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Polvo & Companhia Restaurante

Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco N.0 10, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
+351 281 370 459
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (15 reviews)
“octopus” (79 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
LOCATION
Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco N.0 10, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in Tavira and drove out to Santa Luzia for a walk along the quay and lunch. We chose this restaurant based on reviews and we were not disappointed. I had the octopus and clam stew which was possibly the best meal I’ve...More

Thank StormsEnd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard that Santa Luzia is the octopus Capital of the world. It is true! We visited Polvo & Companhia during a day trip. Their selection of polvo is impressive. Avery dish looked delish!

1  Thank Benigno G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit Santa Luzia during the summer months and have sampled pretty much all of the restaurants along the waterfront. This was our second visit here as the first was so memorable, and yet again it was simply amazing!! We had fried prawns (huge...More

Thank ChrisDaviesPort
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This is a bustling popular restaurant that is on the more costly end of the spectrum that serves modern versions of traditional Portuguese seafood dishes with a nod to Asia too. Service I found good and the food was well seasoned and reasonable size portions....More

Thank Peterwilliamhumphrey
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Polvo & Companhia Restaurante with high expectations. As soon as we arrived one of the waiters was quite rude for no obvious reason. It creates tension immediately. The food was good, but had equally good, if not better food at other places...More

Thank David M
PolvoeCompanhia, Gerente de relações públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

We are surprised and sorry for that which does not meet the availability for the customers that we cherish on our team, and we regret that your experience has not been positive. Thank you for the comment.

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the Algarve on holiday and wanted to have octopus for a late lunch before we headed to the airport. Santa Luzia is the octopus capita of the Algarve. Naturally we went there looking for a good restaurant that served the creature. Looked up TripAdvisor...More

Thank Ian M
PolvoeCompanhia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your lunch. You're welcome to come back any time!

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, great food (speciality is octopus) and five star service. Price is fair. We will definitely come back and recommend this restaurant.

Thank epicedu
PolvoeCompanhia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you! You're welcome to come back any time.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

we just had starters with bread and salad. breaded octopus clams and tuna. all prepared beautifully.

Thank tyke63
PolvoeCompanhia, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you! See you soon!

Reviewed 2 August 2018

Perfect food, really worth a bit of extra cost. The service was quite pleasant as well. The spot is often crowded, but it's obvious why :)

Thank Stanislav K
PolvoeCompanhia, Gerente de relações públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed it. See you soon.

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Dined in Polvo with my partner. What a delightful experience. The food was first class. The locally caught octopus was cooked to perfection. A busy place so it is advisable to get there early. Great atmosphere. Attentive staff, and excellent value for money. A lovely...More

Thank Bubba2105
PolvoeCompanhia, Gerente de relações públicas at Polvo & Companhia Restaurante, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed your experience in our restaurant. You're welcome to come back any time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco N.0 10, Santa Luzia 8800-537, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Santa Luzia
  • Phone Number: +351 281 370 459
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Description
Fusion cuisine, specialist in octopus, fish and seafood. Located in front of the Ria Formosa, Santa Luzia - the Capital of the octopus.
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