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A Ria

Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
+351 282 461 790
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (46 reviews)
“clams” (22 reviews)
“potatoes” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is great and is also fairly priced, however we had a very bad waiter on our second visit. He did not know how to approach a couple of young guests and he made some questionable/inappropriate comments about my girlfriend. Mah, what to say...

Thank Stegoforo
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited A Ria for 4 years now and this year did not disappoint. Fresh fish on the bbq is my husbands favourite. I love the prawn cocktail. Friendly staff who always make us feel welcome.

Thank Kathy581
Reviewed 5 days ago

Party of seven dined at this restaurant in August. out of the seven meals only two were passable. the Steak Portuguese style was about 50% gristle and when we commented about this to the waiter all he said was did you enjoy the sauce!! I...More

Thank saltyeagle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip Advisor does it again: we wanted to eat at Fim Do Mundo, but luckily for them they were booked up until after the end of our stay: tip: if you want to go, call them on the day you arrive! So instead we went...More

Thank Penny S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent fish, extraordinary service. Absolutely a place to visit. Good atmosfare, really a nice place!

Thank JanLol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived early for this special occasion evening (Anniversary) and were glad we did. Only 4 tables were available as we had not reserved one earlier. What was equally,if not more important was the fact that we had first choice of the ample selection of...More

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mediocre at best. Friendly, forthcoming staff but the food is bland, over-sauced and nothing special. My octopus was swimming in butter as were the on-the-side new potatoes and veggies. Dining partner's steak was smothered in pepper sauce. Best part of the meal was the olives,...More

1  Thank stephaniefE1721VD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first visit was so good, we went back for 2nd time before leaving Ferragudo. Our first time, we was lucky to get a table inside as the restaurant is very small, all tables booked up. We had the Prawn cocktail, Octopus salad for starter...More

Thank Traveller T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of visiting A Ria and having dinner. A Ria is a great authentic place run by a friendly hard-working family who have a terrific kitchen. We had the salmon and the monk fish, which were truly delicious. We've used Tripadvisor a...More

Thank Djuun O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed it so much that we drove purposely on our last night in Algarve to have our last dinner in there. Chef / Cuisine - Their rice (monk fish and prawns) is their speciality, similar to "arroz de marisco" by far the very best...More

Thank Manel B
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sam b
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lynn D | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
just across the river there is a water taxi from portimao and the marina in praia da rocha.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Ferragudo
  • Phone Number: +351 282 461 790
A Ria is situated in Ferragudo along the quay side before the local market off the main square. Ferragudo is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Portugal. A Ria is a small restaurant which compliment Ferragudo specializing in local Algarvean cuisine such as Cataplana & Monk fish rice, cuttlefish and clams is the specialty of the house. Your visit to Ferragudo and A Ria would not be complete with out tasting fresh fish grilled across the road, served with potatoes and salad but will be happy to provide home made chips and fresh vegetable if preferred. The menu caters for everyone with some excellent steak options and a small children's menu. A Ria prepares all the dishes at the time of order ensuring each dish is fresh NB.this can cause some delays in the height of the summer when the restaurant is full, you can take this time to relax and enjoy a drink or a bottle of good quality Portuguese wine. WiFi is now available. A Ria is currently closed on Mondays. To guarantee your table reservations are excepted.
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