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A Barquinha

Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
+351 281 322 843
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stone bass” (5 reviews)
“salads” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this restaurant and was very happy to bring friends to it during 2017. We sat indoors and outdoors and each time the service was excellent and the food was top notch. Julia is very interactive with customers and is spot on with her...More

Thank MarieDDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended A Barquinha by the owner of our guesthouse and I will certainly be passing on that recommendation to others- it’s fantastic. I ate at several other restaurants during my stay, and no other has such fresh ingredients and food cooked with such...More

Thank solomonwilkinson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Tavira for 4 nights last month and ate here twice would have eaten here every night but was fully booked. The food was amazing freshly cooked served with a smile. A real family restaurant, the salads are absolutely amazing I could live...More

Thank billiebob71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here a number of times and we have always found the food and service to be excellant. On this occasion my wife had the golden bream and it was filleted and cooked to perfection, my choice was the portuguese...More

1  Thank SolihullSmitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for dinner one evening. The owner sat us and served us during our meal. We started with appetizers: the mushrooms in garlic were ok ( large portion) and the clams (very small clams) were delicious in a nice broth. The owner talked...More

Thank nlgale
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Family run establishment with fresh fruit right from their backyard tree, cut right before they serve it to you! The salad was loaded with fresh fruit and veggies and couldn't have tasted more home-grown. My husband got the tourist menu which included a salad, main,...More

Thank Apitts99
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have written reviews for A Barquinha on several occasions previously and a recent visit reinforces our view that it is a favourite restaurant. Six of us enjoyed the Prawns 'African style', followed by steak and stone bass accompanied by a marvellous salad and, perhaps,...More

Thank WaltonSmiffs
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Lucky to get a table as we didn't reserve, but the waitress looked after us and set up an extra table. Filet mignon was very good and my partners sea bass was excellent. House red was of a good standard. .. All in all a...More

Thank Jessie413
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We found this place from a random search whilst sitting on a nearby beach at sunset. A short drive and steady walk later we arrived, without reservations, but we were seated immediately. It's not often that a restaurant makes a suggestion of a dish they...More

Thank stemundo
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

An excellent meal with perfectly cooked stone sea bass and excellent salad. The restaurant is located alongside other restaurants which are not so good. You have to wait a while for your food but it is worth the wait for such quality. It is clear...More

Thank 44Den
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 322 843
It is on the quay side. Small and a favourite of ours. Owned by two sisters - Julia is M'd - wonderful host. Lunch/tourist menu is excellent value.
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