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O Arco

Rua dos Sapateiros 161-163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
+351 21 346 3280
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (16 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
££ - £££
Rua dos Sapateiros 161-163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away in the middle of a tourist section of town but definitely not a tourist trap! Great pork chops cooked perfectly and spectacular octopus. Friendly host and fair pricing on food and wine. Worth searching out this gem!

Thank flluvs2travl
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The seafood was delicious! The people from O Arco are very friendly, the music is great (60s and 70s), and the prices are very reasonable. We ate there only once, because they are closed on Wednesday. Badluck for us! Wednesday was our last evening in...More

Thank Tatum2000
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic off the main drag spot for lunch. Fish was prepared properly, beer was ice cold. What more could you ask for.

Thank Corey T
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We found the restaurant through TripAdvisor and are very glad we tried it out. We had the seafood Cataplana accompanied by a side dish of rice and paired with a nice crisp white wine. The dish was for two people and had a good variety...More

Thank NorbertD99
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

The place has a docent ambience,docent food and is quite enough for business lunches.what stands out are the portions and the service. Excellent service value for money.

Thank Wilson B
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

went to O Arco for a family dinner. Food was top quality and service great! warmly recommend. The place is small so book in advance!

Thank MK594
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner with my wife. We had the sea food cataplana. It was great. The service was efficient and the place had a nice vibe. We were lucky to get the last table as we had not reserved - it is recommended that...More

Thank CapeTownCarlos
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Following the other reviews we visited - early to get a table - and, wow! I have never tasted prawns that good, real taste of the sea. Service was wonderful and friendly and full of as many locals as tourists - a good sign. Asked...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Seafood rice was delicious. Home cooked food, friendly staff, great wine and an amazing price. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Lisbon.

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We enjoyed an evening dinner at this restaurant, one fish and one meat dish. Both were enjoyed. It appeared that all working were family.

Thank Otis36
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
Lisbon's downtown (the "Baixa Pombalina", or simply
"Baixa") is a perfect example of anti-earthquake
construction, having been rebuilt following the 1755
earthquake by the famous Marquês de Pombal (hence its
name). Its offer is vast: restaurants and cafes in
Rossio and Restauradores, outlets and shops in the
Áurea, Augusta, Prata and other famous streets, the
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Boa noite! What would be Your timetable for 30, 31.12.2016 and 01.01.2017? Is reservation required for this dates (5 persons)? Obrigada
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Sapateiros 161-163, Lisbon 1100-577, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 3280
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