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O Lusitano

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Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
+351 289 592 217
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Well fed and served. Exactly what we needed to finish our holiday in Portugal. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a special meal on their visit to Algarve.

Thank John G
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

8 of us were looking forward to our first meal in albufeira. Gutted to of picked here. Started off ok, fresh orange juice squeezed at the bar, friendly service etc etc. Then the mains come out. My black pork and prawn kebab started off ok untill half way through when it became apparent that it was black on the outside... More 

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Crieff, Scotland
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is the restaurant we always go for our first meal in Albufeira and it never disappoints. Pedro is a charming, genuinely lovely guy and the food in this little tucked away restaurant is to die for. The restaurant is a little hidden but it is just 150 yards or so up the road from the worms roundabout on the... More 

Thank babymac
Naas, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Just back from the lovely country of Portugal. This being our second time to Albufeira we were looking for something above the average .By some miracle we found it accidently one night and boy we were so impressed we visited a second time before we came home. To say the food was beautiful is a sort of an under statement,... More 

Thank carroller1
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with fantastic service. We had a starter of cod and tuna carpaccio followed by squid and monkfish house specials. Beautiful food in a relaxed ambient environment - highly recommended.

Thank Loveportugal_10
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We have been coming to O Lusitano's for the last 8 years and have in that time been many times. It just gets better and better

Thank David B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Fed up with some of the food/restaurants in the old town we decided to try this restaurant out with the recommendation from one of the waiters at our hotel, got to say it was fantastic, amazing food and great service, ill certainly visit this place when in Portugal again,,,

Thank Guy300
Limerick, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We enjoyed two very relaxing evenings here. the food was tasty and beautifully presented. Prices for both food and drink are very reasonable. The charming Pedro was very attentive and friendly. A nice change from the sometimes far too noisy strip in Albufeira. We hope to return.

Thank Norma1322
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We found this place by accident looking on tripadvisor our first night for a place nearby. And I'm so glad we did. Steaks cooked to perfection, a sublime cod carpaccio and unbelievable service. Pedro could not do enough for us and we made sure this was a restaurant we revisited before our return to Ireland

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were visiting this restaurant with two friends, expecting to have fantastic meal in nice quiet atmosphere. Unfortunately we have terrible meal with good service. It's disappointing if the best part of the meal is vegetable soup. My fish of the day was horrible served with cold vegetables, my wife cod was swimming in fat, covered with tasteless onion.Our friends... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 592 217
Traditional Portuguese Cuisine - Indoor Room, Terrace and Lounge - Open for Lunch and Dinner Closed on Sunday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?