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O Escondidinho

Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
+351 282 760 386
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (73 reviews)
“grilled fish” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place based on Portuguese friend's recommendation and weren't disappointed. We ordered seabass and sardines. The waiter keeps bringing you the sardines fresh from grill until you tell him to stop. This way my husband ate 20 sardines! The place gets really busy...More

Thank Tereza H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place, fresh fish and an all you can grilled sardines. If you are looking for fresh sea food and a typical local restaurant, this is the one. If you are fussy and expect silver service and a fine wine menu, you will have to...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

set in off a back street we had passed this restaurant many times and promised we would visit next time. said that over six holidays and this may we did and we were not disappointed. two starters of cockles at E9 and mixed salad at...More

Thank bigfelow
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We went there to eat the famous sardine all you can eat and we were amazed by the quality and the price. The sardines were perfectly cooked and they had the right amount of salt. The price was also very affordable. Don't expect a fancy...More

Thank sergiofreire
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After pretty bad meals we had in Lagos, we had low expectations. Local girl sent us here and we are very thankful. I had sardines and my boyfriend had tuna grill steak. Both very delicios-the sardines just kept coming and coming. White wine was great...More

Thank Martina Z
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel. We had been told that they do not take reservations so we made sure to arrive at the opening, with our kids. After being totally ignored for a while (although the restaurant was not busy at...More

2  Thank Lusejumi
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Not easy to find, I used google maps (walking) and it delivered me straight to the door, but not sure I would have found it otherwise. But well worth the effort. We went for lunch and got there about 12.30 and we're able to walk...More

Thank stevel532015
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Agree with the other one-star reviews - were treated so rudely and arrogantly before we were even seated, even though the place was half empty, the wait staff looked angry when we asked to be seated and then left us standing - despite the many...More

Thank Adam E
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and environment, but they are clearly understaffed and give priority to regular costumers. We were basically ignored the whole time we were there and almost had to beg for attention. Not easy with three hungry kids. In the end just wanted to leave...More

1  Thank Joana F
Reviewed 25 August 2017

A bit out of the way but well worth it. amazing food, great price, Authentic Portuguese Fish restaurant. I couldn't have asked for better, one of the nicest memorable meals over two weeks.We had mixed fish platter,(Sole/Seabass and Monkfish) cooked fresh on the BBQ, chef...More

Thank John M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 760 386
At the top of the hill behind the Tivoli Hotel. Small local family-run restaurant.
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