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Casinha do Petisco

Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
+351 282 084 285
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (83 reviews)
“house prawns” (29 reviews)
“rice” (54 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 637 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their prawns style dish is absolutely not to be missed 👌👌👌 deliciously tastyy- hot chips and rice

Thank Farustrong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get a lot of food for your money and it is very tasty but there is room for improvement. The tables are quite crammed in and the decor is very outdated and tacky. There was only one waiter at the time and I felt...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was so fabulous and the owner was so kind to explain the dishes. Their house wine was so nice and the chips were fantastic also. I would definitely visit there again for a dinner.

Thank Garam P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small place with excellent local food, a lot of locals eat here, feels like home made meal in your friends house

Thank NALA91010
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this place on recommendation, as one of the best for real portuguese food in Lagos (not that easy to find as Algarve is an English colony). As all of the reviews tell, either you reserve (only early reservations, until 19:30, possible) or be ready...More

Thank a_erre_a
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

I don't normally write about waiters but this guy was a credit to his establishment. He pointed out when we ordered too many appetizers and warned us that we were ordering a sparkling wine (we ordered it anyways because he said it paired well with...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We were lucky to get in early before they got extremely busy. The food (we had salmon and sea bass) was perfectly cooked and delicious. I think the chef was checking in with each diner to be sure they were pleased - and we were!!

Thank KS_Colorado303
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Really great local food, in a small and cozy place. Be prepared to wait if you are coming at peak hours, but it is worth it. Portions are huge, and the prices very good for Lagos. Highly recommend the Pork Alentejo style. Service is efficient...More

1  Thank Guy E
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lagos is very touristic and this place is almost one the few very traditional. The service is very good and the chef is amazing, there is a good atmosphere. The plates are big and the price is very good and of course the food is...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Prepare to wait but the food is completely worth it!!! Anything you order off the menu will be delicious!!! Warning: portions are large! I was traveling with a friend that is allergic to shellfish and since the cataplana were all for 2 people, I didn’t...More

Thank ros3sca
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2017|
Response from Rogerio L | Reviewed this property |
Hi , Sorry but don't work at the restaurant i only posted a review. I don't think they take reservations but you can try.
Deborah M
2 June 2017|
Response from Rogerio L | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I don't think you can book but you can try , I would suggest you to go early around 7pm or so ! Thank you kindly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Oliveira 51, Lagos, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 084 285
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