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Restaurante Ysconderijo

Rua Gago Coutinho, 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
+351 967 139 381
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (21 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Gago Coutinho, 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

This is not the cheapest restaurant around, but it is fantastic! The food is gorgeous and presented beautifully. The menu is more "fine dining", but the restaurant has an ambience that manages to mix those out for a nice meal and a celebration to more...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just had to bring our friends to sample this restaurant. Friendly welcome to enjoy the ambiance of this restaurant in the centre of Sao Bras. Great selection of fresh well presented food on each course. Presentation is very attractive and original. Wine selection is good...More

Thank PeterPhippin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been aware of this restaurant for a couple of years, but only visited this year. Really do not hesitate all the 5 star reviews are spot on, the presentation, restaurant ambiance quality of food and value for money are all of the highest...More

Thank harrm14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I and my friends have eaten here many times and never been disappointed. We always use this restaurant for special occassions

Thank mcgova60
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We are staying nearby, and Trip advisor recommended for vegetarians (of which both my husband and myself are). It turns out they only have 2 real vegetarian options, both of us got the lasagne made with crepes and vegetables. It was delicate, very flavorful, and...More

Thank BarbaraHal
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

As everyone who has been this restaurant is fantastic and very cheap for what you get. Had the tomahawk steak and lamb chops only complaint I couldn't eat it all. Make sure you book, a brilliant asset to Sao Bras is so much better than...More

Thank helen k
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A lot of the menu is Lidl gourmet range... the fish cakes the salmon and more. Great service nice place but dreadful food and overpriced. I wont eat here againMore

2  Thank Stuart M
Management response:Responded 4 May 2017
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Como e possível tal comparação? A nossa comida é preparada diariamente pelos nossos chefes, é autêntica e completamente produzida no...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you want something a liitle different from the typical portuguese food - this is the place. Good quality,good service and nice and tasteful food with a little twist - fusion Can only recomend - was refreshing - nice setting and attentetive staff .

Thank honeybunny2015
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Wanted something a bit special for celebratory meal and Ysconderijo really hit the mark! We noted on Trip Advisor that it was advisable to book so we did, but there were a couple of spare tables - but very busy for Tuesday night in April!...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On the good side the staff were welcoming, the restaurant itself is charming. We had a driver that knew the area otherwise I would say a bit tricky to find . The food was very disappointing, we went for my husbands birthday with friends. The...More

1  Thank Deborah C
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Jane G
Wondered whether they now open for lunches. Was told they do, but it says not on their advert.
17 June 2016|
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Response from phillip o | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry Ysconderijo does not open at lunchtime and are closed Sunday and Monday evenings. best regards Phil
Opening hours
10 November 2015|
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Response from Keith D | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in August, I thought they only opened evenings. Best to phone in case opening times have changed due to their popularity
andrew m
Does this restaurant do a traditional cataplana
8 July 2015|
Response from Vilasalvas | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not. you could try O Graciano, but really for this dish you need to go down to the coast, its only 20 - 30 mins away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gago Coutinho, 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sao Bras de Alportel
  • Phone Number: +351 967 139 381
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We Open just for dinners
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