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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is situated in a lovely spot and our expectations were high on the day we had lunch. We were sadly disappointed. A Niçoise salad (€12.50) consisted of lettuce, tomatoes and onions; there was a solitary boiled potato but no dressing. A small, thin...More

Thank Fishknife
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We have had supper a few times this week and really enjoyed it!! The view is lovely, the staff are very officiant and the food is excellent we will definitely be back if we come back to Portugal in the near future !!

Thank isobelwn
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is right on the beach. That alone is nearly enough for a great review. They back it up with great food and a serious opportunity to people watch. What more could you need. You will need a taxi or an uber to get...More

Thank dub2014
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Took a risk as had not booked a table in this popular restaurant. Managed to get a nice table, service was good and swift. The food was very good, tasty and well presented. Reasonably priced. Would advise booking to acquire a sea front table.

Thank sj-60-Hank
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We went here about 3.30pm for a drink. I know it's the height of the season but it wasn't lunch time so we felt we would be serviced to just drinks as we have been in many many restaurants over the years we've been coming...More

Thank N1kk5881
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

It was obvious from our arrival at 12pm, that Julia’s was a place that people gather for a lazy Sunday afternoon. Located about 15 minute walk from the main Vale De Lobo beach area, walking along the beach, it was a nice walk to Julia’s....More

Thank aLonglunch
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Although staying over 30 minutes away, we decided to visit Maria’s for lunch following recommendations from friends. We were not disappointed and loved it so much we went back the following week with family. The restaurant is right on the beach so the view is...More

Thank Ahotelguest
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely restuarant with a great view of the Atlantic. Good menu and well cooked sea food. Well worth a visit The service is good too.

Thank david a
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Been going to Marias for a few years as holiday in the area several times a year. Always phone to book 3-4 weeks in advance as a very busy place. Turn up today and they have no record of our booking and I am 100%...More

2  Thank V5053GTpeterk
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Marias’s Is a very special place to visit! We had a great meal with excellent service then walked back along the beach to Vale do Lobo. A very special place!

Thank JMacDonald
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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 |
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule  >  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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