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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 May 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for some sangria and stayed for dinner. Best views of the bay and the city. We had a salad, 2 fish entrees, a bottle of wine, desert and after dinner drinks for 120 €. All of dinner was great, service was a little...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank joe c
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We enjoyed lunch with a beautiful view of the oceanfront at Faro's historic area. Service was excellent. Food was good, though relatively expensive for Portugal.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Justine S
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Situated on the roof top of Hotel Faro is the restaurant Ria Formosa, offering good views of the marina and rooftops of Fara. Having read a positive review about the buffet brunches ( served Sundays 12-3 Nov -June) in the Algarve magazine we decided to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Lou J
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The views from the terrace are beautiful. The day we went there they had the South American brunch and we really enjoyed it! Very nice and well presented dishes with tasty ingredients. Very good idea for a different meal! The only thing that was not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JD_Hambriento
Reviewed March 30, 2018

excellent food, excellent service, excellent location, I would class this restaurant as an upmarket venue with a very intriguing menu, I had lobster valoutie for starter, my partner had a salt cod starter, we shared a main dish (for 2) Portuguese fish/shell fish Cataplana which...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank gary c
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Booked a late lunch at the rooftop restaurant with great views over Ria Formosa Nature Reserve. Food and service were excellent - staff are friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mikeperry109
Reviewed February 12, 2018

I went to Hotel Faro's restaurant for brunch, only available on Sundays, and it was great! Very good diversity of food options and all very tasty, really too much for you to be able to to try it all. (Or for me at least!) The...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SisaBranq
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Not cheap, but worth every penny. Absolutely superb from start to finish. Highly recommended. ..............................

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank PhillJames
Reviewed December 4, 2017

Whenever we are in Faro we always come here for 1 meal. Food very good and the balcony with views of the harbour is beautiful. The staff are well trained, friendly and know what they are doing. This is expensive but for a treat worth...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Kiki S
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Four of us went along for lunch. The view is sensational, the food and service both high quality. Not cheap, but well worth every Euro. My seafood tagliatelle was up there with the best I have ever had. An excellent wine list, with a super...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MV1961
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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
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  • 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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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.
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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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