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Ria Formosa Restaurant

Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Contemporary, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate dinner here on arrival as we were staying in the hotel and were too tired and late to hunt out a restaurant. Food was fine and service good though perhaps the restaurant is trying a little too hard to be slightly more upmarket than...More

Thank TimDiggle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magical restaurant with its rooftop restaurant and excellent food. Our waiters were friendly and attentive as well as helpful . The dinner was wonderful especially the seafood. Having mentioned that we had saved this restaurant until our last night because it was...More

Thank pagesinuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in the Algarve its worth going to Faro on Sunday and enjoy quite possibly the best Brunch in the area. Brunch starts at 12 noon and gets busy so make sure you book. The food is excellent and the view is a nice bonus!...More

Thank Duncan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rio Formosa restaurant is situated on the top level of the Faro Hotel. The hotel is right near the water's edge so the view from the top is every changing and includes a view of the final flight path for the airport (one of my...More

1  Thank 446bretth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been gere before for beers but never for lunch. So tried one Saturday- no starters but 2 main courses - curried prawns with almonds and seafood tagliatelle. Followed by 2 puddings, fruit salad and chocolate brownie with tangerine ice cream, yummy. With a...More

Thank 943janeg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cold beer and sandwiches . Lunch is now done. Nice views easy to pass some time. Little lady really enjoyed her salmon wrap.

Thank Grant L
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Great food in an excellent setting.This was the best food we have had on our week trip in Portugal. The OXcrab was extremely tasty and the Sucklig pig deliciouse.

Thank Hildur P
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is a top class restaurant with prices to match but you do not mind that if the food is excellent which it was. It is on the roof with panoramic views. Staff are well trained and very efficient. My breaded loin of lamb was...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

I love aerial views & this contemporary rooftop bar gives you the best view of Faro old town & the lagoon of the Ria Formosa & Faro harbour What better way to start an evening watch the sun go down to the West before heading...More

Thank MelpatO
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Grouper was amazing, as were the breads and oils and other temptations. We finished it off with brownie with an orange ice cream. Sinful, but worth it. The white wine, Palata, we had was also surprisingly dry and enjoyable.

Thank SMA51
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Brian D
July 17, 2017|
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Response from João L | Property representative |
Dear Brian D Thank you for your contact. We don’t have any discount for our guests but our prices are the usual here for the Algarve, and our price/quality relation is the best choice around. You can check the reviews... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Dom Francisco Gomes N0 2 | Hotel Faro, Faro 8000-168, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 830 830
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The Ria Formosa Lounge Bar and Restaurant, on the Hotel Faro's rooftop terrace, afford a breathtaking panoramic view over the city and the Ria Formosa. Regardless of the time of day or the season, this is always a sophisticated and inviting place in which to relax by yourself or socialise with others. An extensive selection of high-quality breakfast items are served here from 7.00 am to 10.00 am(Monday to Friday) at the Weekend the breakfast items are served from 7.30 am to 10.30 am. Lunch at the Ria Formosa Restaurant is served from 12.30 pm to 3 pm. This is the perfect place for both businesspeople and groups of friends to have lunch or to relax after a visit to the city's historical sites. Dinner is served from 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm, but we suggest you arrive in plenty of time to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or cocktail while you marvel at the magnificent sunset.
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