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Restaurante dos Artistas

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Rua Candido dos Reis, 68, Lagos 8600-681, Portugal
+351 282 760 659
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Hallands län
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has high ambitions but I wasn't impressed. The venue could use a little touch up and updating, and the staff could use a little more experience. We ordered couverts, main course and dessert. Our waiter was surprisingly bad at wine and even a little bit rude when asked simple questions. We also realised that he was guessing when... More 

Thank Cecilia B
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110 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let me start by saying that this a good restaurant. Service is perfect. The food is very good but not to the level of what i expect in this pricerange. The wine we had was perfect for its price ( in general we are positive surprised by the quality of the wine in Portugal ) Every dish was well prepared,... More 

Thank Marijke J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, restaurant and service they knew it was our wedding anniversary and dressed the table and personalised our desert with love hearts. A perfect meal at a perfect venue with fantastic food and service. Thanks very much we will be visiting again. By the way you will pay a little extra but if you want something special it's worth... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

My husband booked my 40th birthday dinner here. Fantastic choice. You can always tell it's going to be good when you choose an expensive wine and ask if it's good and the waitress says yes but recommends another that's even better and it's €20 cheaper than your original choice and it's fantastic! Service Vs just wanting your money. Love it.... More 

Thank monakola
Southern CA
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167 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Four of us had a delightful dinner at dos Artistas. We had the the following dishes; pan seared fillet of turbot with truffle crust, spinach, salmon fillet and roll on sweet corn-wasabi purée, sauteéd leek and miso foam, and the roasted black Angus fillet of beef with garlic purée, truffle jus, but without the mushrooms. All of these and the... More 

Thank No B
Lagos, Portugal
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

So we decided to go for a fine dining option this year and it was worth every penny! The restaurant was so warm & cozy even though there was an electrical storm & torrential rain, food was amazing and staff very friendly & professional. We did have to wait a while for our main courses but they were worth it... More 

Thank traceyducky
Needham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

While Lagos is famous for cafes, this restaurant provides a fine dining experience as an alternative. It's a splurge that is worth the cost yet the prices are comparable to Boston where we're from -- just more expensive than the average meal in Lagos. In addition to the lovely ambiance and great service, we were treated to an amuse bouche... More 

Thank NYW W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Good service and food at reasonable prices in a wonderful place. Nice gesture to let us take what was left of the wine home.

Thank Sven F
Oakham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit here but our family visit every time they are in Lagos and it did not disappoint. The food is excellent, the atmosphere is perfect and the service is outstanding. We were a party of 6 and the staff were attentive and happy to help in any way they could. We had starters, soups, mains, desserts... More 

Thank Hannah W
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had the tasting menu which was very nice and they catered for my dietary requirements. We choose a bottle of red wine from the wine list rather than the one that was recommended from the tasting menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$96
International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Candido dos Reis, 68, Lagos 8600-681, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 760 659
Restaurant dos Artistas, located in the historic center of Lagos, is undoubtedly a reference point for anyone who visiting Algarve in Portugal. Existing since over 15 years, in a building with over 250 years full of history and atmosphere. We practice a gourmet international cuisine, using region and international ingredients. Recognized by Guia Michelin as a excellent restaurant, with international chefs, we offer the best dishes not only meat, fish and seafood but also vegetarians. Used to hold events and receive groups, having a service with attention to every detail. We hope your visit soon.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?