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Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 26 December 2020 via mobile

I had a lovely time here. The food was amazing and the staff were very sincere and helpful. The surroundings were so friendly.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020

We went here with friends for dinner recently. The food was fabulous, really excellent, and the staff were very friendly and helpful. When we got the bill we were somewhat shocked, however, as drinks were really expensive. We will definitely be going back, but we...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 26 October 2020

Another restaurant I found on Tripadvisor. Typical Portuguese interior. Very friendly and efficient staff. The menu was a bit more interesting than the typical Portuguese restaurant though. I had duck breast in orange sauce which was really good, cooked just right. Hubby had the rack...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

Simple place, excellent food, very affordable and extremely helpful and welcoming staff. Many of the places we had been so far were all white table cloths and very expensive. We both ate like kings and had several glasses of wine for 55 Euros here. When...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 October 2020

Got this place recommend by the receptionist of Fazenda Nova hotel and it is just a tourist trap. The terrace is cute, but when I saw just tourists here, should have been actually enough warning! The menu is typical for Portugal, but a bit more...More

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

I’m giving the restaurant 5 stars because of my husband’s meal, if just based on mine it would be 3 stars. The goats cheese & honey starter & the steak were divine. I had prawns in chilli & garlic which were cooked well & tasted...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

Always a great meal and atmosphere at this charming restaurant. The goats cheese, walnut and apple starter is a fav, and their house rose wine is a winner. We tried the curry this time, served in modern black bowls and we weren’t disappointed. Friendly staff...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

This was another good example of how Portuguese food can be done! The terrace is nice to have dinner on summer, the staff is friendly and have attention to the detail. It makes me laugh when I read on reviews someone complaining about “chicken piri-piri”,...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 15 September 2020

complaicency seems to have set in at this place from the good reviews it should have been better,clams not available so was offered some kind of tiny clam it would have taken a bucket full to get a decent serving partner had prawns which she...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

Wonderful typical fish restaurant. Nice service. Great wine selection with expert advice in top. An amazing view over the rio Gilao!

Date of visit: September 2020
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paulM9918VU
13 October 2018|
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Response from SBCBScotland | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen it open for lunch.
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johnz548
13 August 2017|
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Response from cazbaz2 | Reviewed this property |
John - I hope you got booked. I am a TA reviewer rather than the restaurant Regards Carole
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Frequently Asked Questions about Restaurante Brisa do Rio

  • Restaurante Brisa do Rio is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4