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Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
+351 282 357 692
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“skewers” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“kebab” (40 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this place the food is perfect I love the kebabs chicken and prawns made very welcome by Libby and Sandra first time in 10years and still as good recommend !!

Thank Bobby W
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

5th time at Happys. A big thanks to the owner and his son, Again, perfect meal and experience. see again 2018.

Thank S K
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic little restaurant this is. Enormous fish and chips ,delicious, and the prawn skewers are pretty good too. Have to book well in advance as this is a very busy place. Libby is the perfect front man with his witty banter and he...More

Thank JamesMKidderminster
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great food and service and the restaurant is a happy place to sit and have a meal and a drink. We visit every year but remember to book.

Thank DON M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Enjoyed by lots of people, good menu, enormous fish and chips, lots of other excellent dishes on offer, happy atmosphere, Small restaurant so essential to book a table.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on several previous holidays and we were keen to go again this time but gave up. Tried in the first few days only to be told it is fully booked but would definitely be OK the following week. Tried again only...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Just been here with the wife after reading good reviews. It didn't disappoint the food was excellent and plenty of it. We had the satay chicken to start which was lovely followed by the largest rack of ribs again excellent. Fantastic staff that go that...More

Thank Malko79
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had a disappointing experience with this restaurant. When attempting to reserve a table for the family we were told a table would not be available for the next four nights so we requested a reservation for seven days ahead. Our name was entered in...More

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We try to get to visit Happy’s each time we’re in Carvoeiro. The name sums up the atmosphere and service and the food is simple but of exceptional quality.

Thank ilpapas
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great food and wonderful host. Libby always makes his customers welcome and it is a place we always try to book before flying out as it is a very popular restaurant.

Thank dogill321
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10 December 2017|
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Response from Norma Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can’t remember, but it tasted good. Think it was ruby!
4 November 2017|
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Response from Kris S | Reviewed this property |
He closes about a week before Christmas for a well deserved rest. We all hope he'll open maybe 2nd week of January. Fingers crossed!
18 April 2017|
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Response from Bar1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but lots of meat do you should be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 692
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