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Ria Formosa Restaurant

) #17 of 277 Restaurants in Faro $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, European,
Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This has become our first night meal choice, flying in late evening and staying in Faro before going onto a villa. The service is always good, as is the food. And as for the location, what more could you ask for, central to Faro and...More

Thank 57nap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time here. Staff is super friendly and will do everything to make you feel most comfortable and pleased. We had the appetizer with bread, fresh tuna (amazing!!) and olive oil. As a starter we had homemade soup. As main course we...More

Thank Nienke T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We wanted to celebrate with the family and this was the ideal setting. Early dinner to enjoy the sunset from the window, we chose the gourmet tasting menu, which is a 5 course set menu, (price 35€) together with a wine selection Portuguese sparkling wine,...More

2  Thank Eliseote
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Hotel Faro and ate here on our last night but enjoyed the view from the bar on many occasions. As you would expect the service is exceptional and the food outstanding. There is one main course veggie option on the...More

Thank AnonLondon23
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The food is top quality we dined here twice and both times the food was delicious and the service was flawless. The tasting menu is great with generous portions filled with flavour. The only negative is that this restaurant is not higher on TripAdvisor and...More

Thank Olympian1981
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the Hotel Faro for a week in early April and eat in this restaurant on 3 occasions. We arrived on an early Sunday morning flight and noticed groups of local families arriving for brunch. That's always a good sign so we joined...More

Thank Thorview
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Wow, the tasting menu is fabulous! we visited early on a Thursday evening so were able to get a table without a reservation. Pre-dinner drinks on the roof top terrace with the wonderful views of Faro marina and the nesting storks, then into the restaurant...More

Thank welovetravel2013
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited the place for drinks and although very expensive the drinks were great and the service perfect. The view, however, is hard to find anywhere else in Faro.

Thank Jack Mikkel R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stayed in the Hotel Faro for a long weekend with the intention of eating out in different places but the food here was so good we didn't really need to leave the hotel. Highly recommend the tasting menu and the Sunday Brunch.

Thank xhosa99
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Don't know where to start. The view is stunning, the food is great and the staff is on par so only good reasons to go back

Thank paulotaylor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$39
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 830 830
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The Ria Formosa Lounge Bar and Restaurant, on the Hotel Faro's rooftop terrace, afford a breathtaking panoramic view over the city and the Ria Formosa. Regardless of the time of day or the season, this is always a sophisticated and inviting place in which to relax by yourself or socialise with others. An extensive selection of high-quality breakfast items are served here from 7.00 am to 10.00 am(Monday to Friday) at the Weekend the breakfast items are served from 7.30 am to 10.30 am. Lunch at the Ria Formosa Restaurant is served from 12.30 pm to 3 pm. This is the perfect place for both businesspeople and groups of friends to have lunch or to relax after a visit to the city's historical sites. Dinner is served from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, but we suggest you arrive in plenty of time to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or cocktail while you marvel at the magnificent sunset.
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