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Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
+351 937 037 712
12:00 - 22:00
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Surrey U.K.
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216 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped here whilst in Tavira for the day. We wanted a traditional Portuguese restaurant. From the moment we arrived the waiters were very attentive and came out with the fresh sardines and tune to show us. 3 had the sardines and 3 of us the tuna, All was perfect. They gave us bread, cheese and pate to start and... More 

Thank Lynda A
Redmond, Washington
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ate lunch here and really had a lovely meal. We sat next to a couple from Norway and ended up singing Happy Birthday to one of them. Lamb Chops were cooked perfectly (and as requested) and the Shrimp salad also excellent. So enjoyed this meal and the entire experience. Wish we had time to come back for the Cataplana... More 

Thank kathleenvoyageur
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely greeting when we arrived and said we had a reservation, a table was set in front of us straight away! We had the cataplana which was just great with a lovely vino verde. The waiter took some time to explain to me what I should look for in a vino verde which I appreciated. I have only marked it... More 

Thank AlmostJ
Leeds, England
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usually research our restaurants but as many were closed on bank holiday Monday strolled out with no plans. Stumbled on this small intimate authentic restaurant. Felt grateful to get a table without booking and had total open mind. Waiter friendly and urged us not to have a starter each as swordfish portion is generous. Understatement! Shared one octopus salad which... More 

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tasty food in a busy restaurant. The sardines were excellent and the cataplan dishes were popular. Very attentive, friendly waiting staff.

Thank Sam R
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch here as it ranked highly, only to be met with average food. Salads were basic and the piri piri chicken over-cooked. This is more your basic holiday fair. Don't want to say too much more as this is someone's business and livelihood. Given it three stars but more like 2.5.

Thank Brian W
Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I really wanted to enjoy a lovely meal with my wife; it was a beautiful evening and Restaurant Abstracto had good TripAdvisor reviews. But it was so disappointing - the restaurant is obviously focussed on serving volumes of tourists and quality doesn't seem to be important. If you enjoy nice tastes, good presentation, beautifully cooked food - or just value... More 

Thank RobHNorthamptonshire
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64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here in our last night of a three night break.I had Sardines which were okay and my wife had Chicken Piri Piri.All distinctly average.It is not bad but there are better places.Maybe okay for lunch.

Thank Tadhg L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

DONT GO HERE! Awful service. Terrible food. My boyfriend and I came here after seeing lots of great reviews on trip advisor. We were very disappointed from the beginning, left wondering why we went there in the first place. My boyfriend had the tuna algarve style and I had sardines. The tuna was covered in oil and over cooked and... More 

Thank Frankie S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great food for a fair price. We had the mixed fish: a lot of very tasty fish, based on An authentic portugues recipe

Thank Peter W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 35
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 937 037 712

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?