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Prato Cheio

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Rua Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
+351 282 037 469
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Arroz da marisco. Rice with sea food. It was very good this was the Sunday special. During the week they have menu of the day which extends to the evening. 3 courses plus wine and coffee for 10 euros. This is in addition to the normal menu. Waiter will even try and teach you Portuguese if you ask nicely... More 

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Thank Neil C
Georgian Bay, Canada
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Followed the recommended of out condo owners and were blown away. Had the daily specials and were so impressed. A little surprised that they had both chips and rice with our stuffed squid but leave one, eat the other. Everything came included including a liter of wine and dessert! P!Us a shot of firewater afterwards. I sent the check back... More 

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Thank Norman M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Have visited many many times over the last few years, the food has always been good. However the original family are back and the food and atmosphere are second to none. Visited for New Year's Eve lunch and felt part of the family. Excellent food and service, daily specials are amazing. The charming waiter even offered to take me home... More 

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Thank Nick P
Lagos, Portugal
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

Prato Cheio under new ownership now is even better. The family who had it up to around 7 or 8 years ago have returned. Portions are large and the food quality is superb also the service very good. It is back to a family run restaurant with friendly helpful owners and staff. Very reasonable priced wine by the jarro (jug).as... More 

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1 Thank alan H
Queens, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to the restaurant as we ordered seafood Cataplana for two, this huge portion actually took care of our 3 teenagers. I ordered the pepper steak with a really mouthful sauce do deep the homemade break on, I asked the owner Rui how to make it and he gave me that look with a smile and... More 

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Thank sergiochanini
Aveiro
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Found the place by chance but glad we did. The food was quite good, not very expensive and the people were friendly and attentive. Definitely coming back during our vacation!

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Thank Anagil14
Queens, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is our second visit to the restaurant as we ordered seafood Cataplana for two, this huge portion actually took care of our 3 teenagers. I ordered the pepper steak with a really mouthful sauce do deep the homemade break on, I asked the owner Rui how to make it and he gave me that look with a smile and... More 

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Thank sergiochanini
stratford-upon-avon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

Decided to visit this restaurant after reading Trip Adviser reports. It is situated in a residential district slightly out of town. Hadn't booked, but friendly waiter quickly found us a table. Had the couvert and then a tomato salad for me and melon with presunto for my husband. For mains, a huge portion of lamb chops and a delicious meat... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

We found this little Gem on trip advisor and wandered over for lunch and enjoyed a fish feast with the best Sardines we both had ever eaten, followed by a great local pork and clam dish and another fish dish. Our waiter Bruno was a polite and genuine young guy and made us feel completely at home and so did... More 

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Thank Darren P
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

First of all here are some hopefully helpful directions. At the junction of Rua Jose Alfonso and Rua da Gafaria is a skate park. With the skate park behind you carry on up R. Jose Alfonso. The first street on the right is called Rua Dr Francisco sa Carneiro. Go up this street past a bank and a school football... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 037 469

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?