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O Artista Restaurant and Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
Rua Antonio Crisogno dos Santos 56, Lagos 8600-678, Portugal
+351 282 769 147
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“t bone steak” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Portuguese, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Rua Antonio Crisogno dos Santos 56, Lagos 8600-678, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 220 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been here before in 2004 / 2012 / 2017 food & service always good, a lot of character & charm, we watched the football with a very good meal & a few beers......plenty of couples and other groups in......... they also have a...More

Thank david f
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided on this restaurant based on a positive TripAdvisor review. I therefore expected it would be fine, but not this fine. The decor was stylish and very Mediterranean. The service actually top-notch (kudos to our waiter David). My lobster bisque was light and flavourful....More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

First time in Lagos , the O Artista is right opposite the hotel we stayed at , Tivoli . What a pleasant find this place was . Food excellent , welcoming staff , London Pride on draft .😀😀 three meals in total of three different...More

Thank CarlBrunt69
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here in July 2017 with my pal. We both had spaghetti carbonara and a pint of local Sagres beer. Restaurant was full but service was quick and efficient. We declined the local "covers" so it was just the mains plus beer. The carbonara was...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal here. 3 couvert and 3 starters. Very varied choice of starter. Could have chosen several. The mains of chef's sole fillet, chicken piri piri and pepper steak were all cleaned off. The steak was cooked exactly as ordered. There was...More

Thank Drummer3
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Only had lunch on three occasions. Very tasty and reasonably priced . Good service . Only downside for me were the loud TVs showing world sporting events.

Thank ancienttrveller
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Went in on our 1st night in Lagos as it was close to where we were staying. I had mussels which was excellent. When we finished we stayed for a drink as the place was so friendly. We ended up dropping in a few times...More

Thank The_Rodent
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We visit Lagos frequently and this place has become a firm favourite. It never let's us down. It is hidden behind the main street next to the Tivoli hotel. From the outside you think you are entering a wee pub but once inside there is...More

Thank Loobylou72
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We come here every time we come to Lagos (at least once a year). Very friendly staff that are amazing with children. Wendy and Adam on a Friday night are great. Our little one loves to dance and they interact with her throughout their set....More

1  Thank x_Jacqui_x
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

O"Artista restaurant and bar is a really nice place a good menu TVs live music not to loud clean. and friendly. A good selection of drinks well worth a visit

Thank jamesthewedge
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14 June 2016|
Response from Peter L | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Antonio Crisogno dos Santos 56, Lagos 8600-678, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 769 147
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Your local home from home...the most entertaining bar in Lagos, "O Artista" - "The Artist" - is creative in all that it offers. Famous for its awesome atmosphere, excellent entertainment and fabulous food.
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