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Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 328 527
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was amazing. Really bad service, in the end the waiter just threw the bill on the table without been asked. With costumers still eating they started to remove from terrace and asking people to rush because they wanted to close

Thank José S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really memorable casual meal in Santa Luzia after a day at Barril beach 5 minutes away. We regularly venture to Ilha de Tavira from where we stay (usually to the west of Faro) and an Octopus dish here is a great way to end the...More

Thank JasperTues
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was easily my favourite meal of the entire trip to the Algarve over four days. As a solo diner, I was happy to get a prime table just inside with the open doors overlooking the patio and across the street to the water and...More

Thank Christine O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was served by a German lady, her manner was abrupt and pretty unfriendly. We had our 2 yr old child with us, maybe it was because of this? Food great, we had prawns and curry octopus but we would not return again because of the...More

1  Thank Caitriona B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We drove through the town on the way to the beach. After a morning of swimming and sunning ourselves we returned to shore and just stumbled across this bustling lunchtime spot on the way back to Tavira. It looked so busy we parked up opposite...More

Thank AlmostJ
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We went back again with some friends to try the restaurant out again following our last great experience there, and were again delighted with the food and the staff. The menu is extensive with of course octopus taking up pride of place but there was...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We wanted to have a lovely dinner by the river/sea, and watch the sunset. We chose this restaurant because it used to be good 2 years ago. Unfortunately, we didn't have the lovely dinner we'd expected. It was a complete disappointment instead, an insult to...More

Thank jmendoncasantos
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This small restaurant specialises in octopus dishes, but also serves a carefully selected range of fish and meat dishes to suit all tastes. The food is plentiful and good quality. The ambiance is cosy and friendly. The staff are efficient and responsive. Eight of us...More

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We were recommended this place from our hotel in Tavira, which they booked an evening table for us. What can i say, what a find, possibly one of my fav's in Europe for what it does. Its very simple place with great service from Nicole...More

Thank cookiedave
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Not being a great fish lover (my wife is) we decided to try I opted for the braised pigs cheek,it was fantastic served with potato's and veg, the sweets were good and different, my wife had giant praws served with rice again she said it...More

Thank Frank B
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Hi, I hope you can help? We are staying in Vilamoura and I know we can get a bus to Faro and a train to Tavira. How would we get to your restaurant? Is it close to Tavira? How much would a taxi be. Regards Vanessa
19 June 2016|
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Response from ealinggolfer | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is about 5 minutes from Tavira so I don'tIimagine a taxi would cost very much - maybe between 5 and 10 euros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 328 527
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