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O Escondidinho

Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
+351 282 760 386
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (60 reviews)
“grilled fish” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Despite coming to Lagos many times over the past decade we had never come across this restaurant. So glad we were recommended by a friend. Clearly a local favourite and I can see why. The fish is outstanding - we chose sea bass and mackerel...More

Thank N5Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a lovely experience in this restaurant, even though it was packed and it was late, the people serving were very helpful and so lovely. However if you are expecting a quick and impersonal service, don't bother as you will be disappointed. We...More

Thank Bruna R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my cousin came to this restaurant after recommendations from a local. Oh boy we were very happy after our dinner, food was yummy and the service was great. The sardines were to die for and the pudim was gorgeous! We are definitely coming...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day long of diving on the famous wrecks in algarve, I was looking for a place where I could have fresh seafood without the touristy fare. My dive guide and now my buddy, and his wife were so nice to accomodate my cravings...More

Thank nikonos3
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Fantastic, family run feel restaurant. Highlights - welcome mescal and free little bbq fishies, green wine and sea bass.

Thank Orla C
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I'm so happy that I found that restaurant. It looks like old-traditional portuguese restaurant with astonishing atmosphere. The prices are good and food is great(ordered fishes were fresh). That was a first time, when I was able to feel the portuguese style so well. I...More

Thank kfkochanski
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth the walk up the hill to find this place. Greeted by the owner giving us a couvert of chilled muscat, lovely olives, bread and marinated sardines. The house wine comes by the half pitcher and is a very reasonable price. We selected our...More

1  Thank dgreenwood2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

They have many kinds of fish food but I think the value is not good for the price. It seems like a local restaurant but actually it is touristic one. The food is also not impressive, just so so.

Thank 상현 백
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Go there and enjoy the genuine atmosphere and fresh fish!sardines, dourada and tuna! all was delicious! it's better to go at lunch time!

Thank martaaaaa2
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This is a smallish restaurant tucked away in a back street - thus the name 'hidden' - with a specialty of grilled seafood. We had a large platter for a reasonable amount, and a plate of razor clams that were very tasty though weird-looking (long...More

Thank John G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 760 386
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At the top of the hill behind the Tivoli Hotel. Small local family-run restaurant.
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