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Restaurante O Lavrador

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Atalaia, Loule 8100 - 065, Portugal
+351 962 471 454
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Loule, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Felt a great sense of achievement to have found this restaurant. Total anticlimax as read a hand written message on board: Closed for a very long time. What a shame, looks interesting!

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Thank Gel60
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The food here quite simply rocks. If you want Portuguese food at its best you can't go far wrong here. Quality, service and price are all in balance. Something for everyone, even fussy eaters. Steaks, fish, seafood, chicken, all done plain or to you liking, just ask. More exotic Portuguese dishes like wild boar stew,excellent lamb stew and Portuguese style... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

This restaurant is one of my favourites after 30 years of visiting the Algarve. The food is traditional and amazing at very reasonable prices. The owner does the waiting on the tables and is courteous and helpful. His English is excellent but he has often helped me as I am learning portuguese and like to practice. Service is rapid and... More 

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Thank Lorraine N
Faro, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

I've known O Lavrador for many years. After a long absence I came back for diner last week. The restarant is kind of hiden in the countryside roads north of Boliqueime (exit 11 on the A22 motorway). The first thing I noticed was the redecoration. Originally a very down to earth rural algarvian restaurant they have now introduced a note... More 

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paderne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Service Good Covert very good Food Good Nothing Special Not to warm in the winter months need to get the table near the fire

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Thank bentley12345Paderne
jarrow
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

We found this gem of a restaurant by chance and loved it. Great setting good service fantastic food. Very good selection of Portuguese dishes not over priced great value became a firm favorite well worth a visit if you're in the area.

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1 Thank jarrow52
Loule
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58 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Lovely restaurant, in a country setting. Good Fish and Meat menu, lovely couvet of various dishes. We ate outside as it was a lovely evening.The staff were very friendly and helpful. Would quiet recommend it to friends and family. Mainly local Portuguese dishes.

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Thank marghar47
Leicester UK
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

We found this wonderful restaurant and enjoyed a very nice meal services was attentive but not over the top.

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Thank Sharon098
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

Lovely food great surroundings excellent prices. Been many times each time seems better. Went for birthday celebration so good friends celebrated their birthday there too.

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Cornwall
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

We went for dinner as a party of 8 including 2 children ages 11 and 13, Daniel (front of house) although working mostly alone was attentative and good fun, we enjoyed grilled sea bream with patats ! The children had small steaks which they have described as amazing and the pepper sauce according to mum was " to die for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$28
Cuisine
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atalaia, Loule 8100 - 065, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 962 471 454

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?