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Faro e Benfica Restaurante Marisqueira

Docas de Faro | last building in this road, by the harbour, about 1,5Km south of where currently shown on the map, Faro 8000-059, Portugal
+351 289 821 422
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (13 reviews)
“sea food” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Docas de Faro | last building in this road, by the harbour, about 1,5Km south of where currently shown on the map, Faro 8000-059, Portugal
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very happy with my experience 5 people with me all happy Nice location , good view and the food is amazing

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Marina views, Amy doesnt like seafood but the steak she has was excellent so this was a treat for me. As I was on my own I was worried as most stews and platters are for two. The kind waiter instead brought over a plate...More

Thank Oliver J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The marisqueria is located at the harbor and from its terrace it is possible to appreciate a nice view on old Faro. The restaurant is informal and the staff is kind and available in describing the different dishes offered. The menu is rich of choice...More

Thank mauribear
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant had a great location but more importantly it had great food. We had their Cataplana dish filled with local fish, clams, prawn, potatoes and veggies all cooked together in a pot that arrived st your table steaming hot. It is over the top...More

Thank Leagh N
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were looking for a memorable "last lunch" before flying out of Faro. Located on the water, we were not disappointed - neither from a culinary or service perspective. My wife and I shared a seafood feijao that left us fully satisfied. The dish was...More

Thank Erik J
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good local restaurant, we had a table at the window looking out on the harbour, very pleasant and relaxing. Food is good local fare but not a gourmet experience. We both had prawn cocktail to start , it was large and both...More

Thank Thorview
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Excellent seafood good price quality super good and friendly waiters nice local wines. If you want to have a good memory of Faro just go there. We always go back when we are in Faro and always top! The waiters are really super kind and...More

Thank Ed G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Found this place on a walk round the marina - last stop. Not a huge menu if you don't like seafood and lots of dishes priced for two. However my partner asked if the seafood platter could be made for one and they did. Service...More

Thank gpaxton
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went to this restaurant with high expectations (for the nice comments about its food) but the result was not the best. We waited too long for the food; when it finally came most of us were tired. The fish “cataplanas” (typical Algarve dish) were...More

1  Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is the best restaurant we ate at in Faro. The fish was just superb. and prices were reasonable. The restaurant is not open in evenings which is sad, as we were travelling around Algarve and missed revisting this place. Service was slow, but it...More

Thank Jon T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Docas de Faro | last building in this road, by the harbour, about 1,5Km south of where currently shown on the map, Faro 8000-059, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 821 422
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