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Cruzes Credo

#74 of 3,629 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
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Rua Cruzes da Se, 29 - Alfama, Lisbon 1100-192, Portugal
+351 21 882 2296
10:00 - 02:00
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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were estimated a 20 minute wait for a table, we left at 70 minutes without our starter order being taken, very disappointing

Thank Peter T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived here at 7pm and had a ginghina whilst waiting for a table to become free. Sadly the service was terribly slow. Starters arrived about twenty minutes after ordering and were ok but lacking in seasoning. We then waited a further thirty minutes for our main courses, by this time the hunger had subsided! Fish stew was bland and... More 

Thank CaroMacR
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch and a beer here during one of our days in Lisbon. Food was more than decent and beers were nice. The location is absolutely superb, right next to the Sé cathedral with a small terrace. We took an avocado burger and a mushroom chicken sandwich, which did not disappoint. Service was OK but not the friendliest we have... More 

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Chicago, IL
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a 20 minute walking journey from the apartment we rented, we finally found this small, quaint restaurant. We arrived about 10:00PM, no table immediately available. Ordered a bottle of pink bubbly (€16). Seriously. Sat at a very cute table in the nook of a window overlooking the street. Fun to people watch. We ordered two starters (Figs/Ham/Brie without the... More 

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Upon the recommendation of our concierge at the Santiago de Alfama Hotel that this was a great local spot, we gave it a shot and were rewarded. The food and friendly service were so spot on that we spent hours here and ended up closing the place down. Lots of tables outside, just opposite a 12th century cathedral, it's an... More 

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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209 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Portuguese as well as tourists eat and drink here. It is a little off the beaten track which basically make it more attractive. Food is good, prepared with attention and many ingredients. Good staff. We had scrimp, caprese, steaks and fish stew. All very good, especially considering the low prices. Staff was kind and attentive.

Thank Robert S
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious lunch over here! Also the home made limonade was perfect! We enjoyed our lunch with some good company.

Thank VervoortK
Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is really cozy and I would recommend it for drinks, and perhaps lunch, but NOT dinner. They did not have half of the stuff on the menu, and the food was really bad.

Thank kristofferhvidberg
Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Lisbon, wandering down from the castle via the Cathedral and found Cruzes Credo completely by accident. Went next door first, didn't like the look of it, came back, sat down on the pavement and waited.... Never expected what followed - the boss and his friend just made for the best lunch experience I can recall. The food... More 

Thank RJMR0850
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant and we were very pleased with it. It's in the Alfama area, which we had fallen in love with, in the shadow of an old church. We enjoyed our interesting appetizers- mine was a grape, Brie, ham mix- and our excellent meals. The salmon was delicious! The service was slow but it was a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Cruzes da Se, 29 - Alfama, Lisbon 1100-192, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Neighbourhood: Baixa, Rossio & Restauradores
  • Phone Number: +351 21 882 2296

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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 imponent Praça do Comércio and its Arch, the luxury shops along the Avenida da Liberdade, this is the beating heart of the city center. The Baixa also grants easy access to trains leading to Sintra, the trams that go around the Castle hill, old neighborhoods or even take you to Belém, and Lisbon's traditional restaurants and cafes. Considering a visit to the Fashion and Design Museum (free entrance) and don't forget to try the famous liquor, "ginjinha"!
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