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Ma Ja's Restaurant

Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
+351 912 684 052
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, European, British, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very nice place and cool calm atmosphere. Lovely food although fajitas was a tiny portion not enough to fill a hole so I would recommend going for the pie or fish as are decent portions. Plates were tiny even for big portion food my wife...More

Thank Branski1874
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review.......however that's the first time we have been told that our portions/plate size are tiny! The majority of our guests say our portions are too big for them.....sorry they did not match your families appetite that night.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A warm welcome and good food what more could you want? I had the Fajitas which were very tasty. My husband had the Drunken Pie which he enjoyed very much. The restaurant is tucked but only a couple of minutes walk from the sea front....More

Thank sigma8
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

All we want is that our guests enjoy their experience with us!!! Glad that you both did..... thank you x

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our friends here today for sunday lunch, returning to Carvoeiro we knew we would get a warm welcome from Mark & Jan. As always, the food was excellent quality and very tasty! Will be returning on Friday before leaving for home!!!

Thank eurotraveller262
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good to see you guys back in Carvoeiro..... thank you for choosing us for your Sunday lunch....look forward to seeing you on Friday xxx

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and were having a great time. The nachos to share and something small for me and the fajitas for my husband. Everything was good and combined with the friendly service we both walked out with a big smile on our...More

Thank mzeegd
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words....... glad that you had room to try some of our other dishes as well as the nachos x See you next time

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three visits already this holiday and one more to come on Sunday. You’ll find lots of busier restaurants in Carvoeiro but you won’t find better service, quality of food or value for money. Give it a try, you won’t be disappointed.

Thank ilpapas
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to see you guys......thank you so much for your kind words. We will see you on Sunday for that roast beef and pork!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easily the best food I have had on my ten day holiday and we have eaten out every night. It was very well priced for such high quality.😀

Thank Ross F
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

That's the first time we have had our food called savage......thank you!! So glad you enjoyed you enjoyed your meals.......see you next time x

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've heard a lot of good things about this restaurant and finally got round to eating here recently. Firstly it is a little out of the way in one of the quieter streets, but it's a good choice if you're after some 'pub favorites'. Ironically...More

Thank Dawn C
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's always good to hear that people who have heard good things about us and come to visit enjoy their experience with us...,,,Mark (the chef) was grateful to your Mum who came to the kitchen to thank him personally...,,we look forward to welcoming you both...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

Went to visit and to order paella as we had read it was really good but need to give 24 hours notice which we didn't know. So if you decide to go please book in advance. We had a lovely meal there anyway and owners...More

Thank jinty179Ayrshire
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Our apologies for not being able to offer you the paella on your first visit, but as everything is freshly prepared and the paella takes time to prepare and cook, we ask for it to be pre-ordered. We are so glad you came back for...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and i fancied a taste of home,excellent service as was our lunch,very reasonably priced,we will definately recommend and will return.😊

1  Thank Mrslondon64
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review....... sometimes you just need that taste of home and it is something we are happy to provide.....as well as our dishes from around the world of course!! See you both again soon xx

Reviewed 7 September 2017

As a Family of four we ate here twice during a recent holiday in Carvoeiro, and had booked in for our third visit but were unfortunately unable to make it at the last minute. We booked mainly on reviews on here, as the Restaurant is...More

Thank GWRTSSY
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

It was so good to meet you guys and hope you are feeling better now. Thank you for your kind words about our restaurant.....it's always good to hear that we are making our guests happy with both our service and quality of food x

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s0uthw0rth
7 August 2016|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. We can seat up to 40 people. If we can be of any further help, then please ask.
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chris h
1 November 2015|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi Chris, thank you for your kind comments. We do know Geraldine and Robert from Smiler's bar, they often come in to enjoy one of our Sunday roasts! If you are ever in Carvoeiro again, please come and see us. Take care Mark... More
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kezhaslam
20 July 2015|
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Response from Jan P |
Hi, We are open only evenings with the exceptions of Sunday's when we open at midday to serve a traditional Sunday roast as well as our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 912 684 052
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