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Ma Ja's Restaurant

Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
+351 912 684 052
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“sunday roast” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
International, European, Mexican, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second Christmas lunch at Majas and it was terrific. Nothing is too much trouble and the food was sublime. Starter and main shown here, the sweet was amazing, but I dived in nose first and forgot to take a picture. This has...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J8140FVheathers
janpom3867, Manager at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review and for your kind words.....we are so pleased that you enjoyed your Christmas Day with us.....it is reviews like this that make it all the more worthwhile for Mark and I.....we take pleasure...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Late arrival in the village in rain so picked the closest restaurant! Although we had planned to eat Portuguese during our stay we were very pleased with the Salmon and Beef Bourguinon, and the posh apple tart. All beautifully cooked and presented by the nice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davmorgan0
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review......it was good to meet you both..... glad you enjoyed your time with us..... enjoy the rest of your trip x 😀

Reviewed 3 November 2018

we have only been visiting a couple of times, but was very satisfied with the food and service both times. Absolutely one of our favourite restaurants in Carvoeiro. Try it, and you will not be disappointed, I am sure.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank xxxHalvar888
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review......we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us.,..it was good to meet you both x

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Came with young kids, empty plates, very reasonable, cleanest toilets I’ve seen. Worth a visit for sure. Service very prompt and pleasant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Razor R
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Our aim is to please on everything we offer.....it sounds like we have achieved for your family.....thank you for your kind words x

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Didn’t have time to book so arrived and was shown to table right away. Great food. Great service. Highly recommended. Will return again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bigmacin
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Pleased that we were able to find a table for you both.....it was certainly a busy Sunday lunch for us! Looking forward to seeing you both again....thank you for taking the time to write this review xx

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

We went by TripAdvisor reviews and were very glad we did. We were the only people there but think its becase it is a hidden gem! Great variety, lovely fresh food cooked to order. Our 2 boys said it was the best we had had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sandra M
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

A lot of people say we are a hidden gem......we are not located with the other restaurants, but people say we are worth that couple of minutes walk from the beach to find us x I am glad that you were not put off by...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant probably has one of the best vegetarian menu selections in Carvoeiro. My husband and I enjoyed the patatas bravas, home-made hummus and vegetarian fajitas this evening and there was plenty choice for my fussy 8 year old and 6 year old too! The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Moira-Ann G
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review......it is good to know that our vegetarian options are liked.....and we can keep fussy children happy too :) xx

Reviewed 10 October 2018

Although we have owned a property in Carvoeiro for 19 years, I'm ashamed to say that we visited MaJa's for the first time this year. Overall the experience is excellent - Friendly atmosphere, extensive menu & lovely food at a reasonable price. Let's hope it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jeremy M
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words.......hopefully like many of our guests that find us you will come back and visit us x

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Read about this place on TA,yes it is a little off the beaten track (not that far off) but probably because of that we never had any trouble getting a table. In Carvoeiro for 10 nights and ate here 3 times, paella out of this...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank bjchalkywhite
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Wow........ what can we say to that, apart from thank you so very much.......reviews like this make us feel proud xx

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Ordered the paella day before we went. Service was exceptional and very friendly. Paella was definitely the best I have tasted. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jinty179Ayrshire
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words.....Mark was certainly happy to hear that his paella was the best you have had! x

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orrenozkilgour
27 May 2018|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Good morning. Sorry for the delay in replying. We are still open and will remain open until the business is sold. We will update our website and Facebook page when this happens. Hope to see you soon. All best wishes Mark... More
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s0uthw0rth
6 August 2016|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. We can seat up to 40 people. If we can be of any further help, then please ask.
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chris h
1 November 2015|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi Chris, thank you for your kind comments. We do know Geraldine and Robert from Smiler's bar, they often come in to enjoy one of our Sunday roasts! If you are ever in Carvoeiro again, please come and see us. Take care Mark... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 912 684 052
  • E-mail
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