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Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
+351 914 727 366
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“prawns” (12 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Busy small restaurant full of locals. Great lamb chops & steaks with good local wine. Very good value

Thank LancashireFamily590
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for many years but this year I was disappointed with the food. Portion sizes had shrunk and quality of my lamb was not good

Thank auntms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the issues in Burgau in the summer is that everybody wants to eat about 1930 and there is only so much restaurant space in the village centre. So, if you haven't booked then you won't get a table until about 2100hrs.Had we booked?...More

1  Thank Ian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Long wait for very average food. The menu reads well but the food does not deliver. Ordered crab stater and sole main course both tired, frozen I suspect.

Thank davidpZ4918OD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really didn't want to put a critical review about your restaurant for all to see. I was hoping to email you but can't find your email address. We had a table booked with you for last night 21/09/17. Unfortunately we walked out. On our...More

Thank sue w
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We always visit this restaurant at least once because we really enjoy the style and presentation of the menu. Since we have visited there has been the same couple of chefs cooking in an open kitchen at the back of the restaurant . As discussed...More

1  Thank BessM
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Despite having booked a table, we had to wait a record one hour and forty minutes for our starter. It seems to be restaurant policy for one table to be served with starter and mains before the chef moves on to preparing starters for the...More

Thank Eleanor R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this place to anyone in burgau!!! The service is exceptional and the food is to die for and so responsibly priced! One of the best places to eat in burgau! I think this is missed being out of the way a little...More

3  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Booking is essential, although we didn't book the first time. Service can be a little erratic but lovely. Food is excellent.

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Sixth year visiting this restaurant. Continues to be outstanding. Excellent Portuguese steak, sole and children's burger with cheese...Best covers on the village...would recommend to anyone looking for authentic Portuguese cuisine.More

Thank Andrew L
Joaquim A, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi, Andrew, thank you very much for your great review and for keep on visiting us, we are really delighted. As a restaurant, our objective is to serve our customers well, but I would be lying if I wouldn't say that we take a lot...More

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22 October 2016|
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Response from Joaquim A | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your contact! We will be open on New Year's Eve and we are also planning to be open in January. We will have a special menu for the evening, we suggest to book a table in advance. Any other question... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 914 727 366
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