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burgau, Burgau, Portugal
+351 914 727 366
Sat - Thu 06:30 - 11:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fish, we had the Sole. The starter, tuna and tomatoes with olives was also lovely. A good stop for sure

Thank Katie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Since discovering the beautiful fishing village of Burgau we have eaten in Matias numerous times on each visit , the food is always perfectly cooked and presented and the friendliness of the staff particularly Lucia makes the whole evening very enjoyable

Thank Stephen K
Chester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Second visit to this lovely local Portuguese restaurant in the centre of Burgau. The lady who served us was delightful, very friendly and welcoming. The food on both visits absolutely delicious. Fresh fish on the menu. My favourite foods are prawns and crab. Had the grilled piri piri prawns as a starter first visit and gratinated crab the second visit.... More 

Thank Jody97
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Lovely friendly restaurant, great service and dishes, wine excellent. Recommend any of the fish dishes, great to see a family at work in the open kitchen, recommended.

Thank ALAN_BBBath
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Visited Matias on recommendation of friends and was very pleasantly surprised. Traditional restaurant with great services and lovely food. Visited a few times during our recent winter break but highlight was NYE. Greeted like old friends and the atmosphere was great for the start of festivities. Beautiful cataplana and steak you could cut with a spoon - the best we've... More 

Thank nataliebrown2016
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We found this restaurant by chance having been recommended to eat there by Christiano of the Smugglers Inn. We had a very pleasant meal Portuguese tuna for me and chicken for my husband only marred by the fact that we only wanted a main meal, and that we felt as if we were being pressurised a little to have a... More 

Thank barbarawightman
Leicester, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here last night for the 1st time. Been to burgau on numerous occasions and never eaten here. Food was fab, service good. A must place to eat whilst in burgau 👍

Thank Booty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Many of the restaurants around Burgau are for Brits looking for homey food. Matias is an excellent unpretentious place with great freshly prepared portuguese cooking, mostly seafood. I believe its the parents in the open kitchen and their daughter who works front of house.

Thank textibule
Salema, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I almost feel guilty that we've lived in the next village for 6 months and never been here. More than that though I feel cheated. How did I not know this place existed? We were welcomed by a lovely young lady and shown to our table, drinks were ordered and food was ordered and none of it was anything less... More 

Thank MrsMuldoon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

service was very good as was the food, I had a very generous sea bass fillet and my wife had the chicken kebab- very good

Thank James J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
06:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 914 727 366

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