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A Ria

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Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
+351 282 461 790
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent choice of fish and meat. We all chose fish, the monkfish and prawns was delicious. Wine was super from a local vineyard. Desserts were very good especially the meringue, very different and tasty. A great evening and reasonably priced for fresh fish.

Thank At1604
St Leonards, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A truly terrific experience on the quayside, most delicious food and good fun waiting staff Worth a second visit!

Thank DeeBytheSeaStLeonTB
Staines, United Kingdom
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681 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,758 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great varied menu with some of the best cooked fish in the Algarve. Popular with locals and tourists which is always a good sign. Staff are helpful and very experienced in the different fish options. Reasonably priced too

1 Thank SurreyGirl27
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. One of group are vegetarian the choice was limited. For the rest of us prawns, monkfish and steak all beautifully cooked.

Thank Morag M
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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96 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a good way to enjoy fresh fish! Just choose your fish at the table. They check the weight and tell you the costs. We had bbq seabass with a good wine. Popular restaurant and really worth going there!

Thank Mathijn
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you for looking after the men, Derek said food so good they had to go back as they were all so impressed, not easy with 9 "older men" I believe you excelled on the sangria front too! We look forward to seeing you again in June Sharon

Thank bowood
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this local restaurant after seeing the owner buying fish straight from the homeward bound fishermen I'd asked the owner which restaurant he was taking the fish too and he said a ria We booked for dinner on the spot This is the sort of food I love. Tasty not fussy and cooked to perfection. The ingredients were... More 

Thank Neil_Asher
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here. The food was fabulous and the fish was to die for. Also tasted Fig cheese. Lovely.

Thank keswick13
Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Cosy restaurant serving good fish straight off the boat. Good prices friendly staff and good service. Unlike many places they serve nice vegetables with the meals.

Thank susiesue666
St Albans, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

If there is a better Cataplana anywhere in Portugal please tell me where. Food excellent, service great and terrific value gor money

Thank dave d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Ferragudo
  • Phone Number: +351 282 461 790
A Ria is situated in Ferragudo along the quay side before the local market off the main square. Ferragudo is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Portugal. A Ria is a small restaurant which compliment Ferragudo specializing in local Algarvean cuisine such as Cataplana & Monk fish rice, cuttlefish and clams is the specialty of the house. Your visit to Ferragudo and A Ria would not be complete with out tasting fresh fish grilled across the road, served with potatoes and salad but will be happy to provide home made chips and fresh vegetable if preferred. The menu caters for everyone with some excellent steak options and a small children's menu. A Ria prepares all the dishes at the time of order ensuring each dish is fresh NB.this can cause some delays in the height of the summer when the restaurant is full, you can take this time to relax and enjoy a drink or a bottle of good quality Portuguese wine. WiFi is now available. A Ria is currently closed on Mondays. To guarantee your table reservations are excepted.

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