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Ria Formosa Restaurant

) #17 of 283 Restaurants in Faro $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, European,
Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 10:00All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely food and beautiful view from the roof top terrace. Very attentive service, I must say a bit too attentive, the waiters were super sweet, but we didn't get much time to talk during the meal as the waiters constantly interrupted. Even our kids...More

Thank BillieNickwill
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent restaurant, good for fine dining. We all had a set 5 course menu plus wines to go with each course. Service was very prompt (not great if you wanted to take your time) but we still managed to spend the best part of 2...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We reserved some time in advance, and we were lucky to get an outside table on a perfect warm evening. The whole experience was very good indeed, with great views over the marina and the natural park beyond. Service and food were as we would...More

Thank wywanderers
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the gastronomic tasting menu including wine. The food was good, but how the wine was served was very disappointing. The waiters did not show the bottles of the wines they served (and always 1-2 minutes *after* a course was served). The last wine...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 1 week ago

the peaceful relaxed atmosphere in combination with excellent cuisine and very good service plus view. for us the best restaurant we had on all our portugal holidays ever. very warm welcome at the desk, the lady shows up aswell during the evening the see how...More

Thank Reto G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the taster menu, which was very enjoyable, all cooked to a very good standard. All in all you can't fault it for the price. Lovely dining room with great views.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time we went there, we had their tasting menu and it was really wonderful show casing all the different Algarve ingredients. My favourite course was the grouper with handmade lobster ravioli, and the housemade orange sorbet was killer too. The traditional plates on the...More

Thank shrutisinha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has become our first night meal choice, flying in late evening and staying in Faro before going onto a villa. The service is always good, as is the food. And as for the location, what more could you ask for, central to Faro and...More

Thank 57nap
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time here. Staff is super friendly and will do everything to make you feel most comfortable and pleased. We had the appetizer with bread, fresh tuna (amazing!!) and olive oil. As a starter we had homemade soup. As main course we...More

Thank Nienke T
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We wanted to celebrate with the family and this was the ideal setting. Early dinner to enjoy the sunset from the window, we chose the gourmet tasting menu, which is a 5 course set menu, (price 35€) together with a wine selection Portuguese sparkling wine,...More

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Brian D
17 July 2017|
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Response from João L | Property representative |
Dear Brian D Thank you for your contact. We don’t have any discount for our guests but our prices are the usual here for the Algarve, and our price/quality relation is the best choice around. You can check the reviews... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
07:00 - 10:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 830 830
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Description
The Ria Formosa Lounge Bar and Restaurant, on the Hotel Faro's rooftop terrace, afford a breathtaking panoramic view over the city and the Ria Formosa. Regardless of the time of day or the season, this is always a sophisticated and inviting place in which to relax by yourself or socialise with others. An extensive selection of high-quality breakfast items are served here from 7.00 am to 10.00 am(Monday to Friday) at the Weekend the breakfast items are served from 7.30 am to 10.30 am. Lunch at the Ria Formosa Restaurant is served from 12.30 pm to 3 pm. This is the perfect place for both businesspeople and groups of friends to have lunch or to relax after a visit to the city's historical sites. Dinner is served from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, but we suggest you arrive in plenty of time to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or cocktail while you marvel at the magnificent sunset.
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