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Gengibre e Canela

#17 of 262 Restaurants in Faro
Certificate of Excellence
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Travessa da Mota | 8000-388, Faro 8000-463, Portugal
+351 289 882 424
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buffet style lunch; a choice from about 5 hot dishes, soup and an additional salad option. Eat as much as you like for a great price.

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Thank stanaloy
County Galway, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Excellent lunch. Buffet style. Extremely tastey, fresh and healthy. Helpful staff. You will not find better vegetarian food in Faro.

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Thank danieldiggitydawg
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Found this quaint little restaurant in the heart of Faro Healthy, fresh vegetarian buffet, the apple and red cabbage coleslaw is lovely as well as the vegetable coriander soup, great to pop in for a lunch and a fresh orange juice while exploring old town

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Thank hollykeeler
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Small little restaurant with two nice waiters. The concept is clear: only healthy food. You do not get a coke there! Buffet was great, the food was tasty and the smoothies we got were made fresh. Go there and enjoy.

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Thank blubber d
Almere, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Gengibre e Canela is one of the many cosy living room restaurants you can find in Faro. Only open for lunch, you can have a really well prepared and good tasting vegetarian lunch (buffet style), with most splendid home prepared & -spiced fruit juice mixtures on the side. Plenty of food, and what is left after lunch will go to... More 

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Thank RobWij
Faro District, Portugal
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The best veggie restaurant in Faro. Only opened for lunch with a rich buffet where you can eat a bit of everything!! The food is delicious! And they have homemade juices that are spectacular. It is a small restaurant in the center of faro which makes it difficukt for large groups. Should definitely try it if you go to faro

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Thank Sara A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The room is Small but there is also a tables at the street if the weather is good. The food is very good and the staff is friendly. It's only open for lunch and has no ATM machine.

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Thank Joana F
Miami Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Although the food is razonable regarding taste it's very limited regarding the choice!!! Also it's indicated for lonely persons or couples - not indicated for groups of 4 or more..... as the silence is an imperative on this space! Also the service - that I believe were made by the owners - was not friendly and polite as it should... More 

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1 Thank Gigioliveira
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Walking in not knowing what to expect! Found a delicious veggie lunch buffet. I think it was maybe 8 euro for the lunch special, had salad, hot mains and a dessert was optional. The food had great flavor. It was a quick spot where a lot of local business people on their lunches dropped in and out. Great for dining... More 

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Thank Alicia O
Toronto, Canada
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115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Food here is excellent, great salad and mains full of flavour. Too bad this place is only open for lunch would have eaten here more often if they had dinner too. A must visit for vegatarians and non vegatarias as a very enjoyable experience.

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Thank Shan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa da Mota | 8000-388, Faro 8000-463, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 882 424

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