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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a lovely Sunday evening at this charming beach front restaurant. (Not our first visit). It's clean, bright, white washed tables and decor all add to the ambiance. The staff are excellent... friendly and professional, the food is very good, the prawn curry and the...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Maria's for the second time and wasn't disappointed, excellent food and views of the beach and see , great service and atmosphere, definitely recommended

Thank RegularTravellor02
Reviewed 2 October 2017

"Maria's" A must if in Vale do Lobo Wonderful aspect - great fish - a drink on the rooftop bar to watch the sun go down

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A lovely beach venue right on the sea. Maria, the owners is a lovely lady and together with her friendly staff this is a perfect venue for a hot beach day or equally an autumn, nearing winter venue when you can watch the sea rolling...More

Thank jillsy91261
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is impressive in all aspects. Food is delicious, interior is stylish, staff is friendly and highly professional, and as a cherry on the cake - the view on the dunes beach. If you want to enjoy the food, atmosphere and view-this place is...More

Thank Biatris D
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We went for a drink in the roof top bar,it was very chilled and offered the perfect location to enjoy the sunset from. Though not quite as good a view as from the restaurant downstairs. It was quite expensive but then you pay for the...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in a fantastic location overlooking the beach but has become overhyped in latter years as a result of the captive market they hold The staff are offhand and not particularly friendly or helpful and the food is mediocre and overpriced.

1  Thank patrick f
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Been to Maria's a number of times this week and has been great on every visit. Stunning location right on the beach, food was excellent although menu choices are a little restricted and service was fantastic too. We were with friends and our two young...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Booked a table on a Tuesday night, was fitted in at 9pm. Arrived 30 mins early to have a drink in the roof top bar, but service was so slow we were seated before the drinks were brought. The food was very mediocre and when...More

1  Thank HelpfulHen
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Lovely views, very quick service and tasty food. We were really impressed and would definitely return. It seemed child friendly too which is a bonus for us!

Thank Rachel K
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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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