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Bar da Lota

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Porto Pesca | 8600, Lagos, Portugal
+351 282 764 048
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Stradbroke, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Don't waste time dressing up as this is a shorts & t-shirt establishment. Basic wooden or plastic tables and stools. A mix of local workers, beach lovers, commuters & tourists. A total gem of a place - loads of fish & a few meat dishes. Cooked to perfection in an open kitchen. No booking just turn up and hope you... More 

Thank JGL973
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Good food. Nice wine. Location oke. But why is everybody in the restaurant so depressed? Not a smile or nice word during our whole seat. Pity!

1 Thank Kees v
Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We had passed this restaurant several times while walking in Lagos. It is off the beaten track but worth a visit. The fish was fresh and very well priced. Don't expect the frills here though, with bench seating you won't come here for a romantic dinner. The food presentation was simple, perhaps too simple. Potatoes come in a small bowl... More 

Thank dirkyyc
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Busy with locals, clearly popular so we slipped in and got accommodated. You can see the chefs cooking the fish. It's so fresh, delicious. Inexpensive and the staff are attentive. Caution on the wine, I didn't enjoy the fizzy red house stuff. There's bottles on the list which I should have heeded!

Thank thegic
new ross
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

6 ate here last monday night , one didnt eat fish but had excellent "black Pork " it was soooo tasty. The fish was excellent ,Starter of shrimp is a Must, Salmon , Mackerel golden bream...... All dishes are all less than 10e ..... This place is a must visit..

Thank seanNewRoss
Maynooth, Ireland
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016

All of the fish is amazing. The fried shrimp is to die for. Seven of us ate and we all had great meals. The variety of fish is excellent and service friendly and efficient.

Thank CindyCollins
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

We found this fantastic, casual fish restaurant via a quick online search when we were returning from a dolphin watching cruise. The location is a bit odd, as it is just past some storage facilities at the marina. However, it makes you feel like you're off the beaten path. The fishes and meats are written on a chalkboard and all... More 

Thank dblvancap
Radlett, Herts, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance in a corner of the marina. A simple setup but the best fresh fish we have eaten. The fish is grilled simply on a charcoal BBQ served with boiled potatoes and a salad. A good choice of desserts and a nice house wine. Good, friendly service and all for €30 for two.

Thank Divyang M
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

We're just back from a lovely meal here & my husband is already asking when we're going back! We had swordfish & seabass & both thought they were amazing, along with tasty house wine & beer for less than €30 it was fab. Yes, the view is a bit industrial but there's something pretty cool about the tractors & yachts... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Good and fresh sardines, baked potatoes with skin are very tasty. The salad is well served is spicy. The service is fast and friendly. Should arrive early for launch (12:30h) to don't wait for table, specially in summer

Thank CBiscaia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porto Pesca | 8600, Lagos, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 764 048

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?