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Pessoa's Cafe Wine & Tapas

Rua Jacques Pessoa 22 | 8800-350 Tavira, Tavira 8800-350, Portugal
+351 281 094 057
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (41 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Jacques Pessoa 22 | 8800-350 Tavira, Tavira 8800-350, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little bar which serves delicious food, tapas style. We really enjoyed the meat and cheese platter. Great wine. Good value. Lovely setting by the river and views over Tavira. We have eaten here numerous times and really enjoy it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank middoj
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Came for coffee, ended up on ordering a whole lunch ! DEF recommended !! Friendly staff, fresh ingredients for the meals, cozy corners for enjoying a good cup of coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AroundThis1World
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We dropped in without a reservation and thankfully they had a free table outside. The staff were very helpful and the food was fantastic. The tapas were lovely and different to those that you typically see in tapas bars. Go and try them - I'm...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Stan0509
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Best place in town. We went there because of their ranking on TripAdvisor. Totally worth it. The quality of food was amazing. Fresh tapas. Very kind waiters with great recommandations for wines. We took the mixed board and a suggestion: carpaccio of salmon which was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Cyril P
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews on Trip Advisor we decided to try this place. It doesn’t look much on the outside but the tapas were fantastic and the wine was very good. Who would have guessed that smoked mackerel and kiwi fruit was a winning combination....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lucy Y
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Love coming here every time we visit Tavira! The drinks, especially the wines and cocktails are always amazing. Make sure to make a trip over the river for a great drink and some nice people watching

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Miss_hayley_6
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended by our hotel. The tapas were delicious, highly recommend the bruschetta. Everything was made with such care. We visited two nights in a row because we loved the atmosphere and food so much.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank JasmineUGA
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Been here for drinks in previous years but decided to try the food this time. Delicious fresh ingredients used. Smoked tuna carpaccio and avocado bruschetta were outstanding. Excellent and friendly service and a beautiful location by the river.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KenKaz123
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent little café. Very warm welcome from the proprietor, who gave good advice on the menu. Good ingredients put together well and served simply and honestly. Highly recommend the tomato and avocado bruscetta (hidden tasty surprises of honey and oregano!).

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ian1101
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Really nice spot for a tasty lunch. Although it’s by the river it didn’t seem like a tourist magnet. 2 of us shared a vibrant tomato salad, delicious bruschetta piled with fresh tomato, avocado and drizzled with honey, a very nice hummus with crudités and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jamez P
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14 July 2017|
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Response from marrein | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but ttey have very nice wine by the glass.
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23 August 2015|
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Response from FilipeM555 | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, Pessoa's Café is open on Sunday evenings too. Thank you for your question. Best regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$8
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Jacques Pessoa 22 | 8800-350 Tavira, Tavira 8800-350, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 094 057
Pessoa's is a cozy cafe with character, situated in the heart of the pittoresque town of Tavira. With our ample selection of tapas & wine you can truly enjoy our beautiful view. All our goods are fresh from the local market!
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