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Marques da se Fado

Largo do Marques do Lavradio No. 1 | 218880234, Lisbon 1100-334, Portugal
+351 21 888 0234
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible25%
11 Sep 2017
“Below average food”
2 May 2017
“ultra touristic place”
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Portuguese, European
Largo do Marques do Lavradio No. 1 | 218880234, Lisbon 1100-334, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Not a fan of fado but went there with the group. Food was below average and many other restaurants in town provides better and cheaper. Fado I think was good as many enjoyed and I think the singers had a nice voice. Service was just...More

Thank Veteranito
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had the most unpleasant experience in this restaurant. In fact, we had to wait a long time before getting our starters and when we were done, we kept on waiting for the main dish but then the Fado started (the waiters didn't check if...More

Thank Inesmeryb
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We went there on the recommendation of our hotel. We were disappointed in the food, but overpriced. The service was attentive but slow. I am no expert at fado but for the most part it was good. There was one singer who was a relative...More

Thank Amie I
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Music is nice, that's all the good thing here. Food under average. Service, crap. Why, the old man at the beginning give you bread and water but didn't tell you it's cost 4 and 3.8€! 3.8 for one 50cl water! And after asked another lady...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I went with a group of friends to experience fado. Meal service was very, very slow. We arrived around 7:30 and were served our entrees at 10:00. The fish was terrible; not one person in our large group enjoyed the hake. The entertainment was mixed....there...More

Thank YoPhilly
Reviewed 2 March 2016

The restaurant with average quality food. Only the appetizer was tasty the rest of food was so so. Too expensive wine but good fado singers. Anyway , this evening wasn't worth more than 60 euros.

Thank Ann A
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I took a group of 15 friends to Marques da Se, after having heard good things. The space is really nice, the singers were a mix - one very weak, an average one and one very good. Unfortunately the food was a disaster - piles...More

3  Thank Catarina S
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This is a 'fado' restaurant where fado singers perform for the diners while you eat. This is an exceptional fine dining restaurant and we especially enjoyed the desserts and port wines while listening to the singers. (Try the rice pudding.) Fado music is traditionally sung...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I took some friends of mine, one from the UK and another two from Israel. I explained them what was fado, they hear some records of true fadistas, and they were expecting for that night to hear fados in a fado's house. I choose the...More

Thank 83Solo
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Music was wonderful and staff and service were very nice..if somewhat slow. The food itself was uneven..some of our meals were tasty and hearty..others were barely passable...and the prices bordered on rip-off....wines were marked up 6-8 times retail Price ...on top of 4€ cover and...More

2  Thank paul b
Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Explore narrow streets and alleyways, small cafes and,
of course, the internationally acclaimed Fado music.
The earth-shattering Great Earthquake of 1755
destroyed most of the city but the contiguous
neighborhoods of Mouraria, Castelo and Alfama remained
standing to this day. These neighborhoods represent
Lisbon at its historical best. The cool breeze of the
Tagus river will take you up the hills to the sound of
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  • Address: Largo do Marques do Lavradio No. 1 | 218880234, Lisbon 1100-334, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
  • Phone Number: +351 21 888 0234
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