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Restaurante O Farol

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Areal da Praia da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 962 696 742
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for a quick beer. Price for two 5,60. A bit over the top. Great view. Service was ok. Was there only for 1 hour or so

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Thank pedersen16
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Went here our first night I had pork and shrimp, was lovely, mother had chicken which was greasy however I could not fault my meal

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Thank Tanya D
Alcantarilha, Portugal
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I have been to O Farol a few times now, the first was 2 years ago with my wife and that was the first time I had had Steak on a Stone, That was superb then and my wife had a vegetarian salade again so fresh and looked so inviting. in October I took my Brother in Law their and... More 

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Thank BobVilaCarmina
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. We had no idea what it offered when we went in and were pleasantly surprised at what we got. The prawn and squid skewer was amazing and the mussels came in a lovely sauce. The wine, atmosphere and view were also good. Service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Anoifa15
Worcester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The food is SO good that we were here on two evenings and one lunch! Lovely location on the beach (particularly if you go earlier and catch the sunset!) The menu looks a little basic (like a low budget cafe) there's not much description to emphasise how exciting or good the food actually is, but the waiters speak excellent English... More 

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Thank r1davo
Calne, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We have heard about this restaurant each time we visit Praia da Rocha but have never eaten here, so....an evening on our own and we venture in, we should have booked as it's a Friday and packed, after a slight wait at the bar were seated.... I chose the prawn and monkfish skewer and my husband had steak, I must... More 

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Thank Lynne E
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Perfectly cooked sea bream with a salad and fries with close family. Service great and the view too, one day we will return with the rest of the family to try the clam and fish stew.

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Thank Dulwich-Mike
Drogheda, Ireland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ideal place to eat while looking out at the beautiful beach of Praia da Rocha. We shared a shrimp and monk fish kebab which probably wasn't the freshest of fish but was still nice and very good value for money

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Thank Darren M
Dukinfield, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant a couple of times for lunch, the staff are friendly and the food is fresh and very tasty accompanied by ice cold beer.

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Thank Tracey L
bedford
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

we always come here when we stay at the casino.the food just gets better.marko and his team are great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Areal da Praia da Rocha, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha
  • Phone Number: +351 962 696 742

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?