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All 13 Santa Luzia Restaurants

Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
281 328 527
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Ranked #4 of 13 Restaurants in Santa Luzia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were told by some friends who had visited Tavira to give this place a chance, since Santa Lucia is known as the Octopus' Capital. The meal was tasty, although it took a bit long to arrive, but the waiter apologized and was very nice about it. We had a beautiful view over the Ria Fomosa, enjoying the sun while... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice place under Ria Formosa. Very good food for those who likes octopus. Nice people. Very good wine. Taste Qta. S.Sebastião 2011

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Excelent service, very good atmosphere and the food... very, very good! Try Caril de Polvo, if you like spicy food, or the traditional Arroz de Polvo. Both 5*!!!

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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have been there a year before for a Fado Night and the food was fine, so we thought it might be nice to come back for another dinner. But the service was slow and we got the olives and bread only when we had already the starter. And then there was raw garlic on everything, the salad, the polvo... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great rump steak while over visiting my mum and dad. The house red was great. Was a little cramped but a great night was had by all.

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is a very popular restaurant with excellent service great food and scenic surroundings close to shore front. There is a selection of meat and fish dishes which are very reasonable costing on average 15 euro per person including wine. I would certainly endorse this restaurant and will return to this beautiful village.

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Kortenhoef, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Friends who did not like polvo...were flabberghasted.. how is this possible? A carpaccio of polvo...incredible, so delicious! And then the artistic interior with tiles from famous artist Carlos Fonseca Martins. And Fado nights most Thursdays. And the charming village of Santa Luzia, where the fisherman's ships are parked in front of the terrace.

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Southminster, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

As mentioned by previous reviewers, service during busy times can be slow but the food more than made up for the service. It was one of the tastiest meals we have eaten during our week's stay. Price was reasonable as well around 17 euros per person for a main meal and lots of wine. I would recommend this restaurant to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You can't book here and it is seiously popular so either get there as it opens or be prepared to wait. Although they have a very civilised queuing system so waiting is not a chore. Lovely position at the end of the shore front. There is outside seating but interior is beautiful. We wanted to push two tables together near... More 

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Sintra, Portugal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We visited this restaurant at the end of a beach day in Terra Estreita. The food was so nice - I had octopus rice - and it was just delicious. If you're planning to have a meal there, arrive early at the diner time just because when we left there were lots of people waiting for table.

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Additional Information about Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Address: Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
Phone Number: 281 328 527
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Portuguese

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