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O Charneco

R. Joaquim M. Charneco, 3, Estombar, Lagoa 8400-037, Portugal
+351 282 431 113
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“monkfish” (7 reviews)
“clams” (5 reviews)
“sardines” (3 reviews)
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R. Joaquim M. Charneco, 3, Estombar, Lagoa 8400-037, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Typical Portuguese food, astonishing quality, happy as can be! This is a must see for everyone - pays off to come here

Thank mdietl85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is unbelievable, it's a hidden gem and well worth a visit. The food is fantastic and just keeps coming. A wonderful, wonderful restaurant

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great food, great service, amazing atmosphere. Don't bother if u want to get quick dinner:) Sit, relax and enjoy food for 2-3 hours as waiter brings dish after dish.

Thank Piotr S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

After reading all the lovely reviews on trip advisor, we had to visit this restaurant. We are not the kind of people that visit a foreign country and look for British restaurants. We love to sample the local delights. We had booked the restaurant through...More

Thank AnnieBananie66
Reviewed 14 February 2017

in a small corner of Estombar, the food is very reasonable but the quality and the service can vary. Perhaps sometimes under staffed, or just too busy. Cant really say but this is a problem to be addressed.

Thank trudy G
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There is no menu and local home cooked Portuguese food is offered according to the season. Everything is included in the price (drinks as well). All in all a good selection and variety for most people with the desserts being slightly disappointing. Great lamb, tapas...More

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Set menu meal of local dishes, really well cooked in a relaxed atmosphere. Highlights for me were the monkfish and rice soup and the cuttle fish and potato salad.

1  Thank Ally1111
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We read the trip advisor reviews and our hotel accommodation booked us into the restaurant - 7pm on a Saturday evening. It was so lovely. There is a warm positive atmosphere that accommodated us with younger children. The way the restaurant works is what you...More

1  Thank terrinuge1
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

These is a very typical Portuguese restaurant, the small starters are delicious and the main courses are very good aswell. If you are in holidays in the Algarve you have to go to O Charneco and try the real Portuguese kitchen!

1  Thank Jony-internacional
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby at Quinta dos Vales and our host recommended we book here for dinner. It is a small unassuming place. No menus, you just get what you get. In our case we had four or five little tapas starters and dips, including...More

1  Thank domburch
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4 May 2016|
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Response from carmona_00 | Reviewed this property |
I guess you can have a beer or two, but the main thing are the traditional dishes...
1 June 2015|
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Response from Lindahx |
Yes thank you x
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: R. Joaquim M. Charneco, 3, Estombar, Lagoa 8400-037, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagoa  >  Estombar
  • Phone Number: +351 282 431 113
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Pequeno restaurante tradicional, que se dedica á Confeçao e divulgação da comida regional algarvia.
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