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O Arco

Rua dos Sapateiros 161 163 | Rua Sapateiros 161,163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
+351 21 346 3280
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (20 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua dos Sapateiros 161 163 | Rua Sapateiros 161,163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

in brief: 1. The menu is well thought out. There are not so many Dishes. So, the choice is pretty easy. That is great! 2. The price tag pleasantly surprises. That is also great! 3. There are no complaints about the quality of the Dishes....More

Thank Valentine M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really delicious octopus with grilled potatoes in Arco’s style, recommended. 👍 Grilled Codfish normal

Thank Lubos V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this by accident and went back for a 2nd night. No pretty pictures in the menu but the owners, father & son, very welcoming and willing to explain all the dishes. Very busy little place and many diners were turned away so book or...More

Thank lindyrog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sailing brought the world’s best to Lisbon, the Portuguese cuisine has influences from all over the world, the rice and vegetables taste Asian, but the meal was very as European as you get

Thank Late70s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So pleased we made the effort to get a table here. We waited outside for 10 mins before opening as recommended by other reviews. We had the seafood cataplana and a lovely bottle of white wine. People we're being turned away and the doors were...More

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night and split the cataplana. Large serving and absolutely fresh and flavourful. Waiter was outstanding, helping out a young tourist who needed some assistance. Was a nice atmosphere to enjoy a great dinner

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy seafood so was really looking forward to coming here. Reservation is a must, and we saw a lot of people being turned away at the door. If you haven't made the reservation, go early and see if you could get a table just...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our best meal while visiting Lisbon. The seafood was fresh and plentiful. We had seafood cataplana. The owner and sole waiter works hard to make you happy. Restaurant was tiny and pretty exclusive. He locks the door when he's overwhelmed!

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

They made me waited too long. I had to wait more than an hour, even after seated. If you are good at waiting, just try...

Thank KG B
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I found this restraint on trip advisor and agree with the high ratings it has been given. I ordered the seafood cataplana and it was the best I had in Lisbon. Make sure to make a reservation because when I went, all the tables were...More

1  Thank Elliott C
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16 November 2016|
Response from Kyungdeok K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i am not the owner but only a visitor who loved the restaurant. Hope you can enjoy it too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Sapateiros 161 163 | Rua Sapateiros 161,163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 3280
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