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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
12:30 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic setting and the food was as good as we had in the week we were there.... However this was all lost with the amount of drunk people on Sunday night who had left the toilets in a totally unacceptable state,surely you cannot let this...More

1  Thank neilc65
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a good lunch - lovely food and reasonable price. The atmosphere and decor are very good too. We will be going back!

Thank Helen L
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fantastic evening at Maria's due to the terrific setting (right by the beach) & lively laid back vibe. Service was good in the restaurant but inattentive in the rooftop bar where we whiled away the hours sampling various cocktails & gin. Food...More

Thank mrstraveller1
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a lovely lunch here at Maria's. The setting is great as is the atmosphere. Service was a little slow, but my Seafood Linguine was worth the wait. Need to book, it does get busy

Thank paul_peters6
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Been to Algarve for last two years and have come here each time as it does fantastic food in a fantastic setting right by the beach. Really good decor and vibe. A step above some of the other beach view restaurants. Fantastic menu serving combination...More

Thank Tiger1973
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely evening. Beautiful restuarant with excellent food. The only reason it's not 5 stars is the mains took over half an hour but they were very busy. Would recommend.

Thank James W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and good food in a really nicely designed space at a fantastic location. Having visited most of them, this is probably overall the best beach restaurant in this area in terms of quality and feel, but it's not cheap particularly for a family...More

Thank JasperTues
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant restaurant beach front views wonderful service lovely food, we had a table of 20 and they catered for our every need would highly recommend

Thank allanpreston1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food in a lovely environment. Quite expensive though for what it was & we didn't appreciate forced covers (obligatory bread, olives, paté & butter) that were to be paid for per person. We don't want this at every meal and would rather have had...More

1  Thank Buddy73200
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maria's is above average in quality and price. A clean and stylish interior, a more sophisticated atmosphere that other beach restaurants that we visited. Aperitifs are enjoyed on the 'top deck', overlooking the fabulous beach. Dinner was served on the lower floor with equally fabulous...More

Thank jm36522
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi How far is this beach bar from Tivoli Marina Vilamoria please, how much would the fare be. Thank you
30 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
Hi Are you open over the new year period thank you hazel
1 September 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
Are you within walking distance from the Dona Filipa Hotel?
22 August 2015|
Response from MariasAlgarve | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we are if you walk along the beach to your left from the Praça its approximately 10 minutes. Otherwise its a very short drive. To make a booking (which we advise at this very busy time) please email us or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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