooked just right; pataniscas with bean rice was delicious. Egg pudding was an excellent creme caramel; the chocolate mousse was to for. Generous helpings of everything. Wine good. Attentive service from the owner. Reasonable...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rory M
Daydream546891, Owner at O Beco, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you so much for such kind words. Hope to see you soon. Cheers

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neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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