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Faz Gostos

Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
+351 289 878 422
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed squid” (10 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
“creme brulee” (8 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner on a warm summer evening. Hake with Acorda for my wife, Duck Margret for me and a glass of wine each, followed by creme brulee. Food was excellent, couldn't fault it. BUT, the service wasn't. Waiters (particularly the head waiter) were snooty...More

Thank Andrew O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a little gem in the old town, stylish well presented restaurant. Good is excellent top end, tried some local wine too which was great value. This place is well worth a visit, cost wise it's at the top end of food and great...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chefs, the food was excellent. As is the wine list. Great location. Very smart restaurant. Most waiters, you were v good (although I didn't get served enough by the on-the-ball ones). Unfortunately, my waiter (thin gent with glasses) was frustratingly poor. 30 minutes to get...More

Thank DanLovedale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was in the area and dropped in for lunch. Stunning old town location and very traditional but modern look. Taster menu was compared to London very reasonable but they also provide a set menu for lunch with wine, water and coffee included for 15 euros....More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the tasting menu number three for dinner tonight, however we swapped one of the crab starters for the warm goat cheese salad which was much better. The dishes were mostly good; fish cooked well, duck quite nice and the creme brulee okay. Service...More

Thank Julsa55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good lunch menu at a great price including everything, service is perfect as well, friendly an professional.

Thank JJJoost
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant to eat with friends, very well located in the old village. Pricy, but food is very well presented and cooked. The decoration and restoration are well done, making it cozy. We went for dinner, but I'm sure lunch is also very good, specially...More

Thank PCR108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prior reservation advised as this is a very popular eatery. We didn't book, but waited just over an out for the privilege. Food was supreme and reasonable price. Atmosphere and staff all very friendly and attentive. All smiles and couldn't do enough for us. I...More

Thank alanthescot1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read other reviews I guess I went looking for faults and yes there were a few but that would be taking away from the quality of the food and general service which we could not fault. The restaurant was busy especially when we arrived....More

Thank Allymapally
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit here - chosen originally by a German friend as his favourite restaurant and yesterday by a local, who recommended the 'Executive Menu' where one chooses a starter, fish or meat main and dessert, for €15. The food was great and...More

Thank Rob A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you do a taster menu?
15 May 2017|
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Response from RestauranteFazGostos | Property representative |
Hi there, We do have a new Menu coming on by the end of the month. We will have 2 taster Menus on it. Thank you to all. Kind regards Cristina Lourenço
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David A
hi, are you open on sunday lunchtime please?
17 February 2017|
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Response from RestauranteFazGostos | Property representative |
Hello there, We are closed on sundays sir. I'm Sorry.
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Hello, Is this restaurant family friendly? Thanks
7 October 2016|
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Response from peter g | Reviewed this property |
yes it is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 878 422
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Under new management since November 2012, FazGostos Restaurant is located in the heart of Faro's Old Town, where it explores the concept of typical portuguese cooking with some french cuisine twists. The cozy ambience, complemented with a friendly staff and classic and contemporary decoration throughout the dining room, turns the place in an ideal location for a business lunch or a more intimate dinner. The cooking, inspired by local food, elaborates plates for all kinds of taste, which present familiar flavours complemented with a modern touch. The restaurant also offers the possibility of visiting its wonderful wine cave, which will definitely have something suitable to your taste
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