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Restaurante Mares

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Rua Jose Pires Padinha, 134 / 140, Tavira 8800-354, Portugal
+351 281 325 815
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Zutphen, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

For lunch we settled for grilled Dorade and chicken. The fish was slightly charred and a triffle salty but still very tasty. Lovely view of the river and the mooring fishing boats

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

i do not understand such bad reviews made by people who want to eat well but do not want to pay much and on top they want or expect the best...i had dinner there and i can tell you it was nice and the bill was 98 euros for 2 persons and my advice to the people who complains is... More 

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Bedfordshire, England
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152 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I dont normally write restaurant reviews but this place deserves a review, and it probably deserves its current rating of 193 or 206 restaurants in Tavira. Started off OK the waiter seemed very friendly when walking past, and as it was my daughters night to choose the food we went in as they had the simple choice she wanted. The... More 

Thank DarrenHenman
Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel... Pleasant staff but very basic accommodation....balcony at back not over river... Guys working on roof directly opposite you could shake hands with and noisy.... V expensive for what it was € 410 for four nights....v basic breakfast... Made a mistake by having dinner there... Lamb chops were ok but tuna steak was very poor... Tasted like... More 

Thank duesenberg51
Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Worst meal during our vacations. Bad service, lousy food, dirty toilets. They don't care about quality, as there are always new people coming to that place. Tourist trap.

Thank Banowzki
Paris, France
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for the dinner hopefully the waiters were nice and professionals . Thanks to them. For the food is something else, nothing exceptional, no tasty. The kind of restaurants you would find in 1970's Food bad And expensive for that

Thank colmiers
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We paid tourist prices for burnt shrimp (€16!), bread that was hard as bricks, bland housewine and a salad that looked like it had been sliced the day before. Waiters were busy dancing to a street musician across the road rather than bringing the check, we asked for three times. Avoid this place at all cost. You can find much... More 

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Englishman on the Move
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165 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Stopped here for Sunday lunch. Pleasant terrace with view to river . Delightful very attentive service and extensive menu but nothing really exceptional about the meal. All tasted OK but quite forgettable, except the sardines which we had as an entré and were excellent . Reasonable bottle of chilled white , some coffees Euro 45.- for two . Do not... More 

Thank Loafingalong
Seattle, Washington
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189 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Breakfast was included in our room rate. Lots of choices and very helpful staff. It appeared even some of the locals stopped by for breakfast...what more can you say? If the locals like it it must be OK!

Thank DonJonovan
St Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We had passed this restaurant walking back from the ferry and decided to give it a try. In general like most restaurants this side of the water they are more expensive and to be fair to them, there is a notice showing that they are unable to take credit/debit cards. On to the food......We ate there more than once, with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Jose Pires Padinha, 134 / 140, Tavira 8800-354, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 325 815

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?