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cantinho do emigrante

Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
+351 281 323 696
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus rice” (9 reviews)
“piri piri” (8 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quiet in the restaurant and so there wasn't much atmosphere, proprietor was not the talking type. The chicken was delicious no getting away from that but the salad which is normally put on the plate but was served separately was certainly not worth 4.50...More

Thank Seaview15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have loved this little grill restaurant for many years! We always eat here on our first night as the grilled chicken (which is cooked on an open barbecue) is so tasty, tender and served with salad and chips.They have their own label red or...More

Thank A10EWD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small but excellent restaurant that serves a variety of foods all cooked Barbeque style bby the proprietor. Friendly and excellent value. You will need to book because there are4 limited tables inside and outside. A meal for trwo with wine about 30 euros. Would...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Simple restaurant mainly serving grilled meats and fish on an enclosed grill in the restaurant. Good portions relatively cheap and very good tasty meat.

Thank traveller0065
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Fried little squid again plenty of them chose salad and potato. My friends first choice of fish wasn't available and the alternative one was a big fish grilled on the barbeque. Excellent

Thank Kangol1
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Good honest home cooked food all at an excellent price. The squid was amazing and the chicken cooked on the BBQ grill was great.

Thank Jude1268
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

If you want simply prepared and deliciously honest food, with very reasonable prices and don't mind if the somewhat uncommunicative (yet NOT unfriendly) owner is distracted by football (a common malady in Portugal) and The Price is Right while simultaneously feeding his family and friends...More

1  Thank SSL260
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Always like this restaurant always get a great meal, we both had the chicken from the BBQ in the window still amazed how the glass is still there with the heat. Started with some veg soup always nice then the chicken cooked just right washed...More

1  Thank 1951guide
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Small very local restaurant offering a wide variety of simple, rustic, local dishes. The prato do dia was pork with white beans and octopus with rice - both of which were pretty good. Total bill including couvert and a half bottle of wine, around €30.

1  Thank seanyg
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a must to anybody who loves grilled food, we were there in October 16. We have been going to this restaurant for a long time and always enjoy the food here, had two visits in a week this time once as a party...More

3  Thank 1951guide
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Helen C
Do you have gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 323 696
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