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Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 328 527
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“octopus” (108 reviews)
“pulpo” (52 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Santa Luzia is a quaint little fishing village less crowded than it's neighbor Tavira. The restaurant choice is not big and Casa do Polvo is the most interesting choice. Having said that, I would not suggest it in August.they do not take reservation and from...More

Thank PrincipeBV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good and very natural food, and a very good place to be - either for lunch or dinner. The grilled polvo is delicious!

Thank Kerstin Anderss... L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Octopus heaven!!! Grilled, baked, fried, roasted, you name it - you got it. In rice, with vegetables, to dip, in pasta...again you name it you got it! If you love octopus you need to try this place. We got there late on a Wednesday and...More

Thank Jaclyn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is good, but doesn't deserve the fame it has, at least recently. The rice with beans had no taste, and the codfish salad also!

Thank marigsimo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food from the starter till the desserts. We had Polvo à Lagareiro and it was very soft and tasty, one of the best i had in my life. Will return definitely.

Thank Pedro F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Santa Luzia for a week for the first time, with the family, a place apparently known for its great octopus, a great, traditional Portuguese food cooked in so many wonderful dishes. Ever since we got there, despite not knowing it previously, this...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went to the restaurant 2 times and both were great! They serve octopus in so many ways and it is all fresh. The spaghetti vongole was not very good, the spaghetti was overcooked. Friendly service and the speak good English.

Thank Astrid_abc
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a decent restaurant, you can get an enormous selection of Octopus served in a variety of ways. The "house" choices are to be recommended. Best to sit outside as the inside can get rather warm. The service we received on both our visits...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We have visited 5 or 6 times over the past 4 years but won't again. The atmosphere on our last visit was very negative and the service very slow. The owner is a German lady who had been friendly, if curt, on our previous visits...More

Thank Leon M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

What a great! My BF found this place based on reviews and so glad we went The squid is phenomenal and loved the atmosphere and wine Friendly staff and just diving desert too Thank tally coming back!

Thank Haley E
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19 June 2016|
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Response from ealinggolfer | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is about 5 minutes from Tavira so I don'tIimagine a taxi would cost very much - maybe between 5 and 10 euros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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18:30 - 22:00
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12:00 - 15:00
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18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 328 527
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