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Recanto dos Mouros

Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
+351 282 443 240
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild boar” (8 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
“lamb stew” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Returned after 18 months. Nice rustic building with great views over rear of Silves castle. Good menu but be wary of ordering starters as the main courses are huge. Most popular dish was Mixed black pork which was a medley of different pork cuts and...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Recommended by our B&B hosts as having typical Portuguese characteristics and menu, we were pleasantly surprised to find the restaurant was popular for a Monday evening in mid-April. We went back the following evening too, again there were plenty of customers. The restaurant itself is...More

Thank NoKidsInTow
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Firstly I did not want to share my extreme pleasure. But then I said to myself let everyone taste these delicious foods. The place is a big dining room where you queue with your name to get sitted. Then you admire the "small" portions- we...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Very good starters and cakes!! This time: excelent ensopado de borrego; v.good erozes; superb raia alhada, oh, a chef-d'oeuvre this fish!... Eat outside, good end peaceful vew... Not to expensive!

Thank VitorRicardo
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We've been here before, and always had a lovely meal and this was no exception. Good food in a lovely place in quite surroundings. Staff friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Sheila227
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had diner at this restaurant and it was delicious and valuable prices. Great service and nice location with an amazing view. The waiter was very polite and we loved his behaviour#!

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is a bit out of the city but well worth the walk. The service was a stand out since we have been to Portugal. So friendly & attentive. The goats cheese for starter was absolutely delicious & I had the house specialty lamb...More

1  Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Had a really nice dinner on a warm July evening. Our server was excellent, very friendly, spoke good English. We sat outside and had a wonderful view of the castle. Food was great and prices very reasonable. I wish we had more time in the...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered today's fish and lamb stew with white & red wine of the house. The wine was great. The fish was fresh and good, but unfortunately not fully cooked, so 1/3 of the fish was uneatable. The waiter never paid attention nor asked whether the...More

Thank Bjørn M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Were taken by friends who have been before. Had the lamb stew which was very good and would highly recommend. It was a public holiday and the place was very busy but the service was still good. Wine at 5.50 euros a bottle was very...More

Thank Geoff363
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 443 240
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