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Praia Do Garrao Nascente, Almancil 8135, Portugal
+351 289 396 512
10:00 - 23:30
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Mon 10:00 - 23:00
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 23:30
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York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good to get comfy seats overlooking the beach and sea. Great for lunch and drinks either in the Beach bar or up in the resturant.

Thank Mike W
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location, well judged simple food a great spot to relax enjoy the view and the sun set. Ate here at lunch and the place was packed even at 3pm in February.

Thank Shropshirelad L
Chalfont St Peter, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked up from the air port and her father was showing us around, we left the villa and came to the beach. We had some afternoon lunch and a beer. Super Bock did me fine. I had fish and chips, thinking snacky. was like a full on dinner. My son had mussels, veggies had chips. it was nice

Thank majawaan
altrincham, cheshire
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Julia's is superbly located directly overlooking the sea and beach. The atmosphere is great, particularly on a Sunday when there is musical entertainment and a real party feeling. Good choice of wine and nice,freshly cooked food. I have been here many times and have never been disappointed.

Thank soapyarnold
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62 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ate here twice last week and have been before on numerous occasions throughout the various seasons. The seafood is great - everything I have had, sole in smoked salmon, monkfish kebabs, sardines, prawns, turbot, bream has always been excellent. They are happy to accommodate kids and have a kids menu. And you can eat the restaurant food down by... More 

Thank skill123
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spacious and enjoyable beach cafe with a focus, not surprisingly, on seafood. Perhaps more a restaurant than a cafe. Easy to find, great beach location, welcoming staff and a great place to enjoy a drink too. Reasonable rather than cheap pricing, simple rather than elegant atmosphere and of course the sea to look at.

Thank incomfort
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part about our meal was the view (it's right on the beach). However, the restaurant wasn't full and service was tediously slow. The food was underwhelming. We won't be going back.

Thank Ian F
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433 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there twice last time we were in Portugal. Signature dish of Tifer Prawns with African rice was great. Dover Sole superb. Both time service was excellent. Asked them to call us a cab. Smart young man in a Mercedes people carrier arrived and gave us a great ride back to Quarteira/Vilamoura but fleeced us with the fare. It cost... More 

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juliasalgarve, Owner at Julias, responded to this review

Thank you Nick The taxi called would have been t taxi due to our regular man being busy T taxis are metered and that would be the price. We have no influence- we just make the call More 

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266 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted a nice lunch at this well-located restaurant. Able to eat by the window and the food was really good. We had a delicious crab salad and a very nice monkfish. Good bowl of olives and bread too. Service ok, maybe a little leisurely (they weren't busy). However, with just three glasses of house wine, the bill came to €57... More 

Thank IanSimpson
juliasalgarve, Owner at Julias, responded to this review

Thank you Ian I guess it is all relative and certainly all opinions count in TripAdvisor world. Glad you enjoyed the cuisine The wine is €5 per glass and the cover is charged for if requested by the client. I had a dinner last week at a hotel with one course and a bottle of house rose.. I found the... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a couple of beers before the meal, staff were efficient and engaging. Ate their last year in Feb and it is still providing a high standard of food. Had the sardines followed by a sirloin steak - very good. Wife has goats cheese followed by lemon sole and smoked salmon - again very good. Will go back

Thank Peter W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Do Garrao Nascente, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 396 512
Julia's restaurant,beach barand lounge.
The original beach restaurant.
Beware of imitations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?