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Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 328 527
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“grilled octopus” (18 reviews)
“pollo” (53 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Second visit and just as good if not better than the first. The food produced by these guys just cannot be bettered. If you think you don't like to eat Octopus, then just visit here and they will change your mind forever.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch today was grilled octopus with 1/2 litre of house red. Service was great. My meal was the best so far in a week in Tavira. Bill was €18.70 +2.30 tip = €21.00. I'll be back for sure. My only disappointment was no Fleur De...More

Thank SoloKingstonGal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This time I tried deep fried. It was very good. Draft SuperBock which I liked better than the Sagres. 13 euros for the meal, then they add on for the bread and then for the olives. Open air with relaxing view of the harbor.

Thank Suporto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant, good atmosphere and friendly staff. We had salt cod and grilled octopus. The salt cod dish was ok but the octopus was a revelation. So tender but had been grilled after presumably being boiled and was smoky and crisp on the outside...More

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant to visit before going to Terra Estreita beach. Amazing pasta vongole and fish. Great service !

Thank Léa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal, oven baked octopus with garlic and sweet potatoes! It was the best octopus I ever had! As antree we got olives, salted butter and home made bread, all very good! Big portion though!

Thank Iulia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Forgot one starter and asked a waiter to get it but he didn't come back. Asked same waiter for dessert menu and again no show. He came to take our order after receiving menu from a helpful waitress. I asked him what was gluten free...More

Thank eimsf
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Many kinds of octopus, and try as many as you can! The octopus salad and skewers were exceptional! Wait staff was great and the owner was on the floor and working hard. She was very friendly!

Thank Ostrichdoc
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Ameijuas were very fresh, delicious!! Arroz com polvo e camarões was good, though a bit acidic with the tomato base. Octopus was perfectly done. We were considering dessert and asked to see a menu, which was forgotten about.. we waited quite a long time and...More

Thank fmnsocial
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We drove through Santa Luzia around 18.15 and noticed a big queue for this quayside restaurant we decided to give a go. The restaurant opens at 18.30 and the waitresses quickly showed the diners to their tables. We sat outside on a beautiful evening warm...More

Thank Courtenay I
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19 June 2016|
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Response from ealinggolfer | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is about 5 minutes from Tavira so I don'tIimagine a taxi would cost very much - maybe between 5 and 10 euros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 328 527
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