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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 915 434 452
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (51 reviews)
“clams” (28 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 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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Reviewed yesterday

We have been visiting here since before they moved to the current location 3 years ago from a much smaller restaurant in the heart of the restaurant area. Now slightly moved from there, their loyal and many new clients have followed. Despite being consistently busy,...More

Thank FandRD
Reviewed yesterday

Been here many times. Never disappointed. Good food and friendly service. Was a customer at the former Brisa do Rio. Going tonight again.

Thank Seamus004
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such nice food and good service we eat here three times on our weeks holiday! The rack.of lamb is recommended and the lemon cheese cake. Quality food and value for money. Booking advised.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best restaurant in Tavira! Good fresh food, good wines, an excellent staff! I'll miss it every day when i'm not there to eat. I can recomme everyone to go there! Absolutely brilliant!

Thank Jeroen V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had one of our better meals here during our week long stay in Travira. The first time we stopped in they were fully booked and could not take us. We learned that you need a reservation to eat here because it one of the...More

Thank Randy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was terrific, food excellent, make a reservation as this is one popular place. Not a place for a quiet relaxed meal. But this may have been a fluke as we only had time to go once. Great options on the menu, and staff worked...More

Thank kathleenvoyageur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm white wine and cold Creme Brulee. Starter and main course ok. We had 2 dishes each, prawns as starters and sole and sea bass as main course Food was fine , white wine was warm and no adequate response to our friendly suggestion of...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth looking for, this restaurant is out of the way but excellent value for money, great food and very popular with locals - so you must book in advance

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little gem, best food in town. A little slow but worth the wait. and it is great value. they also have great wines.

Thank jbnyhan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been holidaying in Tavira for almost 20 years, and always look forward to our dinners at Brisa do Rio. We ate there twice on our most recent holiday, and both times all food was delicious and the wine chosen by Octavio complemented both...More

Thank A10EWD
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Are you open on December 26th please for evening meal for 4 people. Celebrating a birthday. thanks.
28 November 2016|
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Could I book a table for 2 people for the 6 August 8 pm thanks
19 July 2016|
Response from Mary Ann W | Reviewed this property |
You should call the restaurant, not me.
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Do you have gluten free options?
3 April 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
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: +351 915 434 452
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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.