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Private Tour: Lisbon Walking Tour
"Meet your guide in central Lisbon and set off on your private walking tour of this fascinating city.Stop first in Rossio Square (Praça do Rossio) Lisbon’s main meeting place since the Middle Ages. Gaze at the fountains and buildings and admire the 19th-century black and white wave-shaped mosaics that cover the square.Walk to Restauradores Square (Praça dos Restauradores) where a 98-foot (30-meter) high obelisk commemorates Portugal’s independence from Spain in 1640. Here take in the art deco Eden Theatre building 18th-century Foz Palace and Liberdade Avenue the 19th-century boulevard that is Lisbon’s main lifeblood.Also
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Family Tour: Essential Lisbon
"First time family visitors to Lisbon? Then this is the perfect walking tour for you. You'll be introduced to the most important sights of the city center and invite you and your family to discover some hidden treasures. Did you know that Portugal had a r you and your kids will get to know the neighborhoods of Baixa Bica Bairro Alto and Chiado while walking through the various districts. Hear some of the fascinating stories that are being told about Lisbon and its inhabitants the ‘alfacinhas’ (little lettuce heads as they are called). Learn about the most important symbols of the city and biggest events in Lisbon’s history: the conquest of the city the Discoveries
From EUR40.00
 
Private Tour: Lisbon Old City
"This tour combines the old districts of Alfama Mouraria and Graça. Stopping at the famous viewpoints of Senhora do Monte and Portas do Sol and continue to São Jorge Castle and the monuments of the Old Cathedral the Pantheon and São Vicente Church. Pick up at the hotel or at other point of your convenience near the city center. Visit the authentic Lisbon full of historic highlights. Brush up on Portuguese history visit culturally diverse neighborhoods and admire classical architecture. Explore the vibrant Mouraria. Taste some delicious Portuguese pastries along with an Espresso. You will have plenty of time to enjoy each point and take your photos."""
From EUR60.00

Rei dos Frangos Tips (6)

Rei dos Frangos: "The King of Chicken"

I heard great things about this restaurant (also known as "Bom Jardim"), that the roasted chicken is the best in the world, blah blah blah. So I gave it a try. Yes, the chicken was good, but not to die for. Maybe I went on a bad day, but it's hardly one of the best choices in the city. The price however, makes it much more inviting, with the famous chicken, fries, a salad, and wine for about 10 euros! So yes, I'd recommended it to those looking for an inexpensive, rather rustic experience.

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SonOfLusus
Sep 01, 2005

Rei dos Frangos: The first night when you dont want to take a risk

Its in a sidestreet from the Rua portas Sta Antao and it is quiet famous also by Lisbonese people, so it is not a tourist trap.
With three we paid 35 euro. Watch out for the pollo assado. The sell it as one portion, but its a whole chicken with fried patatos and enough for two.
We had 3 salad, 3 pudim flan, coffee and one liter of red house wine. There is a terrace. In the winter you have to go inside....it is very busy and it smells very strongly. What do you smell ? Pollo assado. The have a normal menu, but 75 % of the visitors choose their famous pollo.

Favorite Dish Pollo assado ! Grilled chicken....

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Renescheffer
May 10, 2004

Rei dos Frangos: Great chicken

Wonderful restaurant, easy to find. Great food, nice prices. We found it by accident because our favourite restaurant was closed but never regretted it. Next time it's gonna be hard to choose because "our" restaurant is just around the corner.

Favorite Dish The grilled chicken is great. There's only one restaurant that tops it and that is the King of Chicken in Guya (Algarve).

Vanderklugt
Jan 03, 2008

We really enjoyed our meal in...

We really enjoyed our meal in a small café called Rei dos Frangos/Bom Jardim

Favorite Dish We had the spit roast chicken with the delicious (hot) piri piri sauce. The waiter was incredibly friendly and the strawberries were divine. He’ll look a bit older than this now as the picture was taken about 10 years ago.

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Sep 08, 2002
 
 
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Rei dos Frangos: Rei dos Frangos

This is not in any way posh but is central, cheap and very tasty as well as friendly nad popular. Eat outside. The staff will deal with any funnies who approach and it does add to interest.

Favorite Dish We ate chicken because my friend has rather traditional tastes but there is a wide menu. The chicken is meant to satisfy two - and it does!

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davidcross
Aug 26, 2002

Rei dos Frangos (it's only one...

Rei dos Frangos (it's only one of my favorites, really!)
It's great if you like simple, down to earth food. This restaurant has nothing to do with fine dining. It's a hole in the wall, a completely undecorated square box with simple furniture and a huge fire where the chickens are being roasted.

Favorite Dish They specialize in roast chicken (their name translates as 'chicken king')and chicken's definitely what you should have.

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