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No 13 a 19 Rua Dom Francisco Gomes | 8000-306, Faro 8000-306, Portugal
+351 289 878 174
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just wanted to get a lunch. How difficult it can be? I will tell u. Everything that good get wrong, got wrong. They forgot our starters, it took almost 50 min to get a main course, and when it came it was just terrible. Fish was raw and mussels were not fresh. We ate maybe a half of the... More 

Thank Lora A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of indifferent reviews for this restaurant. As a creature of habit I have eaten here many times over the last 10 years and a bit like the reviews it is but hit or miss. However today the sardines were perfect. Good food and very reasonably priced.

Thank David A
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great up to taking your order. 2couples. 2 lunches arrived after 40 minutes. Remaining 2 arrived 15 minutes later......both sent back. Would not waste your time and $$$$$. Too many other great restaurants in area.

Thank Joyce K
Torquay, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We had high hopes for some fish and a decent steak.. however, they forgot our starter.. which is ok, they apologised. Then the steak was over cooked. The chef came out to check it was ok and offered to do me another, which he kindly did, but unfortunately that was rather chewy. The potato cake was delicious but frozen in... More 

Thank Devonholiday100
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we ate at while staying in Faro. The menu seemed interesting and the staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. We couldn't decide on what to have so the waiter made a suggestion, he made the best decision. We had the cod cataplana for two and it was delicious. They even gave... More 

Thank Erin H
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We both opted for the sole and it was delicious and just fell off the bone. We were given a complimentary bottle of Aqua Ria house wine which was also delicious. The veg could have been better but the fish more than made up for that. I didn't have a pudding but my OH did and he opted for 'Creme'... More 

Thank Jill F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Quite surprised by so many bad reviews. We visited this restaurant last week. I did want a cataplana while I was in Faro, but most restaurants seem only to make it for 2. However, the gentleman outside the restaurant said it would be no problem to make it for 1. So the visit to this restaurant was not planned and... More 

Thank missbrowneyesxx
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We went here on New Year's eve and were staying at the attached hotel. We were not asked at any point what we would like to drink. Guests at the hotel are offered 'free' wine with the expensive meal - red wine was put on our table as most people were eating meat not fish. The restaurant was full that... More 

Thank Susi L
Leiden, The Netherlands
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140 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The place was nice, maybe not as stylish as they were trying to pretend but good enough. The food was pleasant, we had a good fish cataplana. The staff was friendly.

Thank Kelilans
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered meat and prawns on a skewer. It was delivered cold. We sent it back. It came out cold again. Sent back for a second time and we got a less than positive response from a waiter. The problem seems to be the waiting staff and not the kitchen. We could see staff getting frustrated that cooked orders weren't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 13 a 19 Rua Dom Francisco Gomes | 8000-306, Faro 8000-306, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 878 174
Near the marina Faro in the old town

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?