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Lisbon and places to hear the Fado

Casa do Fado e da Guitarra Portuguesa Exhibition detail by José Manuel - T09ARH3A

Visiting Lisbon means a visit to a Fado house.  Try A Baiuca, a tiny Fado
House and eatery in the heart of the Alfama district, just off Rua São Pedro
on  Rua de São Miguel 20. Fado is sung 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.Thursday to Monday.
Phone. 351-218-867-284).
More information:
-Tasca do Chico
The amateur singers start at 10 p.m. and go until 2 a.m. Mondays and
Wednesdays every week. Rua Diário de Notícias, Nº 39
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-Café Luso
Fado legend Amalia Rodrigues sang here, so it is understandable that it is
now one of Lisbon's most famous Fado spots. Travessa da Queimada, 10 - in
the  Bairro Alto Phone: 351-21 342 2281
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-Clube de Fado
R. S. João da Praça, 94
This restaurant is located in the heart of Alfama and just a "stone's throw
away" of the renowned Sé de Lisboa. Here is possible to enjoy excellent
Portuguese traditional cooking, hear the sound of a Portuguese Guitar and
the greatest portuguese Fado voices.  
Phone: 351- 218 882 694 <>
-Bacalhau de Molho
Beco dos Armazéns do Linho, 1 (ao Arco de Jesus)
The bacalhau de molho, is the base of thousands of ways of cooking the most
popular of the fish, in the Portuguese cuisine. The restaurant Bacalhau de
Molho, placed in the Casa de Linhares it is also a mark in the Portuguese
gastronomy and in the art of well serving. Everything here gathers up to
hear the best of the fado sang by an  unequal cast of Fadistas.
Phone: 218863767
-Parreirinha de Alfama
Beco do Espírito Santo, 1
Phone: 351- 218868209
Located in a small street in Alfama, this restaurant is well known for its
fado singers. The walls are decorated with photos of some of the best fado
singers and it also has a nice collection of traditional tiles.
-Senhor Vinho
Rua do Meio à Lapa, 18/22
The esteemed Lapa quarter is the setting for "Sr. Vinho" and its magnificent
atmosphere, where portuguese specialities and an impressive wine list
delight well-known members of Lisbon society.
Phone:  351- 21 397 2681


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