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Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
12:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 22:00
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a superb evening out with great service and stunning food. I had the crab soup which was a delicious light creamy bisque and the Grupper for a main course which was beautifully cooked and a fresh tomato onion salad. Good wines to go with the excellent food. I cannot praise it enough.

Thank jbutchbank
York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great position almost on the beach - good for lunch and dinner - good quality food - service slow when busy - entertainment on some afternoons

Thank Mike W
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ate here most days whilst on a week long winter break in February. Superb location, impeccable service, fresh, locally sourced sea food presented in an unpretentious but well judged manner. Would thoroughly recommend to all and it is not hard to see why this is the celebrity hang out to eat and be seen.

Thank Shropshirelad L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous dinner from beginning to end of our meal. Very attentive service and well presented food. Always a great meal at Maria's with the plus of an excellent beach front location. Love this place well worth visiting.

Thank Lina R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tasty food, super friendly staff, but very busy probably need to book. Great for watching the sunset .

Thank kassieopia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning location, great views, lovely decor, good service. Good food - prawns, fish, surf and turf, etc well cooked. Maybe a little pricey (but that's a Euro/£ thing). Well worth a visit.

Thank Peter6530
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not quite as good as before My wife did not feel that well for 24 hours and on a second visit my other friend though food a bit bland Staff great

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location. Monkfish was great. Live music On a Sunday which created a lovely atmosphere. Had pre lunch drink on roof lounge but also enjoyed lovely views from our table which was probably in one of the best positions - beachfront left hand corner of restaurant. This is more than an average beach bar which reflects in the price and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just about the most perfect beach bar you could ask for. Awesome food, great cocktails, wonderful views and extremely warm, friendly accommodating, young and good looking staff members! Our food was lovely, the kids were well looked after and played on the beach between courses, giving the parents some nice quiet time to enjoy the atmosphere and of course the... More 

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Lymm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant that was warm and cosy on a cool February evening. It's right on the beach and you can see the waves rolling in. We started with balloon glasses of gin and tonics. Great selection of salads and starters. The fish was superbly cooked. We chose sole and dourada. Will definitely go again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, 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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
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
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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