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“Very authentic.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurante Carlos

Restaurante Carlos
Av. Comandante Matoso, Sagres 8650-357, Portugal
282624228
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Ranked #12 of 47 restaurants in Sagres
Price range: $0 - $28
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Very authentic.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

If this is 'Carlos' on the main road then we can recommend it highly. Busy even in low season with lots of locals. Good food and excellent athmosphere. Cant go wrong.

Visited December 2012
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    Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Potomac, Maryland
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Local food. Very good experience.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We went to Carlos Restaurant on jan 2nd, so many options were not available, since the previous day had been a holiday and, obviously, the fishermen did not work, so the waiter explained to us that there weren't any fresh fish. At a first glance, it sounds really disappointing. On the other hand, it shows that the restaurant works with exceptionally fresh food, which is a good sign of a place that worries about it.
We were a party of 3 and had the Octopus rice and the Feijoada of chocos. Both were really good, tasty and different. Appetizers + main dish + dessert resulted a total of 65€.
As dessert, the "Delicia algarvia" was extremely different, with a local plant called "alfarroba". Not too sweet, a little bit bitter. Worth trying.
It was a really good dinner and we would go back.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lisbon, Portugal
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Place by the sea, with great fish”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Food: Very Good;
Service: Good;
Location: Great. On top of a sand dune, on the Salgados beach. Just by the sea;
The journey: you can enjoy the nice Salgados beach, have lunch at Carlos, and take you time to watch Flamingos and thousands of other birds at the Salgados Lagoon. Take photos, but don't step outside the authorized tracks.

Visited August 2012
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Delicious portugese cousine!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012 via mobile

Wisiting this restaurant due to recomendation from our hotel. In one week we tried few times and all experience with restaurant was excellent!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Good food, but still a tourist place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

The food was good although bit pricier compared to other places.. lots of tourist but what other customer should you expect. they know how to serve the needs of the tourists..

Visited November 2012
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