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Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

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Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 328 527
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Reservations

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  • 118
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  • 107
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 12
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Paradise for octopus lovers!

Well, as you might expect from the name, here the octopus is cooked to perfection in many different ways. Grilled, in the oven, or fried... you will be satisfied! Try them all!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
doctorbonny
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Groningen, The Netherlands
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Well, as you might expect from the name, here the octopus is cooked to perfection in many different ways. Grilled, in the oven, or fried... you will be satisfied! Try them all!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had two excellent seafood dinners at this restaurant this week. We went one evening, and had one of our best meals in Portugal, it was so good that we went back the next day. If you are in the mood for seafood, this is the place, they doo eveything well.

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Oeiras, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Santa Luzia is the capital of the octopus, and this is the best restaurant in town. This means you may have to wait for some time before you get a table. Monday's are tougher,as several near by restaurantes are closed. Tip: you must give your name and number of people to the owner. Until your name is in the blackboard,... More 

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Ruislip, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Octopus cooked in every way you can imagine.Be adventurous! Not to be missed. Santa Luzia is a quaint little fishermen's village claiming the title of "the octopus capital of the world."

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I'm a returning client, from the first since I came here I love it and recommend it to everyone!!! Very nice and friendly employees, specially the manager "German girl"! ;)

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Canmore, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our restaurant of choice in Sao Bras being close, we drove down to Sta Luzia (a beautiful drive in springtime, by the way), for a coastal experience. We were not disappointed, the tide was half out, and the seagulls were ravenous! We walked along the front, and on a whim, decided to eat at ths restaurant; we almost did not... More 

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Baarn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We visited this little restaurant last April and their food was good. The waiter was very helpful to find the fish we liked. They also had good wine and beer, espresso and dessert.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

As you'd expect from the name of the restaurant, octopus is the thing to eat here, and it doesn't disappoint. I had it grilled, with lemon and garlic - four or five long tentacles, coiled around the dish. It was as tender as a large prawn and just as tasty. Worth a visit for the local speciality, and a beautiful... More 

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The starters were absolutely better than what most restaurants serve, the octopus was incredibly tender and the dessert cake was OK. The house red wine was very good. Service was quick and friendly and on top of this, we had very good professional fado music. All this for a reasonable price. We have been here before, and we will come... More 

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Limoges, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stopped here for lunch, even though we are not octopus eaters, but the menu posted outside looked good and dish of the day was pork with clams. It was 1.15pm and there were only 2 other diners outside, about 6 inside. Ordered port with clams - 9 euros and a steak - 12 euros. We do not eat olives so... More 

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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: +351 281 328 527
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 328 527

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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