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Restaurante Abstracto

Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
+351 937 037 712
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Doutor Antonio Cabreira 34, Tavira 8800-344, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here whilst in Tavira for the day. We wanted a traditional Portuguese restaurant. From the moment we arrived the waiters were very attentive and came out with the fresh sardines and tune to show us. 3 had the sardines and 3 of us...More

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate lunch here and really had a lovely meal. We sat next to a couple from Norway and ended up singing Happy Birthday to one of them. Lamb Chops were cooked perfectly (and as requested) and the Shrimp salad also excellent. So enjoyed this...More

Thank kathleenvoyageur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely greeting when we arrived and said we had a reservation, a table was set in front of us straight away! We had the cataplana which was just great with a lovely vino verde. The waiter took some time to explain to me what I...More

Thank AlmostJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usually research our restaurants but as many were closed on bank holiday Monday strolled out with no plans. Stumbled on this small intimate authentic restaurant. Felt grateful to get a table without booking and had total open mind. Waiter friendly and urged us not to...More

2  Thank cazbaz2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tasty food in a busy restaurant. The sardines were excellent and the cataplan dishes were popular. Very attentive, friendly waiting staff.

Thank Sam R
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch here as it ranked highly, only to be met with average food. Salads were basic and the piri piri chicken over-cooked. This is more your basic holiday fair. Don't want to say too much more as this is someone's business and livelihood....More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I really wanted to enjoy a lovely meal with my wife; it was a beautiful evening and Restaurant Abstracto had good TripAdvisor reviews. But it was so disappointing - the restaurant is obviously focussed on serving volumes of tourists and quality doesn't seem to be...More

Thank RobHNorthamptonshire
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here in our last night of a three night break.I had Sardines which were okay and my wife had Chicken Piri Piri.All distinctly average.It is not bad but there are better places.Maybe okay for lunch.

Thank Tadhg L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

DONT GO HERE! Awful service. Terrible food. My boyfriend and I came here after seeing lots of great reviews on trip advisor. We were very disappointed from the beginning, left wondering why we went there in the first place. My boyfriend had the tuna algarve...More

Thank Frankie S
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Great food for a fair price. We had the mixed fish: a lot of very tasty fish, based on An authentic portugues recipe

Thank Peter W
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Any vegetarian options?
12 September 2016|
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Response from Kangol1 | Reviewed this property |
It says vegetarian option €8.5 I'll try to upload menu
Are they open every day of the week
14 April 2016|
Response from Kangol1 | Reviewed this property |
No , closed Thu
Frans Z
Phone number please?
1 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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