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Restaurante Dona Barca

Rua da Barca 22, Portimao 8500-588, Portugal
+351 282 481 189
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (21 reviews)
“fresh fish” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (8 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Soups
$$ - $$$
Rua da Barca 22, Portimao 8500-588, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Try not to get cheated by waiters. That place is recommended in guides and that is why we choose it, it was also on the way of our trip ;) Restaurant is very busy, food tasty, I like seafood so it seemed to be my...More

Thank grosven
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Excellent fish cataplana which is an Algarve specialty cooked in a clam shaped dish, and served very warm. The fish Cataplana that we ate was with fish, some shrimps and clams and it was really a treat.. Unfortunately, it was a Saturday evening 8 pm,...More

Thank JoelLeclair
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Obviously patronised by locals, as well as tourists, so priced accordingly. 3 of us had an excellent fish soup, followed by a (fish) main course plus a litre of Vinho Verde for only £45. Situated in a small courtyard with a few other similar restaurants...More

Thank TimVenner
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

A wise decision and a recommendation of a local led me there. A plate of sardines with salad and a beer left me satisfied. A rustic surrounding with nesting stork made my lunch a very nice experience. I will go back for dinner some day.

Thank MMGghost
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had a great meal at Dona Barca. Came recommended by out airbnb host, and it did not disappoint. Picked a fresh fich from the display base don the waiter's recommendation, and it was good and cheap!

Thank RemsterAZ
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice service however not good food. We did try some very local dishes, the algarve tomato salad was the best we had this dinner. This location is totally overrated. Try their neighbours, we guess they cannot be worse. Have a great time.

Thank Strandlaufer
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the wonderful sardines there. I liked the atmosphere and the waiters were brilliant. Reasonable prices, good quality. They open at around 7 PM- be there not late than 7:30PM, because is getting really crowded.

Thank MartinaGrig
Reviewed 21 June 2017

That's a restaurant you can't miss. Very good food and price. Sometimes you have to wait but not for long time. Never give up...

Thank cati134
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely and traditional fish restaurant ,friendly service,excellent food thanks to the Lady chef and staff floor

Thank Mauro Drflamer Q
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Having visited for the best part of 20 years and enjoyed every visit, told numerous people what a great restaurant this was and hoped for more of the same today, I had the most dreadful meal ever. Mains were well below average: Cuttlefish burnt, Steak...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Barca 22, Portimao 8500-588, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao
  • Phone Number: +351 282 481 189
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