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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” (52 reviews)
“seafood” (41 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 3 November 2017 via mobile

Wow ..., you can sure tell it’s end of season, lots of frozen fish- although the manageress denied it - when we complained we where told rudely “there is nothing wrong with the dishes”. Clearly she must run Maria’s customer relations. Not only me saying...More

Thank Terry_Moore_Travel
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Food was tasty and staff were welcoming. it was rather expensive for what we ate. Busy atmosphere for a wed in November. nice night overall.

Thank itsmesoitis35
Reviewed 31 October 2017

When asking a variety of locals where to eat, everyone mentioned Maria's - and it was for good reason. My wife and I went twice. Lunch: restaurant opened at 1230 (although advertised as 1200) but no big problem - some tables outside to hang out...More

Thank JonoFI
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Went twice and had brilliant food and service both times. The prawn curry with African rice is my favourite. Good selection of wine. Would highly recommend but book ahead as it is very popular

Thank John S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

First visit and a walk in staff very friendly lovely location and good food opted for 2 starters friends had desserts and all good. Loved it and will definitely be back. Tempura prawns to die for!!

Thank Barrisally
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We called in around 5.30 and waiter made a big show about did we have a reservation ? Had to look at reservation list and after some minutes showed us to a table. At this time restaurant was more than half empty. We order drinks...More

Thank AlanDublinIreland
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends early evening. Fantastic rooftop bar with views of the beach and sunset. Friendly efficient bar service. The restaurant looks classy and is! Fab starters such as giant tempura king prawns and calamari and the monkfish skewers as a main were delicious. Again...More

Thank spetsesforever
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Lucky enough to grab a few days in the Algarve sun before winter is upon us and had to go to Marias. We had a drink on the top terrace before the sun went down- then had a lovely meal which was well presented, very...More

Thank Fleur342015
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

One of the best seafood restaurants we have ever been to. All the fish is very fresh and with the view of the beach at sunset, you cannot do any better. The staff is very attentive and warm. Eat, drink and enjoy!

Thank Cunha53
Reviewed 18 October 2017 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

2  Thank cathalmacdomhnaill
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23 January 2018|
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Response from Maxima5 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so. Don't recall the music being intrusive. The kids will enjoy the view and have space to move around.
sue j
3 November 2017|
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Response from GospelJon | Reviewed this property |
Think not , remember being there off season and it was closed. many places open as Christmas is popular with many homeowners there.
30 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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