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Restaurante Farol

Largo Alfredo Diniz (Alex) 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
+351 21 276 5248
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (59 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Largo Alfredo Diniz (Alex) 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As part of a small tour of the food and sights of Portugal we took a ferry to have lunch here. The view of Lisbon from the ferry is spectacular. The treasure is waiting for you at Restaurante Farol. This was so much fun. We...More

Thank 12dbryan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner with a large group. The entire place was full and everyone was happy and enjoying themselves. The wait staff was excellent and really seemed to enjoy their work. The seafood was out of this world. We had more shrimp and langostinos than...More

Thank DBDeutschland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best seafood restaurant I have been too in many years and I have eaten all over the world. So fresh and perfectly prepared. Not smart but you go for the quality of the seafood

Thank antony121
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to cross the Ponte to see Cristo Rei and were told by a local chap that we should eat at Farol before taking the ferry back. Brilliant experience, cold beers and wine. Bountiful amounts of seafood for Euro 44 for two of us....More

Thank Hilary007_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here because of the good reviews. My bifana was dry. My mom's octopus was close to being over cooked. Server got so upset, almost throwing a tantrum, when I asked for separate bill.

Thank Ernestine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great fresh seafood and fish typical Portuguese cuisine river side at great prices. Staff speaks English, very helpful

Thank LLhutger62
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went to O Farol given tip by local. No need for reservations enless U favor a table at the windows overlooking the bay (top!!!) Took Ferry from Lissabon Cais Sodre, to Cachilhas, ariving +-10 min later. Restaurant is located close (aprox 50 meter) to where...More

Thank pieter111
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a group. Sorry but seafood not what I would consider good quality, crowded in and service grumpy. Would not recommend.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We enjoyed a very tasty fresh grilled fish split between of us complete with salad, desert and coffee.The waiter was very attentive and ran between table to ensure prompt service.

Thank davidgerdmoore
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The meal started with delicious appetizers of potato and seafood croquets and continued with calamari, mussels, and gigantic prawns. The main entrée was cod in a special sauce, complimented with fresh vegetables and crusty rolls. Dessert was a fresh fruit compote topped with real whipped...More

Thank DAA303
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:45
Monday
09:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:45
Thursday
09:00 - 23:45
Friday
09:00 - 23:45
Saturday
09:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Alfredo Diniz (Alex) 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Almada
  • Phone Number: +351 21 276 5248
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Description
The "Farol" is a century-old restaurant, the oldest in Setubal and is known for good beer and good seafood, from their own aquariums. With a cozy atmosphere and a great ''Tejo'' river and Lisbon's view, it's a great place to be.The name "Farol" came from the lighthouse's existence in Cacilhas who once helped navigation of small boats,called "Cacilheiros".Cacilheiros are an easy transport to lots of people in Lisbon to the other side of the Tagus river. You can combine the great tour with the excelence to be able to lunch or dinner in Cacilhas and taste our fish or seafood.
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