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Ponte Romana

Next to Ponte Romana Bridge, Silves, Portugal
+351 282 443 275
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Next to Ponte Romana Bridge, Silves, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We decided to try this place after reading reviews and I have to say agree with ALL the positive comments. The food was excellent, staff really superb and the prices were unbelievably reasonable!! The only downside was that the goat stew was off, but on...More

Thank GeorgeLerwick
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This place attracts a lot of local people and is quite a fun experience. Not as refined food as we had elsewhere, but certainly good and amazingly inexpensive. I had the fried rabbit, two of us had the goat stew, and one of us had...More

Thank jeanfrombos2n
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Good selection of food and drinks and the service is second to none. I have eaten here many times before, and 4 evenings in a row on my own, during my recent visit to this area. Very helpful staff who are able to understand my...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Have stopped by this restaurant on many occasions usualy in the evening it can get very busy after 9pm. The menu is in a variety of languages and plenty of choice with many traditional fish & meat dishes on offer. Service slows a bit in...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a lovely family-run restaurant close to the old Roman bridge (hence its name), once the only access across the River Arade. It’s a deceptively large place, part of which was shut off for the low-season when we were there. The staff are helpful...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Visited this restaurant on a recommendation. The exterior doesn't look particularly inviting yet once inside the staff are both helpful and attentive. My two pals and I enjoyed a salad starter followed by wonderful Cataplana. The house wine was top quality and the bill came...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great place, great food!!! Fresh fish as well as other typical dishes, very well served and cheap! Super nice people! Worth a visit

Thank Elisabete S
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Our walking group of about 20 were very well catered for with an excellent three course set lunch. Good bread, olives and pate, followed by vegetable soup and then a wide choice of well cooked mains - I had rabbit, my wife had goat both...More

Thank muffinn2
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Cold and wet night out of season and most of the restaurants in Silves we saw looked pretty much the same. Across the bridge however was salvation. Quirky uniquely Portuguese decor, a roaring log fire and hearty food at a very reasonable price.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Tried this on a Friday night with my wife. I had Sea Bass and my wife omelette and chips. The fish was fantastic and wife enjoyed omelette (maybe could be more vege options?) Has a real local feel with plenty of Portuguese families here -...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next to Ponte Romana Bridge, Silves, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 443 275
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