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O Lusitano

Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
289 592 217
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Ranked #7 of 550 restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Found this little restaurant thanks to friends as it's a bit off the main road. Warm welcome and good service. The food was lovely, especially my lamb chops and not particularly pricey either. A place to revisit next year.

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Stratfield Mortimer, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We went looking for this restaurant because of the good TA reviews. As others have said it was a little difficult to find but well worth it - so good that we went back again the following night to try other items on the menu. We had steaks in various styles and all good, but the two highlights were a... More

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England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went here on our last night after debating whether to go to a place we'd been already in the week or risk somewhere new. We were glad we risked it. Was a little bit of a walk from where we were staying, but the staff were very friendly and gave us little portuguese lessons when they saw us struggling... More

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Angus
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our family of four visited O Lusitano on the second last evening of our holiday. We were so impressed that we decided to go back on our final night as it was by far the best restaurant we ate in during our whole stay. The food was delicious, portions generous and good value. Pedro and his staff were extremely welcoming... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We ate here our first night in Albufeira and couldn't have been happier with the choice! We both had three courses and shared a bottle of sparkling and it came to just over €50. The highlight for me was the Portuguese fillet steak, the white wine sauce was amazing.

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UK
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

Slightly off the tourist route but all the better for that this is a nice well run restaurant. The food we had was good and the waiter was very friendly and really good at his job. The most memorable thing I ate here was a side dish of rice and beans which was delicious.

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Aberdare, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Went albafero with my friends Pauline and mark who have a apartment there,they took me to Lusitano restaurant ,which they visit regular ,it's off the beaten track but it's worth every step of the way ,the atmosphere was very friendly and was used by lots locals ,the pepper fillet steak is to die for yum yum ! Pedro and his... More

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Budapest
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98 reviews 98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Ranked on TA as the 7th best in Albufeira (out of over 500) and the 16th in the Faro district (out of 2400) we had very high expectations when entering the Lusitano. (It was not easy to find, because the address given is Avenida Salgado Zenha, but my GPS knows it under the name of Avenida da Correeira.) It’s a... More

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Melton Mowbray Leics
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Only visited the once but wished we could have returned, its located not far from the Worm roundabout, tucked out of the way set back from the road. A few weeks since we ate there, I had a pork dish and my wife had Golden Bream, both meals were well cooked and well presented. The fish had been filleted. The... More

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Shotts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We found this restaurant on the free map and it was within 10mins walk from our hotel (Tropical Sol), but we would never have found it without the map as it isn't on a busy street and there was nothing else touristy nearby. This restaurant is a hidden gem and I can not speak highly enough of it. It was... More

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