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O Escondidinho


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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At the top of the hill behind the Tivoli Hotel. Small local family-run restaurant.
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Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place in Lagos!Absolutely must try! We ordered sardinia, swordfish and grilled tuna, all of this dishes was amazing.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Alicja Ś
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not one for the record books. We had a decent meal. Unfortunately there were no sardines (which they are allegedly famous for) so it was a bit of a downer. However the ocean can only provide so much. That aside, it’s a very laid back...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank M101Voyage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

And I’m Portuguese, I went there with my boyfriend. Arrived at 21:30 asked for the table that was feee in the corner , and he mumbled to us that they wouldn’t serve anymore. That we had to go. We couldn’t even understand, asked again and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Matilde D
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

We had heared great things about this place and all 5 of us ordered tuna steak as there were only 3 fishes to choose from. We all love to eat tuna so we were happy that they had it on the menu. Once served, all...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wayfaringruby
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Want a modest spot away from tourist area and prices? This is the spot. Great seafood, simply prepared and delicious. Locals eatery with good service and friendly locals. Sardinha? The best!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MKSVoyager
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Read alot of the previous reviews and in light of same I was worried about service. However safe to say we had zero problems. The waiter tbf had poor English but he was most helpful and to be fair I’m in Portugal . Now again...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank sjml1
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a recommendation from a friend. It’s a very modest and small restaurant and obviously a favourite for locals. A little bit out of the way, but worth the walk. Delicious fresh fish cooked beautifully. Three of us shared a fish platter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank OliverJulius
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Had lunch here today with a friend and the fish was fantastic. Even during days with little fish in the market the owner (Gilberto) is able to get wonderful supply. One of the great things about this place is they provide you an initial dose...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lino T
Reviewed October 11, 2018

4 of us went here due to a recommendation of friends who had been here a few months prior. We were not disappointed. In addition to what we ordered, we received complimentary aperitifs and a starter fish plate. Service was good and the restaurant was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Niagaranomad
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

For a fixed price (12.5 euros) you can eat sardines until you are full. They are always grilling them and keep coming sizzling hot to your plate. Side dishes and beverage are paid extra.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jorgepro
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