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Praca Patrao Joaquim Lopes 10 12, Olhao 8700-353, Portugal
+351 963 479 472
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not having wifi until we'd sat down (ask the staff and they will sort for you) meant we had to take a 'punt' from the plethora of seafood restaurants - in hindsight we should have looked prior, but we jumped on a train from Tavira on a whim! The Sabores Da Ria is on the square near the fish market... More 

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Thank Brian W
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were with a baby, so the terrace was a quiet place to sit. Service was rough, there was hardly any choice from the menu. "Only sole, squid and bacalau today." Food is pricey. Only tourists, so they can afford being somewhat sloppy. You won't die eating here, but there are better places in Olhao.

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Thank D4102BWthomasv
Minehead, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very tasty seafood stew, too much to eat it all. Steak was good but the peppercorn sauce was very unusual and un edible. We don't think they know what is was so put peppers in a cream very odd.

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Thank Elaine K
Fuseta, Portugal
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65 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We have passed this restaurant many times but had not eaten there before because we mistakenly thought of it as a restaurant mainly for tourists. However as we had a friend visiting and seeing a favourite Portuguese recipe of mine, Raia Alhada a Moda de Olhão as one of the prata da dia we thought we would give it a... More 

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Thank Peter H
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The staff are very professional and friendly and knowledgeable of wines It does not have the canteen feeling of a lot of local restaurants so it is good all year round inside or outside

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Thank specialOne16
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Have visited many times. Went for lunch a few days ago and dinner tonight. Brilliant service as always, excellent wine, food and brandies t k finish.

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Thank Maria T
Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We were getting tired and hungry and found this lovely little restaurant. We were in Olhao at the very end of the season so it was quiet everywhere. Having found Sabores de Ria we went every evening. The young man who was running the place was very helpful and was happy to change a salad for vegetables or chips for... More 

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Thank susan f
Larbert, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

One of those visits that just happens. We hadn't intended to eat there but, as always happens, we just came in from the main street and there it was. I' m surprised at the findings of one contributor that he found the maître rude, our experience was quite the opposite but it could well have been another person. This is... More 

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Thank RoyLind
Nottingham
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135 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is a really nice place. The food is fine, not great but fine, the service is efficient and friendly and the house wine is the best we had all week. Wrap it up as a package and look at the size of the bill and you really can't go wrong here. Always appeared to be busy, with many locals,... More 

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Thank jeff53
Sarasota, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Overcharged us deliberately and tried to cover up with claiming hectic schedule. When he was caught red handed, he started to get rude and said we did not understand Portugeese customs?? Sad, because we loved the food, but unacceptable behavior by restaurant management 😡

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Patrao Joaquim Lopes 10 12, Olhao 8700-353, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Olhao
  • Phone Number: +351 963 479 472

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?