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Porto das Barcas

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Estrada do Canal, S/N | 37º44'16.52"N 8º48'02.60" W, Vila Nova de Milfontes 7645, Portugal
+351 283 997 160
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Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended in our guide book. After asking directions we set off on foot to find it, thinking it was not too far from town. It ended up being quite a walk in the heat and several times we nearly turned back. But I am so glad we didn't. This turned out to be the very best meal... More 

Thank heatherjanice
Cologne, Germany
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A great restaurant where locals and also some tourists go, fair prices for whine and food, fresh fish. One the best restaurant in this whole region. High level quality food and friendly service at a lonely cliff location. Enjoy! Cheers

Thank goingdutch23
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very very great time in this restaurant. Food is absolutely amazing!! They also serve some of the wines in a glass which is very nice if only wants to drink. We've tried octopus and seafood pasta. Both lovely. And when you go for desert the most difficult is to choose. We had apple crumble and "siricaia" (typical... More 

Thank Anna C
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The most memorable part of this restaurant was the extensive wine list and knowledgeable server. We had an amazing bottle of red to accompany our delicious meal. Otherwise this is an upscale spot with a nice interior and an amazing view of the water. Staff was relatively attentive. We shared the seafood stew and enjoyed the subtle flavors. My impression... More 

Thank NinaInV
Salir do Porto, Portugal
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Fabulous decor and very friendly service. The food was excellent, with a twist on Portuguese cuisine! The ' camarao a bráz ´was a delicious surprise followed by tender lamb chops. well worth a visit!

Thank Karen T
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great decor, great location, great service and outstanding food. Other restaurants in Milfontes are more famous but this one is the one not to miss.

Thank eduardo_msc_gomes
Zetten, The Netherlands
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food is great, the place is nicely decorated and the location excellent. Served with a smile, we had excellent seafood accopanied with good Alentejano wine.

Thank CGK60
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A beautiful view, a calm atmosphere and some author dishes based on traditional Alentejo food. Nice options also on fresh fish, the restaurant is located very close to the fishing harbor.

Thank Pedro A
Lisbon, Portugal
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We spent the weekend with our kids and friends close to Milfontes and this was a great spot to end the weekend before returning to the city buzz and back to school: good food and a walk in the fishing harbor. The restaurant is very nice with good tables for large groups like ours (12). Service was helpful and friendly.... More 

Thank Miguel G
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Probably the most expensive restaurant in the area. Nice location, especially at sunset. Tables outside or inside; it can be windy, so inside is a safer bet but you'd need to book in high season. Service was ok, and they had an English menu - although just the one, so we had to share! Didn't seem like they had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Canal, S/N | 37º44'16.52"N 8º48'02.60" W, Vila Nova de Milfontes 7645, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Beja District  >  Vila Nova de Milfontes
  • Phone Number: +351 283 997 160
Funtastic view, located just by the sea, above the fishing harbour. Porto das Barcas is a restaurant were you can enjoy the best fresh products from the sea and the best meat from Alentejo, cooked in the tradicional Portuguese way, acompanied by one of the many outstanding wines produced in our country. W/Private parking.

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