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O Escondidinho

Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
+351 282 760 386
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (75 reviews)
“grilled fish” (15 reviews)
“potatoes” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Portuguese
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Beco Cemiterio 2, Lagos 8600-000, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by a local and so pleased we took their advice. Tricky to find in the dark but well worth the effort. Even on a midweek evening in November there was only one table free at 7.30 ... a good sign. A fellow diner then...More

Thank AndyL1906
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended by a local and we're glad we listened. This place is most famous for its fresh, grilled seafood and it doesn't disappoint! We had grilled sardines and house wine, and we were happy! Part of the charm is that it is...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I was looking to have grilled sardines but the restaurant was out of them. Instead tuna fish and robalo was order from the grill. We had an excellent lunch meal and we will be back for the sardines (and other dishes in...More

Thank Ake F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for dinner in late October. Fish was excellent, well grilled and tasty. fish soup was very good too. wine list is limited, but we found something we fancied. Skip desserts there is nothing worth trying. Service was fast, friendly and efficient.

Thank ruienc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden away in a cul de sac in a residential area near the GNR post and the old Lagos Gaol which is now the Laboratório de Actividades Criativas (LAC) an experimental Art Centre, responsible for the good street art in Lagos. It is surprisingly popular...More

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this place based on Portuguese friend's recommendation and weren't disappointed. We ordered seabass and sardines. The waiter keeps bringing you the sardines fresh from grill until you tell him to stop. This way my husband ate 20 sardines! The place gets really busy...More

1  Thank Tereza H
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great place, fresh fish and an all you can grilled sardines. If you are looking for fresh sea food and a typical local restaurant, this is the one. If you are fussy and expect silver service and a fine wine menu, you will have to...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

set in off a back street we had passed this restaurant many times and promised we would visit next time. said that over six holidays and this may we did and we were not disappointed. two starters of cockles at E9 and mixed salad at...More

Thank bigfelow
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We went there to eat the famous sardine all you can eat and we were amazed by the quality and the price. The sardines were perfectly cooked and they had the right amount of salt. The price was also very affordable. Don't expect a fancy...More

Thank sergiofreire
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

After pretty bad meals we had in Lagos, we had low expectations. Local girl sent us here and we are very thankful. I had sardines and my boyfriend had tuna grill steak. Both very delicios-the sardines just kept coming and coming. White wine was great...More

Thank Martina Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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