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Rubro Avenida

Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
+351 21 314 4656
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chuleton” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (63 reviews)
“black rice” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Great little warehouse type dining experience! Good entrées and wonderful tapas offered. Some good deals on tasty wines, maybe not as cheaply priced as outside of Lisbon but remember you are in THE CITY ! We have been a few times now and not been...More

Thank SandyEaston
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Passed by and sensed the great atmosphere. Stayed in the bar due to full booking. Great service, helped me choose a great wine and food. The interior and atmosphere was great and the prices still reasonable. Can definately be recomended!

Thank Nikolaj I
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were a group of 19 having dinner at Rubro Avenida. The staff were very professional and helpful, Vanessa was exceptional. Food was very good and portions were generous. Their tapas menu includes a wide selection and we were impressed with the quality of each...More

Thank Haka07
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We wanted a restaurant near our hotel, so after some quick googling, we discovered Rubro Avenida. My wife and I were a little concerned initially because we were part of a group of six, with six different dining requirements, and it appeared that tapas was...More

Thank ItalyLovers4Ever_10
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Just for a small evening diner we were surprised in a positive way. Excellent service! Excellent food! Excellent wine! All in a perfect combination .

Thank Wolfgang K
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the tapas, atmosphere, wines, service, etc. Best fried calamari we had in Portugal; black rice was delicious; and their octopus a solid contender. Staff was fun, attentive and engaging. Although they highly recommended their steak/ribs, these bordered on the inedible... and were far and...More

Thank DJSinHKG
Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a fabulous restaurant with Portugese tapas. Fabulous wine and great service by Tiago. We had beef carpaccio, grilled peppers, gazpacho along with cheese and wine boards. ALL were great. The sorbet and chocolate cake ended our night on a great note!

Thank Ruthann D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

What a find a 100 metres from the Tivoli hotel. Great food excellent service and a very good wine recommended to us. I would have no hesistation in returning. I could only fault it in that its benches for seating. Warning portions are very generous,...More

Thank slc-pbc
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place in central Lisbon and this place hit the mark. Great casual atmosphere in a private room. Traditionally "Portuguese made an appetizer with delicious Portuguese wine. Highly recommended

Thank grahamj476
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely tapas restaurant. Everything we ate was top notch. Waiter recommended a lovely Douro red to drink. Meal was only slightly ruined by grey haired gentleman sat next to us who was rude as our Portuguese was very limited. We are not all ignorant English...More

Thank Mac111Surrey
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Response from Pejac | Reviewed this property |
I think it is closed on Sunday, you can ring them on 213-144-656 or e-mail. They have another restaurant/branch which is open on Sundays. I got all this from their website under the contacts tab. The website is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:30
19:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodrigues Sampaio 35, Lisbon 1150-278, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 314 4656
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