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Restaurante Ysconderijo

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Rua Gago Coutinho, 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150, Portugal
+351 967 139 381
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting the algarve for over 20 years enjoying as much fresh fish as we can eat, amazing meat and scrumptious chicken, but just sometimes you just want something a little different, a change. Ysconderijo simple delivers this. The food is eclectic, Michelin style food but with a twist - there is plenty to eat! From the moment... More 

Thank 4eyes4u
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74 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

As everyone who has been this restaurant is fantastic and very cheap for what you get. Had the tomahawk steak only complaint I couldn't eat it all. Make sure you book, a brilliant asset to Sao Bras

Thank helen k
Faro, Portugal
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We now take all our visitors here for that little bit special type meal and we were not disappointed on our latest visit. You obviously pay a little more but the food and presentation is 1st class. Fillet steak for 17 euros is exceptional value.best steak we've had in the area so far. Staff very polite and attentive but friendly... More 

Thank littlemonsty
Coimbra, Portugal
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We went to this restaurant because it was so much praised in the Trip Advisor. Everything that is said in the reviews is correct. It is an excellent restaurant with great food, wonderful presentation and well mannered , friendly and highly efficient staff. We admired the creativity of how the meals were presented. There was also a great atmosphere in... More 

1 Thank Robert1936
Tavira, Portugal
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a place to go for special occasions. Food is of high standard.However it has no atmosphere and I always hate it when you can never find anyone to pay the bill

Thank lompstermash
Stafford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

You turn away from the town square down a small one way street and you might miss the Ysconderijo as another house. But step inside and you are welcomed by smartly dressed English speaking waiters and truly excellent cuisine. I had the mushrooms stuffed with bolognese followed by stuffed chicken with a spicy curry sauce and it was all fabulous.... More 

Thank rpasm
Taunton, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We had an absolutely superb meal here after seeing a recommendation in our guide book. We hadn't booked (which is advisable) as we just happened to be passing but the staff were very friendly and accommodating and luckily they managed to squeeze us in. The food was delicious and very well presented. The decor, ambience and atmosphere were very pleasing... More 

Thank Carolanne W
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on Tuesday night and we loved it so much that we booked again for tonight. Everything about it is superb. The food is comparable to fine dining in any top London restaurant and every dish is presented as an individual work of art, so beautiful! The staff could not have been more efficient or friendly and... More 

Thank CLBe2016
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We have visited this part of the Algarve several times - and since our first visit, it's be a no-brainer.....its on the list of places to eat. The food is excellent Service exceptional And Great Value....

Thank Arnold E
Truro, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We went here because it was no. 1 for restaurants in São Brás and we weren't disappointed. We booked via Facebook/Messenger (first time I've tried this ... and it worked well). It's a restaurant with two adjacent rooms each taking 8 or so tables of 4. Being in the old part of São Brás, it was atmospheric with some of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$34
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Fusion
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gago Coutinho, 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sao Bras de Alportel
  • Phone Number: +351 967 139 381
We Open just for dinners

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