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Restaurante O Lourenco

Lourenci beach, Salema 8650-200, Portugal
+351 282 698 622
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (82 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
“turbot” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lourenci beach, Salema 8650-200, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Just what you picture a small fish tavern in Portugal to be. Loved selecting dinner from a tray of fresh fish. I asked the waiter which fish was best and he recommended the red sea bream. He was right. We had a huge serving of...More

Thank tennisbets
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just off the main square going up the hill out of Salema , they have two parts i.e. small inside & large terrace outside to this three generation family restaurant which specialise in fresh local fish .We have been numerous times never disappointed with any...More

Thank atw1946
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple, tasty, rustic, fabulous food. Quite unique to find food, especially fish, this good. Must try if you are in the area and you have to book

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family restaurant specialising in fish but with excellent meat dishes as well - have a choice of eating in or al fresco. The staff are very friendly and attentive. We stayed for a week and visited twice - excellent value.

Thank martinjohng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waiter brought a large tray with cuts of all the fish received that afternoon. An awesome display. In our group of 4, we had the white bream, the red bream, and the gold bream. Truly, there is a difference in taste. All were grilled...More

Thank jan_bill2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend. Excellent fresh fish and seafood. We selected our fish... red snapper... from the large platter of at least 5 different fresh catches of the day. Grilled, with olive oil, sea salt, garlic. Melt in your mouth. Served with wonderful boiled potatoes with cilantro,...More

Thank ST23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a large piece of stone bass for 4 having chosen the fish beforehand. Served with chips and salad. The couvert was also very nice...and our prawn starter. Good house white wine? Nice atmosphere and ambience. Traditional Portuguese hospitality and excellent value for money.

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place reminds me of a real old time Portuguese restaurant. They have a nice patio but all the tables were reserved. We ate inside at a little alcove table with soccer on TV. They bring out the fresh fish to show you what the...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this is the best fish restaurant in Salema. The service is excellent. When I spoke in my halting Portuguese they replied in Portuguese, instead f switching to English! The fish of the day is always wonderful, and try the fish soup. Ok, no...More

Thank Aqua247
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The days catch are brought around for you to order from. Don't with the menu items the fresh fish is always the best option. Don't too much for a starter if you want to finish the delicious mains. We have been here several times and...More

Thank Malcolm339
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are the opening hours? Are you open all year round?
23 September 2016|
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Response from Lisa011 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the restaurant but a client. Suggest you contact them directly
Hello. What choices do you have for vegetarians? No fish, cheese, snails,chicken or seafood.
22 August 2016|
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Response from difranco | Reviewed this property |
No idea! It is well known for fish and seafood but they might do something special for you if you ask and book in advance. Hope it helps. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lourenci beach, Salema 8650-200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema
  • Phone Number: +351 282 698 622
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