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O Charco

Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
+351 282 763 702
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible40%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“sit outside” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 170 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't see how this place can get a bad review, everybody in the restaurant loved their food and my food was 10/10 as you can see from my pictures! Big portions, amazing quality and superb service for a cheap price. They even gave everyone...More

Thank Luke G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure how this place has so many bad reviews. Staff were friendly and the food was good for the price. Would go again.

Thank Langton77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hate giving out about anywhere but unfortunately this restaurant was very disappointing. Firstly the waiter was lovely he was under awful pressure trying to manage too many tables. However I asked for the egg mayo for starter and asked was it served on salad.....More

Thank SarahCF28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Please look at and believe the reviews that are on here. Place is terrible. Not only terrible food but rude service. I had lasagne, i couldnt chew it, stright out of a microwave. Wife had sea bass. Fish was cold and vegetables were grey and...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This place is baaaaaaad. It's a typical tourist trap right in the middle of the Lagos city centre. The portions were tiny, the fish was full of bones and the pizza I ate was disgusting. Don't go there.

Thank Anand P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Reviews on here are pretty accurate. We had Gaspacho soup which was tasteless. Then a tuna steak which was dry, and lasagne which was mediocre. Sweets were ok, just. The hoise red, though, was rather good. Not expensive, just as well. A good dpot for...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The staff are rude and offhand. I ordered a spaghetti bolognese for my 6 year old and when it eventually arrived it actually made me feel physically sick. It looked like regurgitated dog food. She tried it a mouthful and said that it tasted of...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

It's one of those places that only exists because it's on a busy footfall. It seems like frozen food mostly. There's no pride in any of it. Service so-so but food really the worry. Monkfish skewer, calamari and piri piri chicken all 1/4 eaten. Over...More

Thank tobzzz
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered the chicken and chips. once it arrived it came out cold (fridge temperature). Sent it back and it came back to dry to eat, but also raw on the leg how is this possible !! Avoid at all costs! How is this place still...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Thought to try the local salt cod grilled but it had too many bones in what do you expect with fish you may ask. Well I am used to boney fish and cope with it well but not this one

Thank Peter D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril, Lagos 8600-763, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 763 702
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