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A Tasca do Chico

Rua do Diario de Noticias 39 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-141, Portugal
+351 965 059 670
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible11%
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Rua do Diario de Noticias 39 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-141, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great fado experience, glad we were able to see it during our time in Lisbon. Crowed yet enjoyable. One of the few fado's where you can come and go in 15 - 20 minute intervals and stand at the bar. Talented performers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a difficult review. If you consider this place as a Restaurant, I would give 2 stars (expensive low-quality food). However, if you rate the atmosphere, then it is a five-star place!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank josepv137
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We can wait 10 minutes outside to listen to fado standing when the restaurant is full. There is good atmosphere, the restaurant is very tiny.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ivilla
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Tasca do Chico is one of those places that you don’t even want to tell to anyone because you want to have it all to yourself! This is my must visit place every time in Lisbon and one of the best fado places in town....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jaakkiman
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We went there for dinner and live fado. The fado was exceptional! Very emotional, atmospheric and felt genuine. 4 different singers where changing throughout the night. Each excellent in its own way! I suppose this is the best true authentic fado experience you can have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Matko K
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, great fado music. I would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting bairro alto.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mithun L
Reviewed 29 October 2018

My tip. Go there early because it's very small and it gets full. When the show is about to start they let some people enter and watch the show (which takes 30 min). then they close the door, shut down the lights and turn on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank travelmusho
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We joined a Fado Tour through our hostel, Living Lounge Lounge. The price was reasonable as the guide gave us an introduction/information about Fado while walking to and while inside A Tasca do Chico. She also translated some of the songs to us. The drinks...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AkoSiAys
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We went there to listen to fado.Maybe fado was good,but service and food were awful.They were kept letting people in,and the ones we had a reservation,like us,couldn’t see anything because the queue was in front of us(

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gunay A
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Yes, it's tiny and you will have to fight for a seat. If you time it right and get a seat, like we did, it's a nice, fun experience. We only had drinks and enjoyed the Fado. When it's time, they close the door (not...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank avalonbride36
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NicoleCarina
30 August 2018|
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Response from RachelP2729 |
we called at 7 in the evening. they open at 8, but that's also when you have to be there.. so.. not a lot of time in between.
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NancySobhy
7 July 2018|
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Response from Ricardo A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nancy! They work everyday and it is not possible to make a reservation. The FADO start almost 11 pm.
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7 July 2018|
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Response from pawelk339 | Reviewed this property |
I think you can call them up and book, this place will get very busy... Fado usually starts every hour, such as 8pm, 9pm, 10pm, etc +10 mins maybe. When the Fado performance is on, they will be shut. Every performance, there... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 03:00
Monday
19:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
19:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 03:00
Thursday
19:00 - 03:00
Friday
19:00 - 03:00
Saturday
19:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Diario de Noticias 39 | Bairro Alto, Lisbon 1200-141, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
  • Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
  • Phone Number: +351 965 059 670
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