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Restaurante Ysconderijo

Rua Gago Coutinho 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
+351 967 139 381
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (25 reviews)
“fish cakes” (4 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (4 reviews)
Opens in 12 min
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua Gago Coutinho 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Ysconderijo is closed Sunday and Monday we managed to book a Saturday evening with friends who live in São Brás and as regulars here have often talked about this special restaurant. Well it is indeed special. The welcome was warm and genuine, the service...More

1  Thank Dellaph_Kite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a good 1/2 hr looking for another restaurant, and unable to find it we decided that Ysconderijo looked very nice. The menu was to our liking and it wasn't all that busy looking. However when we went inside we realized the front area...More

Thank Bryan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another happy evening in this great restaurant, never disappointing. Food was excellent as always, service was friendly and polite, another level in São Brás de Alportel. Every time we come on holidays we have to stop by and we feel a million dollars after 🔝🔝🔝

Thank PaulaC5703
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We tried to eat here on a Wednesday, but learned that they were full. A reservation was made for Friday, and we found that this establishment deserves to be full every day of the week. We had a flavourful gin drink with blueberries. The smoked...More

Thank DaTr0ll
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here once or twice before and have always found the food superb and we feel incredibly good value. With a friend visiting we visited again last night and were not disappointed. The presentation is amazing, the quality of produce sourced is easy to...More

Thank 673marillaw
Reviewed 22 September 2018

On the last night of our holiday, we decided to go somewhere different from the usual, hence Ysconderijo was the choice for the night. Unfortunately, we couldn't get a table until 8.30, this wasn't a problem at the time, but having decided to forego starters...More

3  Thank jupabeam
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Family of 6 attended this restaurant, expecting a pleasant experience after reviewing the comments left by others. Overall not good due to the Service team’s lack of ability to de-escalate a situation & provide a level of service in line, I assume, with those of...More

5  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Ysconderijo is run by a husband and wife team who do everything they can to make your visit one that is memorable. The food served at Ysconderijo is wonderful and different to ordinary Portuguese food. The presentation and variety make it so worthwhile and their...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to the Algarve since 1983 and to discover another wonderful restaurant is exciting. Ysconderijo is a wonderful restaurant serving quality food in a stylish fashion. Make the trip to S.Bras de Alportel you will not be disappointed but don’t forget to book...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Great meal - we had the tuna and it was lovely, actually brilliant dish. So only two minor points that could take this restaurant closer to Michelin start. Desert was good but eton mess was a tad too sweet - for some reason restaurants are...More

Thank tania l
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2018|
Response from Martim8150 |
Yes of course.
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Debra J
7 July 2018|
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Response from knebrakanesa | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve fish. They had the sole dish already mentioned which was indeed yummy. Also sea bass with black rice and smoked salmon which my husband loved.
Jane G
17 June 2016|
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Response from phillipo113 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry Ysconderijo does not open at lunchtime and are closed Sunday and Monday evenings. best regards Phil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$37
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
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 8150-151, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sao Bras de Alportel
  • Phone Number: +351 967 139 381
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Dear customers, we open just for dinners and cards not accepted. Caros clientes, abrimos só para jantares. Não aceitamos pagamento com cartão.
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