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#278 of 4,689 Restaurants in Lisbon


US$6 - US$16
Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews ribs chicken salad piri piri take away spicy sauce tiny place hole in the wall worth the wait cooked perfectly visiting lisbon takeaway chips misto sonia euros portuguese
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Super rude, incredible unfair and rasist! I have never written a bad review but I feel this needs to be known. While we have been waited for more than 30 minutes in a queue and there were more than 30 persons waiting , six friends...of the "lady owner"arrived and she just asked them to order quickly as the chicken will end soon. When the first person in the queue politely react and said that what is happenning is not normal as he has waited for more than 1 hour and there were a lot of other persons waiting and the owners friends wre just skipping the queue and taking an important amount of the chicken in front of all the persons, lady just start yelling at him that she wants " peace" and people like him come into her house and order her. This was far for the truth and just proves how much respect she has about her customers.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing food and great prices, everything is of high standards including the salads and side dishes. The owner is brash to say the least but all adds to the experience.

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most delicious chicken you will EVER eat! We've been coming to Lisbon for years and our family dreams of this chicken. No chicken will ever compare. The owner is delightful and the hardest working lady you will ever meet-- from perfectly cooking each chicken...to talking with guests, bussing tables and running the register, she is a rockstar. Be patient, enjoy the experience and do not get out of line (or go early)... it will be worth it. A standout affordable restaurant in Lisbon and must-visit for chicken, grilled meats and delicious side dishes. Do not leave Lisbon without visiting this little gem!More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

TERRIBLE experience. As soon as I got in, the lady was rude, dismissive, argumentative and disrespectful. Kicking teeth whenever I tried to make an order and shouted at me to get out cause I had apparently been there for 2 hours (I was there for...5 minutes). I would also like to note I was the only person of colour and having read the countless reviews regarding her being racist, unfortunately this may have been the reason for the disgusting service.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard some good things about this place so thought we would give it a try when visiting Lisbon. Unfortunately we all ended up with explosive diarrhoea after eating here which ruined the rest of our trip. Also just a side note, the owner is extremely...rude and disrespectful. Do not recommend.More

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 22 May 2022 via mobile

If you are expecting a well organised and normal restaurant then forget it. This place is a marvel. It is entirely run by one lady who does all the cooking, cleaning, serving. Is fascinating watching her throwing the chicken and the ribs and sausages on...the grill and then taking orders and having the odd little joke with customers. There are only about 6 seats in this tiny place so most people get a takeout. It is often crowded and you will have to wait. But my goodness, the chicken with all the Portuguese spices is simply to due for when you eventually get it. I had the Mista 2 ( chicken, ribs and sausages) Incredible taste and well worth the wait. Huge portion and cheap as well. Well worth it if you are prepared to be humbled to eat fresh and passionately prepared food.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 22 May 2022 via mobile

Simply wonderful. Fresh, tasty, flavourable, cheap. Get there early, I was there at opening time and had my takeaway within 15 mins. I know its primarily a chicken place but definitely get the ribs too, amazing.

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 9 May 2022 via mobile

Absolutely exceptional. I was there at Sunday open - 6pm - and had the mista 1 with all the sauces. Bliss. I don’t know how she does this on her own. She refused my tip, too. And treated me very kindly. It was fantastic and...I recommend it wholeheartedly. I heard about it on the Attaché Lisbon travel guide and thank god I did. Just - be patient. It can be a little intense and disorienting. But it’s so worth it.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 3 May 2022

The lady who owns the place was so rude. started shouting that there are so many people inside. and said why do you have to bring children inside. we were waiting in line for over an hour when she suddenly went crazy and started her...unacceptable behavior!! I cant reccomemd this place to anyoneMore

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 20 April 2022 via mobile

The best chicken I have ever eaten. And I love chicken. This place was a full on experience and the owner, chef and wonder women who does it all is fantastic. Please go here, be patient and enjoy the ride. Fantastic food and great prices....Wish I is gone every day.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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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 😋
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
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