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Restaurante Forno Velho

Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
+351 21 353 3706
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
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Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stumbled upon this restaurant on a side street and made a reservation for dinner. The gentleman working was friendly, eager to assist and do all to ensure we had a great experience. The decor and dishes are traditional Portuguese, almost like being in someone's home....More

Thank Shamid M
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our intended restaurants were shut on Sunday evening so decided to chance this one. We were the only people there at 7 -ish (folks eat late here) but the diners trickled in later. We enjoyed the entertainment by a sole singer / guitarist who sang...More

Thank choon
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Visited this restaurant in May for dinner with friends while on a city break to Lisbon. Delicious Portuguese food including some dishes with a local 'twist' such as steak cooked in port and cinnamon. Nice decor and a relaxed atmosphere made for a vey pleasant...More

Thank 580423Dave
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The Portuguese food is excellent regarding taste and quality. We had an excellent cod "Bacalhau a Lagareiro", roast Octopus and amazing roast potatoes. This type of traditional and genuine food quality is becoming difficult to find these days The decoration and the service do not...More

Thank travelpoirot
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Authentic restaurant up a steep hill from Avenida Metro station. This was close to our hotel and handy after a day walking around the city. As with many restaurants we were brought a huge platter of smoked ham and cheese, a big basket of bread...More

Thank BakersLoafing
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Good, family run restaurant with Beira style cuisine. Good selection of wines. However, does not take plastic so be prepared to bring cash. Staff helpful. This is down a back street so not easily found although there was a young lady on the main avenue...More

Thank tum22
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is nice and the floor is made style "calçada portuguesa". In my view a bit too many tourists but the service is nice and dishes are truly Portuguese although the Bacalhau a casa is a bit too expensive. The menu offers many choices...More

Thank Mattia P
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I tend to be suspicious of restaurants that have to tout for business in a busy city, though to be honest, it's rather hidden in a backstreet. Service was good and the staff were helpful. The food was OK but not remarkable. That's about all...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 20 September 2015

One of the things I always ask for are the chef's specialties. Here one of them was a pork dish: one of the greatest dis-illusions of my life. Uneven pieces of meat - some falling of the bone as they should other like they roasted...More

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FornoVelho, Gerente at Restaurante Forno Velho, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2015
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boa noite amigo, será que na cozinha também temos que ter fita métrica para fazermos os pedaços de comida todos...More

Reviewed 19 September 2015

I wanted to go to the Mimosa da Salitre, but it looks as if it might be permanently closed, so, as I didn't want to risk the tourist traps, I came here. I'd been here a year or so ago and, despite a couple of...More

Thank mishmishapricot
FornoVelho, Gerente at Restaurante Forno Velho, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2015
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boa noite, devemos ver a parte boa, mas não a má tivemos o azar desse dia faltar um empregado de...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Salitre 42, Lisbon 1250-200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 353 3706
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