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Restaurante Abstracto

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Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fri - Wed 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are three things we liked about this restaurant: the quality of the food; the attentive service; nice touches, like the complimentary glass of port offered at the end of our meal. We were persuaded to try it by an English couple who have been regular visitors for 12 years. We were grateful for their advice, as there are a... More 

Thank Wombat2013
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called here in passing on a Sunday lunch time. It's down an alley way where everything else looks pretty mediocre. We sat inside and ordered a salad and mixed grilled fish for one to share. The food was delicious and plenty for lunch. The staff were all very friendly.great value, great food

Thank hmd1985
Bath, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tavira and came across this charming place, which is the other side of the river. It was great for a lunch and was surprisingly cheap, although that didn't mean lesser quality. The food was great, waiting staff were friendly and we even got free bread (unheard of in Portugal!) and Port at the end of our meal. Located... More 

Thank Katherine M
Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

..for the main, we had the prawn, monkfish Cataplana...huge serving..no need for an entree...very attentive staff, nice wine..classic small narrow in the old town..a ice place to enjoy an evening meal

Thank Harold L
Lisbon, Portugal
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in the old town of Tavira which is nice for you to walk around. The food was ok but not spectacular, and the décor it´s a bit kitsch. The owner which was the one who served us was very friendly.

Thank António A
Cramlington, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Referred by a friend and advised to try the Monk fish, prawn and clam Cataplana for two. More than enough for us both and the quality of ingredients top class with an amazing sauce. The others who had meat dishes were a bit dissapointed that the pork slices and chips were cold when served. Although the steak Diane's were of... More 

Thank Patricia O
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This restaurant is on a lovely pedestrian street. We were sitting outside in the shade, which was very pleasant. The food was excellent and the service very efficient. They speak English and French. Very much recommended!

Thank Valerie A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a meal previously. Opted for bread butter and pate. This time had lamb chops and golden bream . Lovely food , nice staff. I like the dekor inside. Prices are reasonable .

Thank Kangol1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited here 3 times during our week in Tavira. All the meals were excellent. Especially the seafood cataplana. Nice house red, friendly, unobtrusive service, not rushed, nothing to complain about.

Thank HGDave
Alvechurch, England
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Tried this because of rave reviews in a local magazine. What a gem of a find, located in a street otherwise occupied by very average ethnic and touristy restaurants. Family run and traditional Portuguese food but with some dishes to cater for the average tourist. Cataplana to die for - definitely the best meal ever in Portugal. Staff very friendly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $35
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: 937037712

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