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Restaurante Abstracto

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Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
+351 937 037 712
12:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Wed 12:00 - 22:00
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Olney, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Recommended on TripAdvisor, but although very friendly and huge portions of food, we thought it only average, but probably just for our taste. Watch out for mosquitos at dusk, if eating outside

Thank 612helaineg
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

small cosy street on the "other" side of the river in Tavira. Very nice owners and staff; they make you feel at home immediately. We ate there twice for lunch. The grilled Pulvo takes a while to prepare, but it is worth while. But even a "simple" tunasalad it very tastful and prepared with love.

Thank Janine V
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate at Abstracto on our first night in Tavira and were very impressed by the size of the portions, friendliness of the staff and the free port at the end of the meal. However, our tuna fish a l'algarve was very salty, which was a pity because the ingredients were fine.

Thank Karelai
swindon, UK
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came upon this by accident when the one we were aiming for was full. Lovely food, we especially liked the monk fish and king prawn skewer, but all we had was nice so we went back again. Is busy so may need to book.

Thank MaryTh999
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92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A small cozy restaurant in the middle of "restaurang " street in the center of town. A warm welcome and we got the last table without reservation. Be aware that the portions are gigantic and often could be shared. Prices reasonable. We were however not so happy with the quality of the fish. Did not feel fresh, again a very... More 

Thank Bengtnnn
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and i visited this restaurant twice during our holiday,and each time ,we enjoyed a lovely meal of first class quality food. Can definitely recommend the steak diane, sword fish, sole fish , and chicken piri piri, all of which are very generous portions. The staff are all really friendly,and do all they can to make your evening special.

Thank travelhogs187069
New Brunswick, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant on street setting. Watch out for cost of bread, cheese, sardine etc. Lamb was tough and fatty. Tuna okay. Sole only okay. Medium rare steak was cooked blue and had to be recooked. Very pleasant and helpful service. Pricey relative to quality.

Thank Paradoxpointer1
Spokane, Washington
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75 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first went there for lunch. We both had the grilled sardines and enjoyed them and the experience, we sat outside in the alley in the sun. With that good experience we decided to try them for dinner. I can not remember what I had, we went in December and I'm writing this in March, but it was pretty good.... More 

Thank bill1964_12
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

When we get to Tavira we ask about a restaurant with good food and a nice ambient in some local shops and most of them has recomended Restaurante Abstracto so we went for a try and we get super pleasent with what we get in there. Excelent food, excelent ambient and excelent owners and staff! 5 stars for everything! We... More 

Thank Eddie_Wheller
Sydney, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We stranded in Tavira by chance, gorgeous little town and also by chance we ended up in this Restaurant, everything was booked, but they managed to organize a supplementary table for us. I still dream of my swordfish, simply excellent. Very atmospheric place run by lovely people, bem-haja!

Thank skanti

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 937 037 712

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?