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cantinho do emigrante

Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
+351 281 323 696
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus rice” (15 reviews)
“pork” (12 reviews)
“piri piri” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you like genuine local food which celebrates excellent local food, then this is the place for you. We enjoyed it so much that we went several times. Each time we enjoyed the bread with olives, followed by fish & salad with potatoes. Absolutely delicious....More

Thank Creativejourneymen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

White bean and pork was splendid. Simple Smokey and strangely sexy. Loved the atmosphere and a good deal.

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We ate here on the back of TA reviews and a couple of ex-pats we met earlier in the day who raved about the place. I chose fried squid, and my wife her favourite sea bass. The bass was brought in from somewhere up the...More

1  Thank stevemee
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

went in to this restaurant for dinner tonight at 7 pm. There was not one customer there. The waiter would not allow us sit at a table for 4 because there was only 2 of us. We decided to stay and he proceeded to sigh...More

Thank bridthetraveller
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Just had the barbecued frango for the third time this week, simply cannot be beaten! This basic but scrupulously clean cafe is so busy (mostly with locals) so get here early for a table. No frills just great food at good prices.

1  Thank 360CheeseLover
Reviewed 30 March 2018

I love this little restaurant. I had the Octopus & Rice Stew, totally delicious. The bread, olives & pate is a good accompaniment. All washed down with good cheap wine. Marvellous!

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 17 March 2018

For our last evening in Tavira we came here after checking out the reviews on TripAdvisor. Service was friendly and polite , we both chose house specials, pork and began stew with rice for my wife and octopus rice for me. Both meals were delicious...More

Thank Dave Janet P
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

A wet morning in Tavira and we were looking for Piri Piri Chicken. This restaurant came up trumps with PPC served with chips and a plentiful salad. Chicken was cooked over the bbq in the window. We followed with an ice cream dessert, a local...More

Thank Gloggs2018
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for an open restaurant for an early dinner in Tavira and came upon Cantinho do Emigrante by chance. This is a no-frills restaurant that serves all of the usual dishes with mains (meat and fish) grilled on a barbecue at the front...More

Thank twinssing
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Been to this restaurants many times. Always friendly and welcoming the food is good, Lamb cutlets and Pork and bean stew firm favourites of mine. But plenty to choose from. Worth a visit or two 😊

1  Thank eap43
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Doutor Antonio Padinha 27, Tavira 8800-637, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 323 696
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