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O Galeao

) #129 of 348 Restaurants in Lagos €€ - €€€ Italian, Mediterranean, Portuguese
Rua da Laranjeira 1, Lagos 8600-697, Portugal
+351 966 063 543
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“clams” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rua da Laranjeira 1, Lagos 8600-697, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing here, we even had to order more food as we enjoyed it so much. The waitress thought we didn't get enough but the fact was just we wanted to try more food from the menu and it was just so good....More

Thank Björn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've re-posted this review after the owner complained that I had posted the original review against the wrong restaurant - I hadn't. We'd been several years ago to the yellow fronted O Galeao (next to the Cervejaria Ferradura) and at that time it was a...More

1  Thank HolsRbest
mauro c, Proprietario at O Galeao, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well, everyone has their own taste, i repeat, that you said this was an italian restaurant and because of this i say that you made a mistake. Even if you were at this restaurant im sorry you didn't have a good experience, but i can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't go here. This restaurant is a tourist trap. The cataplana tasted like something a 10 year old could make, frozen shrimps, closed clams and canned tomatoes does NOT make a good cataplana. We should have suspected something as the menu was in Italian and...More

Thank M_8_6
mauro c, Proprietario at O Galeao, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, im sorry if you don't like our taste, fortunately not all people are like you. Most people say our cataplana is one of best of the Algarve. I dont understand because you didnt tell us at the moment....And your title is very inappropriate and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant by chance and checked it out on trip advisor and saw it had a good rating. We shared a clam and cod fish cataplana and it was delicious! Waitress was friendly and efficient. We didn't find the starters or deserts that...More

Thank BB_SA86
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I ended up at this restaurant by chance, and really enjoyed it! Service was great, very efficient and caring. Sea food is really really good and atmosphere is very nice. Restaurant is not on very prominent spot, so it can be easily missed, but do...More

Thank Biljkas
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely Portuguese restaurant that specialises in cataplana dishes. We shared the mixed cataplana ( clams, prawns and seabass ) which was excellent. Nice wine list which actually gives proper descriptions. Waitress was very efficient and friendly. Restaurant feels quite old fashioned but in a good...More

Thank N5Traveller
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had an excellent cod and clam cataplana. Plenty for two, and we have healthy appetites. Efficient and friendly service.

Thank John H
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice space with a some tables outside. They have numerous Cataplana dishes on offer unlike most places who only offer it with bacalhau and clams. Food tastes greats and fresh. The staff are really pleasant and friendly. Will love to return again. High recommended.

Thank Serena130
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Had tasty Cataplana and it was filling enough that we couldn't order any dessert. Service is very good and attentive.

Thank shespawn
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Very nice space with a very good service. A fantastic service with a smile all the time. Advising the dishes to choose according to my explanation of what I like best.

Thank AnaPaulaWilson
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Laranjeira 1, Lagos 8600-697, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 966 063 543
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