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O Lusitano

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Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
289 592 217
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Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional Portuguese Cuisine - Indoor Room, Terrace and Lounge - Open...
Traditional Portuguese Cuisine - Indoor Room, Terrace and Lounge - Open for Lunch and Dinner Closed on Sunday
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
another great meal

went back to o lustano with my wife we both had a new food from his menu,they both lovely,there wine was lovely aswell.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
tasty51
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Albufeira, Portugal
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Albufeira, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

went back to o lustano with my wife we both had a new food from his menu,they both lovely,there wine was lovely aswell.

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Brighton, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Were here, and reviewed O Lusitano, 2 years ago, but missed getting back to Portugal last year and this year have been very busy with friends visiting and a road trip to the north, so haven't done much around Albufeira. With only 2 weeks left in our winter escape we made a list of restaurants we wanted to revisit, and... More 

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Bolton, U.K.
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was my choice for my first restaurant visit of my stay since it was a few minutes walk from my rented house and had some positive reviews. It proved an excellent choice, with good food, good service and good value. Highlights were a special of slow-roast kid with potatoes - a very generous portion, as with all dishes! -steak... More 

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice. In January its not easy to find restaurants that are open during this time of year. Both times that we went (3 friends and myself) the restaurant was almost empty, but this didn't stop us having great a time, and dinner. The staff are extremely polite, friendly, and very helpful with recommending the local food.... More 

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Denver
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It can be difficult to find a reasonable restaurant for New Years Eve in Europe as many go in for festivities and set menu extravaganzas, (our hotel had a 250 Euro each set dinner). What a delight to find this great restaurant serving a limited but delicious menu. We really enjoyed every item and beyond recommending most everything.... make sure... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

What a restaurant, fantastic and attentive service, fantastic food we had the sea bass, all at a fantastic price. This was with out a doubt the best meal of our holiday, what a pity it was our last night. It was apparent that the staff care about the service and food they serve. Very highly recommended.

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albufeira portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Just had lunch here again and it was lovely. Hot tasty soup and lovely prawns. Attentive but not intrusive service. I'll definitely go back

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Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The dining room is very basic. There was only one other table occupied by paying customers. Some the the owner's relatives were at another table and his children were running about the restaurant. The bottle of house wine was mediocre. Our food questionable. I ordered the prawns and curry. The freshness of the prawns was very questionable and came in... More 

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manchester
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Allways return here food service outstanding.Pedro wonderful owner however Carlos is no longer there but he was training someone new.Outside area has had a lot of work done.It is a wonderful relaxing restaurant.

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Wexford, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just off the worms roundabout going 200 metres north a just off the busiest parts of this part of Albufeira lies this modern little restaurant. Quiet with soft music giving very pleasant atmosphere.Large Poruguese menu with some unusual combinations . Black pig cheeks with mushroom cream sauce being one- eat your heart out James Martin- and very delicious. Well worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: 289 592 217

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

Traditional Portuguese Cuisine - Indoor Room, Terrace and Lounge - Open for Lunch and Dinner Closed on Sunday

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