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R. Jose Afonso 12B | Santa Maria, Lagos 8600, Portugal
+351 282 760 113
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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Second time here for dinner for twol. We enjoyed fish soup as a starter, with lamb and fish for our main course and a bottle of wine (all €31). The food was well presented, hot and good portion size. The restaurant was busy, but not full, with a mix of locals and expats. Some background music would have added to... More 

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stockton
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287 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

My husband and I have never been disappointed with food at bon apetite its good portugeese food always busy with locals so quite suprised with the last couple of reviews.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

....in every way. We love traditional, family run Portuguese restaurants as like to support small businesses but this was tasteless food and awful service. Ordered Couvert and did not arrive, when brought our meals the owner/manager/waiter simply said "my fault" (yes, clearly!). Our daughter's leg was severely marked from the high chair. Of all restaurants visited in Lagos this was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Looked forward to visiting after reading lots of positive reviews but we were so disappointed with our meal. I ordered pepper steak which was fine and my wife ordered lamb stew which when it came looked like a dogs dinner with lots of bones and fat and not much lamb. Next to no vegetables and at €9 not cheap. You... More 

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Tweed, Canada
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Went for dinner to try Cataplano (seafood cooked in closed wok like container). Very good, tasty, meal. Worth trying!

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stockton
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287 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a great restaurant out of the tourisy area great service food is always good plenty of choice. Lots of potugeese eat here which is always a good sign.

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Thank StocktonSween
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This is a great little restaurant outside the main touristy restaurant area. It has an extensive menu which offers basic, no frills food in good portions and at good prices. The staff are friendly and helpful and as you can see the kitchen area you can see that the food is being freshly cooked in a clean kitchen area. We... More 

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Durham
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80 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Very good for both lunch and dinner, and as it is situated outside the town walls offers great value for money. There is plenty of choice of both fish and meat dishes and I particularly like the lightly battered fish fillets. The wine is also very reasonably priced.

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1 Thank DurhamSpartan
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183 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

This is a real locals place outside of main tourist area in the walls and 100 metres from our apartment. Good Portuguese food, well cooked. Spotless open kitchen. Good service, friendly helpful staff. It's near the Skate Park and pro putting. Worth looking for. Serves local specialities, grilled fish etc . Meal for two with wine and coffee €25 to... More 

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stockton
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287 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is a traditional restaurant the food is amazing staff are friendly the atmosphere is really great have eaten here on a number of occasions never dissapoints

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. Jose Afonso 12B | Santa Maria, Lagos 8600, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 760 113

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