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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 963 427 612
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (57 reviews)
“clams” (34 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 582 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and friendly service, we ate out on the roof area. Pre booking advisable as we had to wait an hour in a local pub!!!

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent location, excellent and friendly service and most of all excellent food. Chicken curry was far superior than the Indian restaurant nearby.

Thank Dicky O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called and reserved a table as soon as the restaurant opened. The staff are super friendly and all speak excellent English as well as French and Italian. The food and service was a level above anything else we have sampled so far in tavira or...More

Thank Warren M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tavira is full of good eating places and this one of them. You will be eating on the top terrace of the restaurant which can get cool even in Summer. I had Pork in chilli and garlic and my partner had the Dorada in clams...More

Thank sharonmcauley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic dining experience recommended by the nice taxi driver. He was correct. Lovely menu, great food, great wine and good service. It is busy so do book in advance. It was so good we ate in it twice despite all the great restaurants Brisa do...More

Thank John_Bayly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The terrace is nice and pleasant to have dinner there. The problem is that is very packed and you wait long, trying to catch waiters eyes to order something: the guys are all very nice and competent, also as fast as they could because there...More

Thank Lara Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here before. It's essential to book. The food choice and quality is excellent, as is the wine. The service however is appalling. We were seated for 30 mins before a waiter gave us a wine menu! It's seriously under staffed with no...More

Thank Carole M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok and we were on the top terrace. This was extremely crowded by 8.30pm, they really stuff customers in. However the two young male waiters were extremely rude to us and even worse to other customers, on the verge of being abusive....More

Thank Martin-F-UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most worst service ever, the waiter was so rude. We left before even eating don't like when we are so rude.

Thank Jones J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went into this restaurant twice and were ignored on both occasions. The menu looked good and seating was on an attractive upstairs terrace. We gave it a second chance on another occasion as it was busy upstairs but not downstairs. Waiters went passed us as...More

1  Thank davidwilliambarnes
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John Z
13 August 2017|
Response from cazbaz2 | Reviewed this property |
John - I hope you got booked. I am a TA reviewer rather than the restaurant Regards Carole
19 July 2016|
Response from Mary Ann W | Reviewed this property |
You should call the restaurant, not me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 963 427 612
Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
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