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O Artista Restaurant and Bar

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RUA ANTONIO CRISOGNO DOS SANTOS 56, Lagos 8600, Portugal
282769147
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Your local home from home...the most entertaining bar in Lagos, "O...
Your local home from home...the most entertaining bar in Lagos, "O Artista" - "The Artist" - is creative in all that it offers. Famous for its awesome atmosphere, excellent entertainment and fabulous food.
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    Very good
  • 11
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Arista

Always a warm friendly welcome, and always a nice atmosphere especially on Tuesdays...live music night. Its definitely aimed at rhe british:))

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Angeleyez51
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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118 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kingston upon Hull
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Ate here on our first night in Lagos, very good food and wine with excellent service. Great value for money, my roast lamb was beautiful, mint sauce too! My husband enjoyed some beautifully cooked swordfish. Live music but not too loud, you could still talk and a great atmosphere .

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Bath, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Interesting place, think €15 a head for food and booze, so reasonably priced. Has a good mix of tourists plus expats. Serves peroni but the Sagres is better. Food is definitely plentiful so you will not leave hungry plus shows all the main sporting events. We had food the night before then returned the next day to watch the six... More 

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Carlton Colville
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Quite simply the best place to go when you are in Lagos. Live entertainment every night, friendly and attentive staff, good food and a great atmosphere. We visit every time we are in Lagos.

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Northern Ireland
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

During our recent stay in Lagos, we visited O Artista every evening for a nightcap. The staff were very welcoming. They had karaoke and live singers each night. We didn't eat out here but it was busy some evenings. Service was quick and efficient and free wifi was great. Definitely worth a visit.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

They have live entertainment. On Thursdays the famous Ashleen Marie sings. Not to be missed. Food is always good.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Always a warm friendly welcome, and always a nice atmosphere especially on Tuesdays...live music night. Its definitely aimed at rhe british:))

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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183 reviews 183 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We went here by accident but enjoyed the food so much came back the last night. Entertainment every night. Place full of English people living abroad each night and songs tended to be from 50s,60s. 70s. Kareoke on one night too if that's your thing. Great wifi and very friendly staff.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We probably would of never went here, but we were staying at hotel Tivoli just over the road, so very handy. Owner was very friendly, food was nice, although nothing out of the ordinary, and although it was not busy we did have a long wait. Did not see any of the entertainment, but sounds good esp to have on... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed at the hotel across the street and after dinner we popped in for a nightcap and ended up staying for several hours listening to the live 2-person duo who were excellent. Some of us got up to dance as well so it was a very festive place. If we had stayed another night, we probably would have returned... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Out of season, the restaurant wasn't very busy, but despite the season still puts on live music. On this occasion it was a talented and entertaining saxophonist (four saxophones!) who interacted well with the clientelle generally. Our food was plentiful and service was pleasant with the owner talking to the clients and joining the fun with the saxophonist. Seems to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: RUA ANTONIO CRISOGNO DOS SANTOS 56, Lagos 8600, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: 282769147

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

Description

Your local home from home...the most entertaining bar in Lagos, "O Artista" - "The Artist" - is creative in all that it offers. Famous for its awesome atmosphere, excellent entertainment and fabulous food.

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