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O Sitio do Rio

Praia Bordeira, Carrapateira 8670-230, Portugal
+351 282 973 119
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (36 reviews)
“percebes” (8 reviews)
“lamb chops” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Soups
$$ - $$$
Praia Bordeira, Carrapateira 8670-230, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was the place to be 15 years ago. Excellent food, qualitative and quantitative with perfectly made local recopies and home made desserts. Since then new owners came in the quality decreased to become an average restaurant of the area with good fish dishes....More

Thank lami412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By lucky chance we stopped for drinks and the smells coming from the kitchen enticed us to eat lunch here. For 1230 on a Monday the place was already buzzing with both holidaymakers and local workers. We sat on the sunny sheltered terrace and whilst...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 March 2018

very good restaurant with friendly staff and ggod food. Close to the beach and sea. best to book if possible

Thank Roger T
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice - an amazing restaurant and you can tell people come here from all over. Great fish - the sea bass was excellent. Staff was good. Make sure to check out the beach and coast just down the road - amazing waves.

Thank Harper D
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We were taken here by a friend who knows it well and insisted it was worth the drive from Portimao for lunch. Great food and a family friendly atmosphere. Lots of Portuguese were eating along with us - always a good sign. Don't be in...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 5 November 2017

A fantastic place to eat traditional food, no gimmicks, simple tasty with very good service,,very very recommended,,,

Thank Vishvaji8
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Great find near the beach. We had really good barbecue food, omelettes and salad. Definitely recommend if you’re in the area.

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It was recommended and we are not disappointed. Good Portuguese cuisine with rich, large portions. Unfortunately the outside places are few and uncomfortable. We sat at long tables inside. Not so romantic for couples, but there is a moving atmosphere.

1  Thank majamiller
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I have visited the restaurant for the first time, due to the good reviews on tripadvisor. Food was awesome(wonderful soup, lovely seabass, great cockles) and serving time was quite short. Friendly and familial atmosphere. All for a cheap and fair price. A place to definitely...More

Thank Cristian L
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This was a repeat visit to O Sitio do Rio having been here whilst on holiday last year. Once again the service, wine and food were all excellent and delivered with charm.

Thank NonesuchE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia Bordeira, Carrapateira 8670-230, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carrapateira
  • Phone Number: +351 282 973 119
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