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“Good spot for lunch”
Review of 28 cafe

28 cafe
Ranked #5 of 51 Coffee & Tea in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$12
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Castelo, Alfama & Mouraria
Description: Chosen as one of the most original cafes in Lisbon, the "28 Cafe", placed in an old building by the Castle of St. George, reproduces, in detail, the interior of the iconic 28 tram. But instead of traveling through Lisbon's hills, it takes you back in time while serving delicious meals.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Good spot for lunch”
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Visited on a Saturday lunchtime after visiting the castle. Perfect place for a quick lunch - had the toasted sandwich with Parma ham, tomato and cheese. A simple dish well done, with plenty of cheese and garlic, and a generous portion to boot.

  • Visited April 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“what a great place”
Reviewed 17 February 2014

hard to find but well worth the search nice coffee but the décor is fantastic an old tram recreated inside the walls of the café, wonderful place for a coffee. And the last gem are the people that run it. Go and find out for yourselves

  • Visited January 2014
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Nuno B, Gerente at 28 cafe, responded to this review, 29 April 2015
Thank you for your review. We hope to see you in your next visit to Lisbon.
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dublin,ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Lovely little café”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This is a lovely little café which serves good food with excellent friendly service. It is spotlessly clean. It is themed on Lisbon's famous Tram 28.

Visited January 2014
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Nuno B, Gerente at 28 cafe, responded to this review, 29 April 2015
Thank you for your review. We hope to see you in your next visit to Lisbon.
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“Fully recommendable”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Actually we only wanted to have a short break there, but then stayed for almost 2 hours! As you can see at the photos the interior is really nice and the diner style fits perfectly to the old tram. The prices are moderate and our lunch was delicious! If i return to Lisbon, I'll definitely return to that cafe...

  • Visited December 2013
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Nuno B, Gerente at 28 cafe, responded to this review, 29 April 2015
Thank you for your review. We hope to see you in your next visit to Lisbon.
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“Great wee spot”
Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, speaking good clear English. Inside is made to look like a tram. Very reasonable prices considering the proximity to the castle. Lunch for two including coffees €12

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Nuno B, Gerente at 28 cafe, responded to this review, 29 April 2015
Thank you for your review. We hope to see you in your next visit to Lisbon.
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