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Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 963 583 527
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“rice” (7 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant for locals and tourists alike. Good range of fish and meat dishes. Excellent service. Good value for money. Recommended.

Thank Konstantinos M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a light lunch here recommended by our “Tuk tuk tour “ driver great trip , but that’s another story . Great terrace area on river bank at back of restaurant , one menu between the 5 of us was not the best start...More

Thank DonegalDave
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Tavira can give you better than this. Typical Portuguese cuisine, with tasty meal of the day. Prices are as expected, not expensive at all. The terrace is nicely located along the river, inside is canteen-style. The food and service is correct but not wow. The...More

Thank Wesders
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Pleasant setting in town near the river. Friendly and fast service. Good local dishes at affordable prices.

Thank Julian D
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Good quality food and service from this restaurant and at very competitive prices.Would recommend for lunch time at least.

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is on the river, you can eat in or sit out. It is spotlessly clean, portugese meat or fish. The price is very good about 55 euros for 5 people with drinks. People queue and wait for tables.

Thank Hayley D
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Me and Mrs Eats had the dorada, beautifully barbecued, great flavour. I'd rate that 5 out of 5. Rest of the family meals were rated as good, hence the 4 out of 5 all round. Service was good and attentive.

Thank John M
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers decent food and offers superb value for money. I had the minute pork for lunch (5€) which came with chips, an egg and rice. The pork was lovely. Typical Portuguese restaurant and I'd visit again.

Thank helenes78
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The atmosphere is a bit basic but this is more than made up for by the quality, quantity and price of the food. Excellent fresh fish, dish of the day and menu choices,

Thank BlueMerle45
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Reviews read well and liked location by river but unfortunately after a wait and about to order the sardines we were told none left. We left and so were other people. You surely try not to run out of sardines if you run a popular...More

Thank mslancashire503927
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 15, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 963 583 527
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