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os arcos

Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant offers decent food and offers superb value for money. I had the minute pork for lunch (5€) which came with chips, an egg and rice. The pork was lovely. Typical Portuguese restaurant and I'd visit again.

Thank helenes78
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The atmosphere is a bit basic but this is more than made up for by the quality, quantity and price of the food. Excellent fresh fish, dish of the day and menu choices,

Thank BlueMerle45
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Reviews read well and liked location by river but unfortunately after a wait and about to order the sardines we were told none left. We left and so were other people. You surely try not to run out of sardines if you run a popular...More

Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Unassuming restaurant beside the river. The food and service were excellent. Very clean restaurant really good value for money. We had fish and meat dishes freshly cooked which were very reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

Thank JW22613
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We happened upon this after a recommendation by the hotel. Really good quality food, cooked simply but really well and very very generous portions. The hazelnut pastry was brilliant .

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Decided to revisit following previous years visits. Unfortunately the black pork off! My husband had the mixed meat platter, we shared huge plate of very tasty fries and fragrant rice, excellent value

Thank traveller0065
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Found this place by coincidence but was pleasantly surprised by the food. Setting next to the river but with traffic. We are outside because of the kids but the indoor area looked the part. The chicken is cooked to perfection. Moist and crispy BBQ flavours....More

Thank goldingjonathan
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Excellent fish, superb terrace with view on the river! Traditional local restaurant, cheap lunch menus. Lovely place for a vinho verde on the terrace.

Thank pdelannoy
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Os Arcos is not as popular as its neighbour Casa Simao but the fresh fish, chips and salad are just as good and in equally large quantities.

Thank Karelai
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Tavira visitors of many years, but this was our first visit. We loved the fact this restaurant was more traditional. We opted not to go for coverts, so we can't comment on them, but our Swordfish and Seabass turned up with potatoes and the omelette...More

Thank Tracey J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
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