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Casa do Polvo Tasquinha

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 328 527
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“octopus” (108 reviews)
“pulpo” (53 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Forgot one starter and asked a waiter to get it but he didn't come back. Asked same waiter for dessert menu and again no show. He came to take our order after receiving menu from a helpful waitress. I asked him what was gluten free...More

Thank eimsf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many kinds of octopus, and try as many as you can! The octopus salad and skewers were exceptional! Wait staff was great and the owner was on the floor and working hard. She was very friendly!

Thank Ostrichdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ameijuas were very fresh, delicious!! Arroz com polvo e camarões was good, though a bit acidic with the tomato base. Octopus was perfectly done. We were considering dessert and asked to see a menu, which was forgotten about.. we waited quite a long time and...More

Thank fmnsocial
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through Santa Luzia around 18.15 and noticed a big queue for this quayside restaurant we decided to give a go. The restaurant opens at 18.30 and the waitresses quickly showed the diners to their tables. We sat outside on a beautiful evening warm...More

Thank Courtenay I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Santa Luzia is a quaint little fishing village less crowded than it's neighbor Tavira. The restaurant choice is not big and Casa do Polvo is the most interesting choice. Having said that, I would not suggest it in August.they do not take reservation and from...More

Thank PrincipeBV
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good and very natural food, and a very good place to be - either for lunch or dinner. The grilled polvo is delicious!

Thank Kerstin Anderss... L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Octopus heaven!!! Grilled, baked, fried, roasted, you name it - you got it. In rice, with vegetables, to dip, in pasta...again you name it you got it! If you love octopus you need to try this place. We got there late on a Wednesday and...More

Thank Jaclyn G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The restaurant is good, but doesn't deserve the fame it has, at least recently. The rice with beans had no taste, and the codfish salad also!

Thank marigsimo
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing food from the starter till the desserts. We had Polvo à Lagareiro and it was very soft and tasty, one of the best i had in my life. Will return definitely.

Thank Pedro F
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I was in Santa Luzia for a week for the first time, with the family, a place apparently known for its great octopus, a great, traditional Portuguese food cooked in so many wonderful dishes. Ever since we got there, despite not knowing it previously, this...More

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19 June 2016|
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Response from ealinggolfer | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is about 5 minutes from Tavira so I don'tIimagine a taxi would cost very much - maybe between 5 and 10 euros
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
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18:30 - 22:00
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18:30 - 22:00
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18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco nr. 8, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 328 527
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