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O Charco

Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
+351 282 763 702
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible40%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
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08:00 - 20:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped of in the ten for lunch. This was not a restaurant that we had researched but there are times, with four people, that you find it difficult to pick an eatery where everyone can get what they want. The service was slow, but...More

Thank Johnwpf
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's always busy, but I guess that's because people don't read the Trip Advisor reviews! The service is slow, the food is very mediocre and you can eat so much better just a few more feet up or down the street. Hubby's tuna salad was...More

Thank Leafytri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are coming to Lagos to eat pizza, find the first flight out. Any review about this place and it's pizza speaks to that type of person. If you are looking for fresh grilled fish very well priced (dorade and sardines were both excellent)...More

Thank steve8325
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad sardines, not fresh. Rude staff with Spanish people. There are better options in the same street!

Thank londonertraveller538
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizza dough was raw- looked like the pizza was Grilled ?? We were so hungry after waiting so long we eat the toppings. Terrible

Thank louisebuckley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in the one of the busy streets of Lagos, the restaurant seemed somewhat busy but just goes to show that location means an awful lot! I wasn't sitting down expecting a Michelin star meal but when the menu states 'fresh fish' you expect some...More

Thank joseppimanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner. Waited 20 mins to order then 45 to be served. I ordered monk fish on a skewer and a skewer arrived with two bits monkfish and four prawns with tails etc. I questioned waiter as I did not want prawn. He...More

Thank eoinbaby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Lagos for the day from Alvor. O charco looked busy so we decided to try it. We should have checked trip advisor before hand. The staff were not particularly friendly but they did look to be efficient. Although there were very few of them...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well after sitting down I saw bad reviews , worried me , but our waiter was so friendly and attentive, I ordered pizza , husband sardines ... was a bit anxious BUT Pizza (7-50 euros)was good and sardines very good , would recommend for price...More

Thank Suzi J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor tasteless food and little options for vegans. Long wait but not good quality Nice location but would not recommend going again.

Thank ReggieLombard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 763 702
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