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Casa da Morna & Semba

) #2,960 of 3,781 Restaurants in Lisbon ££ - £££ European, Portuguese, African
Rua Rodrigues Faria 21, Lisbon 1300-149, Portugal
+351 21 362 1169
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good58%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
5 Jan 2017
“Spend New Year's Eve at Casa da Morna & Sema and enjoyed it immensely!”
18 Jun 2015
“Very bad experience”
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European, Portuguese, African, International
££ - £££
Rua Rodrigues Faria 21, Lisbon 1300-149, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I spend new year eve with friends and family at this place and it was most pleasant! The food was reasonable and the staff was quite prompt and pleasant considering the fact that the place was full. The music was nice. Dany Silva was great...More

Thank 483paulan
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I will start to say that the restaurant is not anymore at Rua Rodrigues Faria 21. I booked a table by phone and they never told me that they had just moved to another place. So when i arrived I could not find it. When...More

Thank Valdemar G
Casa_Morna, Gerente de relações públicas at Casa da Morna & Semba, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2015

Dier Sir, We sorry for your bad experience. Hope you can give us another chance to redeem ourselves next time. Thank You Casa da Morna & Semba

Reviewed 23 September 2014

It was a pleasant experience. The food is based on the culinary of Cabo Verde, and it is very good. We tried the Chicken Moamba and the Cachupa, two of the most typical for main course. We went at a saturday night and there was...More

1  Thank Elipessoa
Reviewed 10 January 2013

It's good but it doesn't worth the price you pay for, the staff should be more helpful and available, the doorman was nicer than the waitresses.

Thank Gonzalo M
Reviewed 1 February 2012

I have visited this restaurant a few times during my past trips to Lisbon. My husband is Cape Verdean and we live in Boston, MA. I have fallen in love with everything in this restaurant - the food, the ambiance, the funky style, the wonderful...More

3  Thank JAS60
Reviewed 25 October 2011

Delightful authentic west African cuisine. Served by enthusiastic and informative staff. After our yummy meal we were entertained by a sensational singer and keyboard muso. If I closed my eyes it was Cesaria Evora herself! This new restaurant should not be missed. The only other...More

Thank Lynne53
Reviewed 24 August 2011

I didn't like the decoration a lot and the food was average

Thank dianacqin
Reviewed 21 June 2011

Specialized restaurant in Capo-Verdian food. We had a cachupa and tuna-beef, everything very good. The waiter was very nice and helpful, and at the end the there was music, but not as a concert, as if we were in family. It's very frequented by people...More

Thank CarinaPort
Reviewed 28 October 2010

Hidden spot... good conditions ..african flair..alot of artists... Nice and different

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Reviewed 12 December 2008

Good Cape Verdian cuisine, but not the best

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$18 - US$59
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 18:00
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodrigues Faria 21, Lisbon 1300-149, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
  • Phone Number: +351 21 362 1169
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About the restaurant Casa da Morna and Semba
Sharing culture, music and cuisine.
Located in Alcântara, Casa de Morna and Semba presents itself as the ideal space to contact the Angolan and Cape Verdean cultures. The space is large and bright, with wooden floors and white walls adorned with colorful paintings.
The name of the restaurant is allusive to two types of musical styles: Semba, originally from Angola, and Morna, from Cape Verde.
Also the kitchen is in agreement with the name, with entrances such as Pastéis de Milho and Meia Ndungo, dishes like Moqueca de Camarão, Calulu de Peixe, Moamba de Ginguba, Cachupa and Funje de carne seca.

With live music, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays the Casa da Morna and Semba is always a lively and attractive space.
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