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O Palhacinho

Largo Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro 10 | Municipal Market Building, Faro 8000-151, Portugal
+351 289 824 980
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
28 Jul 2018
“Great Value”
30 Jul 2017
“Great food, amazing prices!!!”
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Largo Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro 10 | Municipal Market Building, Faro 8000-151, Portugal
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

We loved the grilled tuna belly - so tender, tasty and juicy! - and the sardines, both coming with a side for only 9 euros each. The menu is in Portuguese only, so bring a couple of phones to speed up the translation!

Thank jumbo977
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Very good and tasy local food. Friendly staff. The prices are very good. You can choose among some dishes of the day (at lunch time) and from the menu at all time. Recommended for someone that like to try local food.

Thank Rui P
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant by the market on a recommendation from the tourist office and ended up eating there twice in one day. It was our first day in Portugal and we know little Portuguese, but the waiter was very friendly and helped us with...More

Thank jckhahn
Reviewed January 26, 2017

The positives are, the location is lovely as it is in the centre surrounded by other restaurants. Good outside seating. Sadly from start to finish I found it extremely disappointing. It took nearly one hour to be served. It was lunch time but there weren't...More

Thank VoLeary
Alexandre B, Gestor de Relações Públicas at O Palhacinho, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Dear VoLeary Thank you for your comentary. We are very sad with your disapointement. the problem with the lunch time is that we usually are to full and we work better with the day meals, usually fresh fish from our market in the same building....More

Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice local restaurant, good food and relatively cheap. Unfortunately there is no lavatory and if you order a salad you have to ask for olive oil and salt & pepper but that's no big deal. Highly recommended.

Thank Joost H
Reviewed March 18, 2016

This restaurant is a local hang out for many of the locals at the Mercado Municipal. There are other good restaurants in the area and inside the market. This one has a variety of dishes of good quality. The only downside is that it can...More

Thank ofilha
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This restaurant is located at the municipal market in Faro. It is a cosy local restaurant with good local food, friendly service, good wi-fi, and reasonable prices.More

Thank 441charlottes
Alexandre B, Gerente de relações públicas at O Palhacinho, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2017

Dear Charlotte Tank you for your comentary Last year we installed a High Speed Fiber conection for our customers to enjoy the wi-fi Also subscribed a 4K TV Service, and installed a Full HD Projector in order to transmit some Sport events. We Hope you...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$71
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Doutor Francisco Sa Carneiro 10 | Municipal Market Building, Faro 8000-151, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 824 980
Tipical Portuguese Restaurant at the hart of the tradicional fish and meat city market. Here you find fresh products at any time of the day. You can park at the lower floor parking and acess directly to the restaurant. Any particular desire from the fish market you can find at this restaurant.
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