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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawn curry” (51 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“tuna” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb location and cleaned, crisp food for a light lunch. Last visited in November when the season had finished but still excellent.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great restaurant this is. A nice stroll along the beach and then lunch at Marias. Great location, great food, friendly and welcoming staff and great service. Everyone in our party tried something different off the menu and all were excellent. Looking forward to...More

Thank dolores707
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We had a good meal here with a nice Ambiance. Not cordon blue but very good food. Service was excellent.

Thank John F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Recently celebrated a friends birthday seaside at Maria's. The restaurant is beautiful itself but you are literally on the glittering gold sands overlooking the ocean, stunning views. The service was very good, they even included a little birthday surprise dessert and singing, and the food...More

Thank clkristoff
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We went as a family of 8 with loads of different things that some of the family didn’t like and were catered for really well.....so much so, we went back again and the service was fantastic. We had 2 kids with us who were also...More

Thank ADWM2013
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Large party - and we were well looked after. Good food. Tourist oriented. Upmarket beach side location with prices to match. Can recommend.

Thank Maxima5
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Probably my favourite restaurant in the VdL area. We went in the evening, which was beautiful with the table lights on. You could even see Maria serving & clearing tables. The staff seem a excellent team, very polite & helpful. I had the Prawn curry...More

Thank npnak_2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This lovely beachside restaurant has a great atmosphere for lunch or dinner watching the sunset. Food mostly excellent and reasonably brisk service. We will come here again.

Thank schlimm
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent Vista, good food, very good service, inside only eating. Best is catch of the day as with all the beach restaurants however this is a little smarter than most. Has a varied menu but it’s all about the fish. Very pleasant veranda for drinks,...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The food was good and the staff where adequate, but did feel a little rushed at times, which was a surprise considering the restaurant was not full! I would probably recommend more for lunch rather than diner.

Thank HeathStAlbans
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sue j
3 November 2017|
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Response from GospelJon | Reviewed this property |
Think not , remember being there off season and it was closed. many places open as Christmas is popular with many homeowners there.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
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Yes , as far I know every day .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
  • E-mail
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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