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Casinha do Petisco

Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
+351 282 084 285
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“clams” (84 reviews)
“house prawns” (26 reviews)
“rice” (50 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unless you have a reservation (they only take reservations between 6 and 7 pm), you will need to wait for AGES! It's simply not worth it. Dishes are good, but nothing special. Service is just OK. Would never return nor recommend it!

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a meal last year while on holiday and it was fabulous so had to go again this year,I'm pleased to say it was just as good as I remembered. We know how busy it gets so booked a table for 7pm (the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the cataplana with prawns and rice. It's very tasty and with a lot a flavour. The place is busy, so come with time or make a reservation

Thank STV_Wanderer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our first night (Tuesday) to book a table for another night and the next available table was Saturday. When we went on Saturday it was so good we booked again for our last night. Most people queue outside for an age...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked in here early on our first day in Lagos. We arrived around 6 p.m. right after it opened, they were able to squeeze us in without a reservation. We were running on fumes after a red eye but were still awake enough to...More

2  Thank soxgirl414
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was so highly recommended to us by family that live in Lagos, that she made a reservation for us. This is a small restaurant with an unbelievably extensive menu. We were a party of six and we all thoroughly loved our meals. I...More

Thank Joan12165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although you have to book a couple of days in advance, this is by far the best restaurant I've ever been to! Pork & clams is about 10 euros & will feed two adults easily. The veg soup, olives and garlic carrots are a great...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Book well ahead if you want to get into this little restaurant as seating is limited but the planning or waiting is worth it as the seafood we had here was fantastic! Great creamy sauces with huge helpings of juicy prawns and clams. Wines reasonably...More

Thank Mal V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have over 1200 reviews and you still have 4,5 stars.... i have nothing to add. Delicious mixed cataplana, large kids menu's, fair price.

Thank Loadie1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strongly advice booking long beforehand, the shrimp and clam cataplana and the shrimps are the plats de resistance in this restaurant, a must try. All other dishes are very good, we also tried the grilled seabass, which was excellent, this place is worth travel for,...More

Thank brightstar777
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Questions & Answers
June 13, 2017|
Response from Rogerio L | Reviewed this property |
Hi , Sorry but don't work at the restaurant i only posted a review. I don't think they take reservations but you can try.
Deborah M
June 2, 2017|
Response from Rogerio L | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I don't think you can book but you can try , I would suggest you to go early around 7pm or so ! Thank you kindly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 084 285
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