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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 915 434 452
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is clearly popular because of the outdoor rooftop restaurant but the food (we had the traditional Portuguese fish and rice) was not nearly as tasty as some and the waiters did not take their time or make the customers feel special. Perhaps our least...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was such a disappointment. It's ridiculously busy so make sure you book if you want to go. The setting is amazing, beautiful rooftop terrace overlooking the river. Piri piri prawns for starter were beautiful and the main course of seabass was also delicious. Unfortunately...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely experience in a very busy restaurant where the staff could not be more helpful even when under a lot of pressure with a full house every night. Food and service is top notch and there is a friendly welcoming atmosphere.

Thank mglmoore
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We come here every visit to Tavira. A wonderful setting, but just make sure the sun has gone down as it can get a little hot up on the roof if not. Always incredibly busy so book well in advance, but definitely worth a visit....More

Thank ian r
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a recent find for us! The place is fully booked in the summer, so a reservation is needed - I texted our request and the response was same evening. The service is friendly and attentive; the choices are very good and each dish...More

Thank JanetGould
Reviewed 6 days ago

Being the time of year it was very busy but we were able to walk up and get a table after a 5 minute wait. The restaurant is on the roof, it was great to eat al fresco. I had the pork and prawn skewer...More

Thank LimerickJay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited a number of times when in Tavira. Food always excellent,and servicxe is always friendly, nice to be recognised by the manager on each visit even with many months in between. Grilled Squid and Pork and Clams my personal favourite dishes. Throughly recommend.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the restaurant by chance on our next to last day and promptly booked for the next night too. Fabulous local food served by busy but cheerful staff. Ask for wine recommendations and they will really cater to your tastes,not always on the menu....More

Thank Kate O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the fact that you sit on the roof - feels like being in Mary Poppins. The staff are uber efficient and friendly but can be a little stressed. The food is lovely and fresh, tasty with a wide selection of dishes. Something for...More

Thank JoJoMorris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with a beautiful terrace and with many portugueses clients. We have been twice as evetything was excellent : grilles squid with oil,lemon and sage, piri piri shrimps, an amazing grilled seabass ! Special mention to the great "sommelier" that introduced is to an...More

Thank Flami1990
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19 July 2016|
Response from Mary Ann W | Reviewed this property |
You should call the restaurant, not me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 915 434 452
Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
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