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All 171 Tavira Restaurants

Casa Simao

Rua Joao Vaz Corte real 10, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
281 321 647
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Ranked #26 of 171 Restaurants in Tavira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Seaton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Having recently found this restaurant, now go there twice a week! Great choice of food with daily specials, good wine and very friendly staff. Gets busy with the locals but everything is no trouble to the brothers. A must try to anyone visiting Tavira area.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

In spite of it being a very busy Saturday night, the waiter took so much care with my visually impaired husband, and had made sure that his fish was completely free of bones. Delicious horse mackerel, delicious homemade puds, and completely authentic Portuguese cooking, this will be a favourite any time we visit Tavira, and the prices are a refreshing... More

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east mids
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is family run and is used a lot by locals. The first night we visited there were tables set out for family occasions. It is indoor only, a bit canteenish, but is very busy and the staff seem to know all the customers. My wife had swordfish and gave it 10/10. She has been waiting for years to... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is our 5th visit to Portugal and probably our 10th to Simao. Friendly staff, delicious specials, everything else well priced and well cooked. We keep thinking we should try harder to eat elsewhere... but why, when the food is so good? And no, the decor doesn't dazzle but when you're focused on the food... who cares?

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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had lunch and diner at Casa Simao. It is always busy, mostly with Portugese people. They make great homecooked food with daily extra dishes to chose from. After all we liked this very busy restaurant the most for its lovely food and the way it looks. Very professional and superfriendly staff. Don not forget to order a dessert, they... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loads of locals, tells you it all. Food you would recognise from your Mother's kitchen, that's if your Mama could cook?? The kids finished there meals, Mom's steak was good and my Piri Piri chicken was really tasty. This one is a must, but don't let first impressions put you off.

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Brussels, Belgium
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The place in Tavira where you see the most locals, which is a sign. You go there for eating, and not for staying: food is fresh, simply but excellently prepared, great portions. Staff is efficient and very friendly, even though they hurry, because people are always waiting at the bar for the next free table. But you never wait long.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

7 of us ate at this restaurant in July 2014, the food was well cooked and very well priced. No one in our party had any complaints with regards to the food. The service could of been a little quicker / better but in their defence the lad that served us was new so he was finding his feet.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you want simple, traditional, great value and delicious food in the heart of Tavira then Casa Simao is the place to go. The interior is quite dated and with some long tables it almost feels like a dining hall. However the restaurant is clean, the staff friendly and the food is very tasty. The fact that the restaurant is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you want simple, traditional and delicious food in the heart of Tavira then Casa Simao is the place to go. The interior looks quite dated and with some long tables it almost feels like a dining hall. However the restaurant is clean, the staff friendly and the food is very tasty. The fact that the restaurant is popular with... More

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