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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“prawn curry” (49 reviews)
“seafood” (39 reviews)
“tuna” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very busy popular restaurant,,great location,,,would advise you to book a table,,the staff are friendly and welcoming,,lovely ladies,,! The menu is varied and offers a good selection of steaks,SEA food,,and some very nice desserts,,,the music on a Sunday is very popular and many a celebrity has...More

Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived late for our booking but were seated quickly. We both chose the sea bass which was delicious. One of the best we have had this holiday. Chips were tasty although could have been a bit browner looked a tad undercooked but actually tasted...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were holidaying at Vale do Lobo and ended up here by accident (lost). The location is great - right on the beach, the meals we ordered were perfect and when we ordered wine, our waiter (Santos) recommended a slightly more expensive bottle - Esporao...More

Thank Nick-laheredia
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very good place to watch the sunset. It is a typical beach restaurant. Plenty of fish. I did not like finding cats strolling between the tables, including inside the room. But maybe it's just me who do not like cats. The food was good.

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was lucky enough to be invited to a friends after wedding party, all guest in White, we were looked after superbly at this beautiful venue overlooking the beach, great food, atmosphere and wonderful cocktails, roof top bar to finish off the evening.

Thank Angie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at Maria's twice and thoroughly enjoyed our fish. The prices are reasonable considering the location & the service slick. They deserve the popularity. Small downside was the excessive batter on the squid but in the second visit we opted for the grilled...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst the food was good the service was extremely poor, with nearly a one hour wait between courses and nearly a 30 min wait for someone to take an order for desert. The apology when we were presented with our bill of €60/head was half...More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful beachside restaurant. Smartish, lovely decor. Yummy seafood. Great vibe. Always busy so book in advance!

Thank Shermanator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great views and good basic food. Quite expensive for basic food menu . Stunning views over looking the beach .

Thank Ellief66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Saturday, booking essential. Great beachfront location, staff welcoming and friendly. The rooftop bar is amazing, chill out and look out to sea. Great food, prawn curry and cataplana are so good but so was the burger. Live music on a Saturday lunchtime...More

Thank Jane F
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30 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
1 September 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
22 August 2015|
Response from MariasAlgarve | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we are if you walk along the beach to your left from the Praça its approximately 10 minutes. Otherwise its a very short drive. To make a booking (which we advise at this very busy time) please email us or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
  • E-mail
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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