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US$21 - US$37
Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the worst meal we ate in Faro. We had the Portuguese steak and asked for it to be medium rare but it was served well done. The mash potatoes were grainy and possibly the worst mash I've ever eaten. The sauce...was supposed to be black garlic but it was a bit tasteless. It's a shame because the staff were really nice.More

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed 7 March 2022 via mobile

I had lunch at Ria Formosa rooftop restaurant today. It was the most disappointing meal I have had in Faro. My order of slow cooked pork was three large pieces of fat with minimal lean that was edible. This was accompanied by the smallest grilled...romain I have ever seen and 4 pieces of potato. Cost: 19 Euros. I paid and left. While waiting for the elevator a sign advertised two menus, one being a snack menu with burgers and salads etc. I was not offered that menu. Very disappointing experience.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 2 February 2022 via mobile

We all had grilled chicken, chips and salad. The chicken was cooked just right, nice and moist, some piri piri sauce was available for us to put on. Lovely chips not fries. Good service from very attentive staff. Nice banoffe pie too for afters.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 14 October 2021 via mobile

We had lovely special big birthday meal where staff treated us like royalty. Amazing location in the roof allowed us to watch the sunset. All of our food was beautiful presented and tasted sublime! I loved the little touches like the little flower light out...in the table as it got dark, and the dessert brought for no charge for the birthday boy! I hugely recommend here- not cheap but the food and service were so worth it!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 August 2021 via mobile

Relaxing lunch with beautiful views over the rooftops of the old town and the marina. Excellent service and delicious food. The stingray with garlic was fantastic as was the grouper cataplana style.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 14 June 2021 via mobile

The location of this rooftop restaurant is beautiful and the view is amazing & atmosphere in the balcony is relaxing The menu is quite small I have enjoyed the shrimp tempura with the twisted julienne The Stone Sea Bass fish I have ordered was cooked...properly served with some vegetables. Conservative but skilledMore

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 21 September 2020 via mobile

Classy food with taste. The waiter is kind and speaks French. We liked everything especially the food that is different from what we ate everywhere else in Faro. Plus, you will have a good view on the port.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020 via mobile

Great views and fabulous food, shrimps Algarve style and Portuguese Steak, both cooked perfectly with a delicious sauce.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 August 2020 via mobile

Very good food, the staff was super friendly and we really enjoyed the view and watching the sunset from there.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 11 August 2020

I had the best espresso martini ever! Staff are so nice and such a lovely romantic atmosphere however can be slightly slow service because it can be busy but worth the wait.

Date of visit: August 2020
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16 April 2019|
Response from sssj8 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I don’t know. We went in the evening and didn’t see any children eating or any high chairs. Perhaps you can send them a message
Brian D
17 July 2017|
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Response from João L | Property representative |
Dear Brian D Thank you for your contact. We don’t have any discount for our guests but our prices are the usual here for the Algarve, and our price/quality relation is the best choice around. You can check the reviews... More
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Ria Formosa Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4