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O Ciclista

Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 281 325 246
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Food good,service terrible,ask 3 times for everything,won't be back,too many other good restaurants around.

Thank ballykissane
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

This was probably close on our 60th dinner at O Ciclista. We tend to think that knowing what a restaurant is best at is the route to follow. O Ciclista is good at quite a few things but the grilled fresh fish is pretty difficult...More

Thank Bootsja105
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely delicious food and really lovely friendly staff, made the whole experience great! Jena in particular was so funny! We went back twice for their amazing authentic Portuguese dishes and delicious desserts! It's on the edge of town so we wouldn't have known about it...More

Thank BoogietheJedi
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Although we've stayed near Tavira for a couple of years and driven past this restaurant many times we've never tried it preferring to dine in the town. This year we visited it and I'm glad we did! We've been three times. The service is good...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

So we needed a quick dinner just returning from the beach, so we decided to give O Ciclista a try being on our way home. It is located on the outskirts of Tavira. We ordered Hamburgers for the kids, octopus salad, mussels and grilled squid....More

Thank Alexandre B
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Excelent personel. Efficient and very friendly. Fresh fish chosen by you, by the kilo and cooked the way you want. Real portuguese dishes and big portions too. Well located and calm place. We come here every year at least twice on our summer holidays and...More

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

One of the nearby restaurants was closed so O Ciclista was extremely busy and short staffed. Although service was slow it was courteous and the food was good with generous portions. Ordering fish priced by the kilo can be dangerous, we found (!) so make...More

Thank Lollyven
Reviewed February 27, 2016

A popular venue for lunch & dinner specialising in mainly fish dishes. It can get very busy so it's advisably to book in high season.

Thank tom w
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We went for lunch in a large booked party. We were early and, and despite the fact that we were early, when the restaurant got busy the staff didn't seem able to cope with the numbers. The service was slow and the food, on the...More

Thank Dianne J
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Shared octopus salad, large veal steak with egg grilled chicken. No couvert 2 soft drinks€28. Has a large capacity. Staff were pleasant, busy clearing and resetting for dinner. Fish on display looked fresh

Thank Kangol1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 325 246
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