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Casinha do Petisco

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Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
282 08 4285
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fun and friendly

Food is very good, massive portions though - too much for me to eat. Nice vibes and friendly staff although slow at tidying away plates and bringing the bill. Would recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
bethisdabest
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Food is very good, massive portions though - too much for me to eat. Nice vibes and friendly staff although slow at tidying away plates and bringing the bill. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Bestest greatest most amazing. And you will die eating. Seriously the portions are large and everything that's homemade is too die for. I have eaten some great prawn curry's in goa but as they its Portugal the madre goa and it surely beats all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our hotel recommended this restaurant but also said we would have to make a reservation. So glad we did as it was full and the door was locked for the rest of the evening, after our arrival. The food was typical of the region and specialized in seafood. My husband and I tried the shrimp and clam catalpa and it... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited this Restaurant in June, based on comments on the Trip Advisor Forum. The food was plentiful and good quality. The price was unbelievable for the size on the portions. We had not booked and were fortunate that they were able to fit us in as we only wanted one course - certainly could not have eaten anymore courses!!!!... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Place was small and packed, we had a reservation but the table wasn't ready. we had clams, cataplana and dessert which were all excellent, had to ask for couvert twice as the waitress never brought it when we ordered and we were also charged for the cheese that we didn't eat which every other restaurant takes off the bill if... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Best make a booking for this place, it's so popular! And with good reason too, decent prices 10-15e for a main. Get the shrimp!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It’s a typically Portuguese restaurant with a charismatic chef and owner, Mr. Luis. The place is always packed and with a long queue outside due to the popularity and the great food served. Definitely, I recommend you to book to avoid disappointment. It’s the ideal place to eat traditional Portuguese dishes. The House's King Prawns special is to die for... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Slow service and surly staff. Portions are huge but food is average. The booking system is farcical and if you get seated by the door you will spend your meal being stared at by the queue of people outside.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This restaurant serves large traditional Portuguese Food for a great price. We tried to dine the night before but the place was packed. This restaurant has a very small dining area and no out door seating, so reservations are a must. The plates are big and servings are large enough for two people so we shared some of our meals... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A great traditional Portuguese restaurant, you must book, eat local fish drink local house wine and home made desserts The prawn house special is to die for Excellent. Very compact seating :)

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Additional Information about Casinha do Petisco

Address: Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
Phone Number: 282 08 4285
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Portuguese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: 282 08 4285

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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