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O Escondidinho

Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
+351 282 760 386
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (62 reviews)
“grilled fish” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The fish here is fresh like any other place in Algarve I guess. We had the mix fish plate for 2 people at 35 euros. Good price and the food is enough for 2 hungry people. They serve on this salmon, sword fish, and a...More

1  Thank Valentin Gabrie... B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our best lunch in Lagos without a doubt. The fish was the freshest we had anywhere. The fish in Lagos is generally very good and fresh but this tasted like it had just been caught hours before! My partner had sardines and the...More

Thank Amy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good local seafood restaurant hidden away behind Hotel Tivoli. All you can eat fresh grilled sardines at lunch. Best place in Lagos, try to beat the record number ( at present 42!)

Thank cxwells
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, worth the walk up the hill and the wait for a table. The tuna steak was the best I've had in Lagos.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The worst service I have ever experienced in a restaurant . We were ignored by the staff for 15minutes. When we they did acknowledge us they had lost our booking and very rudely told us to leave the restaurant. No apology or help offered, terrible...More

Thank Andrew L
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Despite coming to Lagos many times over the past decade we had never come across this restaurant. So glad we were recommended by a friend. Clearly a local favourite and I can see why. The fish is outstanding - we chose sea bass and mackerel...More

Thank N5Traveller
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We had such a lovely experience in this restaurant, even though it was packed and it was late, the people serving were very helpful and so lovely. However if you are expecting a quick and impersonal service, don't bother as you will be disappointed. We...More

Thank Bruna R
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my cousin came to this restaurant after recommendations from a local. Oh boy we were very happy after our dinner, food was yummy and the service was great. The sardines were to die for and the pudim was gorgeous! We are definitely coming...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 13 June 2017

After a day long of diving on the famous wrecks in algarve, I was looking for a place where I could have fresh seafood without the touristy fare. My dive guide and now my buddy, and his wife were so nice to accomodate my cravings...More

Thank nikonos3
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Fantastic, family run feel restaurant. Highlights - welcome mescal and free little bbq fishies, green wine and sea bass.

Thank Orla C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 760 386
At the top of the hill behind the Tivoli Hotel. Small local family-run restaurant.
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