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Restaurante Carlos

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$$$
European, Portuguese
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Av. Comandante Matoso, Sagres 8650-357, Portugal
282624228
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 121
    Excellent
  • 127
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic and delicious

We went to this restaurant after being referred by someone from our earlier tour. It was wonderful. The waiter suggested I have the piri piri chicken and it was delicious. All our meals were great and it was very affordable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
JAPatino18
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Bel Air, Maryland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Loved this place last year, buzzy, good food, good service. Went back and sorely disappointing. Waited an hour and a quarter for 4 very basic meals. Sagres isn't speedy in terms of service but this was the worst of our whole trip. Honestly, the food was just very very medicore and we ended up leaving more than we ate. The... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Good service and food. We ate chicken Piri Piri, grilled bream and cod with rice - all very nice. Service was good and the staff were friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We dined here on Monday night 17August. The waiter was helpful, pleasant and efficient and the seafood was delicious. We'd thoroughly recommend this restaurant

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Went here on a Saturday night, not packed, but quite a lot of people. Did not get the expected service, had to get the waiter from inside, soup was clod, omelette was OK, had to get another waiter to pay the bill. There were ants at the bench we were sitting.

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RestauranteCarlos, Proprietário at Restaurante Carlos, responded to this review

hello mister Stian_Klepp im sorry about the waiting and the service but you should know that this time of year "august" we are almost everydays full and and is dificult to give everyone the atetion like you want. this is not a fast food restaurant because we do every food in the moment, we dont use bimby or convection hoven...... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We finished there casually, since we had no internet connection to check TripAdvisor. We had to wait a little bit since place was full but it worthed it. Sardines were fresh and really good (a big plate for 10 euros) and swordfish too was big and tasty. All accompanied by good local white wine.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Like every year, I eat at Carlos whenever I'm in Sagres Very good reception, very good services, food always very good, and good choice of wine. And as usual when I'll be at Sagres eating at Carlos

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

There are lots of good eating places in Sagres and in our view this isn't one of them, all four of us were disappointed in our food, the service was also very sloppy. There seemed to be no effoert put into either the food preparation or the service delivery. We would not recommend this place

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Bel Air, Maryland
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went to this restaurant after being referred by someone from our earlier tour. It was wonderful. The waiter suggested I have the piri piri chicken and it was delicious. All our meals were great and it was very affordable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Carlos is a restaurant at which one expects to eat a good satisfying meal. And you do indeed! the fish and beef that we had ordered ere perfectly cooked, tasty, truly yummy and very filling. Thanks team Carlos.

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Oslo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had dinner in Carlos, it is easy to find and soon got crowded, something that is a good sign. Friendly staff that seated us and served. The menu is quite normal for the area, they simply have a little bit of everything. I had the fish soup and that was good. Melon and ham as a starter was safe... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Comandante Matoso, Sagres 8650-357, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sagres
  • Phone Number: 282624228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28
  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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