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“Great food, great people”
Review of O Lusitano

O Lusitano
Ranked #5 of 332 Restaurants in Matosinhos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$29
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 19 July 2014

If you like fresh fish, this is the place to be! We shared different dishes and each of them was delicious. Try the home-made crème catalana for dessert, it melts on your tongue and leaves you wanting for more!

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1  Thank Floor1988
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

the Restaurant is situated not far from Porto and we found it thanks to tripadvisor. the positive Feedback lead us to the right place: O Luisitano is a perfect Restaurant if you are looking for a verylocal and welcoming place (very Basic and street Food style) serving great food. Although there is not a wide choice in the menu, the fish is just amazing. Go for the girlled one (grilled right at the Moment when you order it) and the pimiento salad.you won't be disappointed.

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2  Thank Novez88
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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Genuine people, cozy environment and the freshest fish cooked to perfection. The small details were awesome: I asked for a glass of water with my coffee and they opened an entire bottle free of charge just because...

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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We were on a yellow bus tour when it drove the street, full of restaurants in the middle of lunch with open air BBQs. TA showed this to the number one in the area. A few hours later and a cheap taxi ride from the centre of Oporto we got a table. The quality of the seafood was superb. There is no fancy sauces or presentation, but the tastes were perfect. Minimum of fuss but maximum of flavour. Four of us shared a plate of sardines and cuttlefish to start. This was followed by sole on the bone , sea bass and prawns with potatoes and two plates of salad. We persuaded to share an assortment of desserts, which we didn't think we could possibly manage, but we had no problem clearing the plate. This seems to be a family affair with a daughter, mother , father and aunt looking after us. It was very good value with decent house wines. Looking forward to a return visit

2  Thank RedLirac
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

I can't tell if this is the best restaurant in the resort (it is ranked number 1 by TA as I write this), because this is the only restaurant that we ate at in the resort.

I can say that the service was friendly (English and French spoken) helpful, unobtrusive, and fast without feeling pushed, the two courses of fish were fresh, were cooked to order and were excellent, the accompanying salad of tomato and pepper went perfectly, and the house white wine was a very good light choice. The only real criticism is that we could have done with a bit less salt on some of the barbecued fish.

We ate outside on a mild summer evening, and the outside tables filled up pretty quickly.

The total bill was €50 for a couple on a weekend night.

We would happily recommend it and go back there if we had the chance.

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2  Thank Parseltongue
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