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A Barraca

Largo dos Pescadores, 2, Burgau 8650-106, Portugal
+351 965 879 710
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh fish” (26 reviews)
“turbot” (8 reviews)
“stone bass” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
££ - £££
Largo dos Pescadores, 2, Burgau 8650-106, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good meal here again this year. Lovely fresh fish followed by delicious creme caramel (pudim flan). Very busy when we were there - definitely need to book. Great view of the sea on a beautiful evening.

Thank algarvelovers
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was among the party of 9 & a child on 10th June previously reviewed by my nephew. Point 1 : we subsequently checked the phone number dialled on the original booking that was missed & our Portuguese friend spoke to the person at the...More

Thank jonali50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After arriving on 4th June having phoned to book for 9 adults and 1 infant days in advance we were told we were not booked in . Disappointed we split into smaller groups at other restaurants as Burgau was busy . We booked again for...More

Thank Chris L
jma970, Empregado at A Barraca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Chris let me clarify some points on your review: We never received any phone call on that day or days before as we explained to you, and you saw the book and there was no reservations for 9 or 10 people. Maybe you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The freshest and best fish dishes! They show you all kinds of fishes before you order. Great deserts, too. Book in advance ´cause they are always fully booked.

Thank Exploration68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandered through the village of Burgau while exploring Algarve beaches and stopped in at this seaside restaurant for lunch. Terrific seafood menu with a great variety of fresh fish. The bream was great as was my wife's prawns with pasta. Location is ideal overlooking the...More

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very relaxing place to each overlooking the beach. Excellent choice of fish they bring out to show you on a tray. The other had the fish I had the lamb chops, they looked excellent and the tasted excellent, Very highly reccomended

Thank Allen D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a great family-run restaurant almost on the waterfront. Great service from the moment we entered until the moment we left. Fresh fish (at least 6 choices every night), great home-cooked chicken piri-piri (grilled to order) and excellent seafood cataplana. We ate there 3...More

Thank ManusDNeal
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Never had a bad meal here, not a fine dining restaurant but a bustling, cheerful Portuguese family business with great food, good wine, excellent service. Fresh fish a speciality but plenty of other options. Book in advance in high season, it's always packed out, but...More

Thank Ianto999
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Unprepossessing looking restaurant but they make the most fantastic cataplana. Great, friendly service too.

Thank DanD1964
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had 2 evening meals here, both delicous. Service very good and prices reasonable unless you had the fresh fish which was offered at the table.

Thank jef l
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Denise M
Can I book a table for tonight 18/7/16 for dinner at 8.30 for 4people please? The name is Rice. Many thanks
18 July 2016|
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Response from lonsie5 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am also not in charge of reservations. Just phone them or go in. They are usually open for lunch. The fish is great. Ate there twice in last 2 weeks whilst on holiday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo dos Pescadores, 2, Burgau 8650-106, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 965 879 710
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