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#255 of 4,595 Restaurants in Lisbon
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US$7 - US$17
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Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Grill
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem! This "restaurant" serves charcoal-grilled chicken, ribs, and sausages. Rice, chips and 6 salads are also available. We had to wait 60min. The one person grill master Sonja is totally unorganized, but lovely. Why 5 stars?simply because the host is stunning and...the food is great. Comfort food all the way through. Sonia makes you feel at home: she's cooking simple but tasty food and the vibe reminds me of coming home to an old friend's house. Damned good stuff, bros!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021 via mobile

If the many negative reviews of this 'restaurant' hasn't already put you off visiting, I am offering you a final chance to turn back. I have never in my whole life been disrespected as much as I have been tonight by the sole owner and...chef of this 'restaurant'. The customer service is so non existent, that you'd be better off seating yourself and walking behind the counter to cook your own food (it probably would taste better too). Don't waste your time, and I urge you not to give your hard earned money to this 'restaurant'. Go to an establishment that values customer service and doesn't thrive to ruin your day.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 August 2021

I have never been so disrespected by someone. The owner walked past us multiple times without saying anything after we asked to sit down. Then she told us that she wasn’t going to ask us again what we wanted (she never asked the first time)...and that she closed at 10pm (it wasn’t even 8). We walked out after that. Don’t waste your time and go somewhere else.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

Second time visiting this place and she did not disappoint. Delicious ribs and chicken. Lovely sides and a wonderful owner who has a unique way of operating. 9/10 the best chicken in Lisbon.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 November 2020 via mobile

We definitely love this place and the food is great and very very tasty! The was owner is very friendly to us, we will definitely come back!

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020

First of all, I saw the owner use the same tongs to switch between completely raw and fully cooked meat which is bad practice and can lead to food poisoning. Secondly, I waited a very long time in line for half chicken and then the...owner decided to serve a local who ordered 2 full chickens before me. The order took all the meat that had been cooking while I waited meaning that I would then have to wait for a new batch of meat to cook. I decided to take my custom elsewhere instead. Check out Churrasqueira da Paz or Cantinho do Aziz instead....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

The best place to eat in lisbone so far. Food was delicious, good price, good attention, good music, nice place, fast serving. Nothing bad to say.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

It was very sad. We have tried to have a meal at this place twice: 1 - Friday evening the place that is very tight was full, just one table outside. The owner was lost in her own disorganization and talked with us like we...were her employee, in a very rude way. We decide come back the next day, as the reviews of this place are very nice. 2 - Saturday in the lunch time we went there, the place was EMPTY (2 people just) and the other table was empty. We asked if we could have a table and she, first asked if we were there in the previous evening, we confirmed and after she told us that for us would be possible just for take way. Very sad, clearly she didn't want to serve us and treated us very very bad. Apparently she don't serve/like Brazilians. RACIST! I dont recommend this place. The portuguese people are very nice and polite. This Lady dont represent the portuguese hospitality/ cuisineMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

We ate here before leaving Lisboa. WOW... the food was so good!! The plate of meat was genereous (order the first menu, it's enought for one person) and the sides were delicious. We paid only 18€ for 2 plates of grilled meat, 2 sides and...2 drinks! And the owner is very kind (she might be tough af the first sight, but very smiling once you told her the food is good...). Spread the news, it worth it!!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 15 July 2020 via mobile

Last time I came here was over a year ago unfortunately, it's been too long, The food is really really good, the services excellent of course when they're very busy you might not get the best service, that's because it's a small hole in the...wall, that is run by the owner, for those of you that don't know restaurant business it's not easy especially when it's a small hole in the wall, but if you enjoy really good quality food, this is one of best chicken the ribs.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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seygrosser
9 October 2018|
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Response from Rosher_9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes plastic utensils supplied and park nearby. Also some limited stool seating 😋
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graciesmum8
13 March 2018|
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Response from richardwilliamdml | Reviewed this property |
Dunno if this is relevant or not for the sake of other readers.. The soup and olives were given free at that time, dunno really if its free maybe some sort of complements or being hospitable of them anyhow, that piri piri... More
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Fiona_tb
1 September 2017|
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Response from Frangasqueira | Property representative |
Hi, Fiona, We are sorry... we change our location and trip advisor doesn't`t allow to informe we were closed. Thank you. Best Regards Francisco
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Frequently Asked Questions about Frangasqueira Nacional

Yes, Frangasqueira Nacional offers takeaway services.

Frangasqueira Nacional is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5