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Rest Abstracto

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Portuguese
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Avenida Dr Antonio Cabreira, 34, Tavira, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Established professionals.

Very capable and friendly front of house with good service and nice food. Would have problems finding fault with the typically Portuguese food and well worth a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
ChrisBram2014
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
Wallasey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Just back from 5 days in Tavira, Algarve. Tried a few restaurants (of which there are numerous), but "Restaurant Abstracto" by far the best. Anything on the seafood menu is a winner. Staff really helpful and friendly Went back a second time as the food was so good. definite recommendation.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Very capable and friendly front of house with good service and nice food. Would have problems finding fault with the typically Portuguese food and well worth a visit

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Plymouth, Montserrat
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Stopped for lunch. Charming people, lovely welcome. Great food and great value for money. Would highly recommend it.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We had a fish cataplana (no pre-order necessary) and it was truly delicious. The waiters were wonderful. The place is nicely done, we were sitting outside in the narrow street which was very peaceful.

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Kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

On a dull Sunday in March (Easter Sunday) our family group of 7 checked out several restaurants and in the end we opted for one down a pedestrianised street on the other side of the river. It was called ‘Rest Abstracto’. We could not sit inside as the small restaurant could not accommodate our group, so we sat outside. The... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We had a very nice meal here - the best in Tavira. I had sardines that were fresh - the skin crunchy and salty and the flesh tender. Lots of salad, freshly cooked potatoes (unlike the ones in my other review in Tavira), attentive service. I would absolutely recommend it. Its not fussy, but they are kind and the food... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had a good meal here recently. It was a more traditional menu than it used to be when we went there a lot- years ago. Nonetheless, it was enjoyable and the new owner and his staff were efficient and welcoming. Its worth a visit.

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Short and simple, as above, the food was fantastic and the premises were quaint, charming and comfortable. The staff were also helpful and friendly and the location too was good! Make this part of your stay!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I should have known better really....... The more upmarket restaurants in Tavira tend to disappoint and this was no exception. Still, I fancied sole and sole was on the menu and the decor looked fine so in I went. The sole whilst cooked well was the smallest that I have ever eaten. I thought that they threw these back! The... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very busy -we sat outside in the street. Very friendly service- slow as normally expected in Portugal which should not be considered a problem. The meals were excellent and chef came out to personally check on every table and bought everyone a drink.

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Address: Avenida Dr Antonio Cabreira, 34, Tavira, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
Average Prices: USD 17 - 35
Cuisine: Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Dr Antonio Cabreira, 34, Tavira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 35
  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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