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“Medias res”

Restaurante Cabacas
Ranked #463 of 5 071 Restaurants in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Bairro Alto, Bica & Cais do Sodré
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe not worth a 40min wait outside the restaurant but it still remains one of the most popular and probably tasty locations in Lisbon.
Friendly and nice staff, actually not very used to English language although its touristic nature, always serve with a smile according to the welcoming Portuguese spirit.
The small but cozy place immediately gets full of roast haze thanks to the original good idea that characterises this tavern: roasting one's favourite meat directly at the table on a incandescent lava stone.
Bairro alto starts here.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Less than £14 for about 3/4 steaks, chips and a drink. Great value and the food was beautiful.
You do have to be early and wait around (bar opposite) for your table as you can prebook and be prepared to sit next to somebody else.
But for the money its excellent quality food.

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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

They’re famous for their naco na pedra, however i like the picanha na pedra more because the meat is thinner and easier to cook on the stone. If the stone’s temperature lows down you think the meat cant cook properly anymore, you can ask for a new hot stone ;)

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Ate here with a group of 5 friends. The food was really nice and I can recommend this place for informal dinners.

However, the restaurant is full of 8 person tables (more or less), so if you are 4 persons, then most likely you'll share your table with others next to you. Place is quite small, and in this way more people can get in. But it takes some getting used to at first. So maybe not the best place for a romantic dinner or private conversations ;)

Thank Bob L
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely experience but we arrived at 10pm only to be seated at 11pm and our food arrived about 20 mins after that. The experience was fun, cooking a raw steak on a hot stone in front of you is definitely something to make your vacation special. The seafood rice was also great! Would definitely come back but will come a lot earlier to avoid eating so late!

Thank Lilian W
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