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Cafe Nicola

#3,972 of 4,431 Restaurants in Lisbon
££ - £££
Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
+351 21 346 0579
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“prawns” (18 reviews)
“pastries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 00:00 Hours
££ - £££
Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was average with an over friendly waiter who tried too hard to impress. Very expensive for the average type of food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 637dm
Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy to find and on my visit, not too busy. Only popped in for a 'warm-up' and pastry. Service was quick and efficient. The Pasteis de Nata, the famous Portuguese egg tart, was delicious and we were treated to two more - free of charge!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Timski4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apparently the two meat pies cost €3 each while in Malta it's €0.40 each. I didn't even finish the pies because they tasted so bad and I'm not a picky eater. Don't go there unless you're starving and everywhere else is closed.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Seredhiel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken by the history of the place. Location was also interesting. But the food was such low quality. We had invited family to meet us there, and once the food arrived, we were so sorry that this was where we invited them for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank aakbba
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Always busy. One of Lisbon's original cafe. Luckily we had a fast service during our experience. Nice place to hang out and watch people enjoying the heart of Lisbon. Price of food is not so reasonable

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helde2014
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Lisbon has been doing something kinda cool...honoring businesses that have been in business for generations with special designations, etc. Cafe Nicola seemed to be a “must check this one off” restaurant. We went late and had flaming sausages (kind of a ritual order, apparently) and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank asongbird
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Can’t review food, drink or ambience as we were totally ignored by at least 3 staff despite making ourselves known, saying ‘Ola’ and trying to smile our way to some sort of acknowledgement. After 15 minutes of ignorance we gave up and went elsewhere...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MikalaT_12
Reviewed 26 November 2018

The staff here is clearly fed up serving tourist that like to sit on the terrace looking at the praca d. Joao IV enjoying a drink. They were close to be rude when we asked a question and were completely ignored sitting there while staff...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chantalspit
Reviewed 12 November 2018

The restaurant managed to accommodate our large party even though we hadn't booked. The service and food were both fine without being spectacular. I did enjoy my flaming sausages to start.

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Stevetarn2014
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I thought the grilled lamb was okay. Wife said sautéd shrimp with a side of rice and vegetables was good. Other reviewers down graded restaurant because of extra hidden charge for bread etc- well - every restaurant in town does the same - if not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jiml862
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
A pending candidate to become a World Heritage Site,
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"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
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22 June 2018|
Response from Edmur272 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Pedro IV 24, Lisbon 1100-200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 346 0579
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