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Restaurante Fontenario

Estrada Nacional | 125 Espiche-Luz, Luz 8600-109, Portugal
+351 912 546 661
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
27 Sep 2017
“Lovely, relaxed atmosphere.”
23 Aug 2017
“A wonderful evening ”
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Estrada Nacional | 125 Espiche-Luz, Luz 8600-109, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

It was our fourth visit to the restaurant and we weren't disappointed. The service was excellent from the owner and her daughter and the steaks we ordered were top class, a generous size and cooked exactly as requested. I would definitely recommend a visit, particularly...More

Thank john O
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic meal. The owners are back running the restaurant. We last came here 3 years ago and this was just as good as our last visit, if not better. Wonderful menu and faultless friendly service. Will go back before we go home.

Thank Claw2009
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

A fill range of interesting and well cooked dishes served in convivial surroundings by very friendly staff. Excellent value for money.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A cataplana - laden with onions, a pasta carbonara - onions, so we weren't wowed by the food. In its defence the service was very good and the decor and ambience are great. We met others who raved about the food so perhaps we were...More

Thank J C
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great food in a great atmosphere, well done guys. Good mix of traditional Portuguese grilled meats, and of course a selection of fish dishes. Might be basic, but I love piri piri chicken, great value and lots of it. New telephone number is 912 546...More

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A potentially testing night for the Restaurant with our group of 18 in an absolutely full Restaurant for Valentines night. They passed with flying colours-Ambience, food, drinks and service could not be faulted-indeed several said that the lamb was as good as they have tasted...More

Thank clive m
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Good location for a dinner. They have inside and outside available. We sat in the conservatory, and was lucky as the diners who sat outside did look a bit wind swept. It was a shame that we could not eat in the fort's dining room,...More

Thank EssexAmber
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went here twice for food and have been previous times. Seems the old owners are now renting the business out so the atmosphere is not the same I miss Celine Dion blasting out. The menu has also changed no cataplana stew at all (gutted). But...More

Thank lillith1972
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We arrived in Luz and were looking for a place to eat where we could sit outside. The Fontenario waiter said the dog was no problem. We had lovely evening, the dog was offered a bowl of water too. We went back on another night...More

Thank Gazza1309
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We had originally booked a table at another popular restaurant in the village but after waiting almost 30 minutes without being offered either a menu or a drink, in common with most of the other tables around us, we decided to cut our losses and...More

Thank cathbtCheshireUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Nacional | 125 Espiche-Luz, Luz 8600-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
  • Phone Number: +351 912 546 661
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