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Ria Formosa Restaurant

#16 of 257 Restaurants in Faro
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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Lancashire
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best view in town, and the food is cooked to a great standard. The staff are friendly and attentive. All good

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the restaurant are great - food not bad either , decent selection and the quality was good - only 1 bun though.

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Bugibba, Malta
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really good food, we both had the salmon, with bread to start, fantastic service, loved it, will be back! On holiday, this was the perfect place to go on a wet windy Sunday Night!

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Thank Kate M
Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in 'Hotel Faro ' for 3 nights decided to eat in the restaurant on 4th floor on our last night , food ,service and rooftop location were fantastic . We were so sorry we hadn't ate here earlier during our stay . Menu had old classics as well as new inventive dishes catering for all tastes .... More 

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Hellerup, Denmark
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This restaurant is one of the top 5 restaurants in Faro. It is located on the 4 floor in Hotel Faro. The food is excellent. We had the tasting menu and all five courses were absolutely fantastic. Better food than we have had in some restaurants with Michelin stars!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Food fantastic location fantastic view fantastic! Unfortunately I was served by the rudest old waiter I've ever come across! Definitely come here for food but don't want served by the same waiter! Next table had same issue!

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went on a Saturday night having pre-booked, when we turned up they said they had no booking, my wife showed them confirmation on her phone, after a slight delay but no apology we were shown to a table. We were informed that as there was a very large party present there may be a delay with the service. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Best spot in town for a good meal. Fresh Sea Bream for two just amazing. I'll be back again next year for sure. How about you?

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Leigh-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Both food and service were excellent. We also had snacks from the bar menu and these were excellent quality too.

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Warwickshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with our friends while on a day trip to Faro, the setting is fabulous and overlooking the coastal area of Faro. The service was not as good as I would expect but the food made up for the below standard service. I chose a burger which was good and well presented. The views while eating also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$38
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 830 830
Description
The Ria Formosa Lounge Bar and Restaurant, on the Hotel Faro's rooftop terrace, afford a breathtaking panoramic view over the city and the Ria Formosa. Regardless of the time of day or the season, this is always a sophisticated and inviting place in which to relax by yourself or socialise with others. An extensive selection of high-quality breakfast items are served here from 7.00 am to 10.00 am(Monday to Friday) at the Weekend the breakfast items are served from 7.30 am to 10.30 am. Lunch at the Ria Formosa Restaurant is served from 12.30 pm to 3 pm. This is the perfect place for both businesspeople and groups of friends to have lunch or to relax after a visit to the city's historical sites. Dinner is served from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, but we suggest you arrive in plenty of time to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or cocktail while you marvel at the magnificent sunset.

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