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O Murta

Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
+351 289 823 480
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whichever bad review you will happen to read about this place, do everybody a favour: ignore it . The place is super cozy, The food is just amazing and the portions are huge, while you will pay nothing ! I ordered arroz bacalhau and my...More

Thank Angel Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The get up is not fancy. Like a little road side tavern. But just fantastic. Run by an old couple who clearly know what they are doing. Beautiful grilled sardines, delicious cataplana, and don't miss the desserts - as authentic as it gets.

Thank shrutisinha
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Dont be put off by having to eat inside. The food and service are excellent. I tried the acorda - basically fish and seafood in a tomatoey bread based sauce. Doesn't sound that good but tasted amazing. Nice atmosphere - a small family run restaurant....More

Thank hatsdad
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Saw the review said to try this dish. It did not disappoint! Great atmosphere, full of locals. Mackerel thing looked good too!

Thank Jo P
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

This was delightful. Plain surroundings and friendly welcoming staff. Food was delicious- swordfish & prawns with rice - just delicious. Would not hesitate to return.

1  Thank Higherkinders4
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The best traditional Portuguese food around Faro . Try the fresh grilled fish, açorda, camarão com alhinho

1  Thank Esiden
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went to O Murta on trip advisor recommendation .Walked into the restaurant at 7 pm on a Friday February evening.The decor is half tiled old cafe style.Other than the owner and the chief we were the only people there.We sat down and went ahead and...More

5  Thank bluebellgirl_101
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Visited the restaurant twice this week and ordered the cataplana on both occasions . Delicious both times. Loved the atmosphere, family run restaurant I think , with the young lady managing to serve all the diners with ease and efficiency. Would definitely return !

Thank KarimDhala
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chose o murta, after reading reviews and wanting to try a local speciality dish. Booked earlier on in the day, although it was fairly quiet. Was greeted and seated by the young lady, whom I assume to be the daughter!!!! She was friendly enough, ordered...More

Thank Devonbabe
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Cataplana seafood for 2. Tasty and real quality seafood. Goes well with plain boil rice. Definitely coming back just for this dish.

Thank DerbyDiner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 823 480
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Slightly out of the main centre of Faro, but worth the short walk
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