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Restaurante O Luar da Foia

Estrada Foia | Monchique Ceiceira, Monchique 8550-245, Portugal
+351 282 911 149
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal cheeks” (21 reviews)
“mash” (18 reviews)
“bread” (59 reviews)
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10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada Foia | Monchique Ceiceira, Monchique 8550-245, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to Monchique enjoy one one of the best places with homemade cooking and a fantastic view over the mountains.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Manuel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, bustling local restaurant with killer views. Piri piri chicken and shrimp are recommended. Great wine list. Closed on Mondays in the off season.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kd f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, if you like sitting crowded on a school bench eating overcooked and overpriced food, this is the place for you. Cannot understand how this place scores excellent so often.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeoEd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. We were presented with tge option of the chefs special, a tomahawk steak for two persons. We ordered and enjoyed very tender beef! Most of the evening the power was down, it gave an extra charme. The bill was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rene2215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top restaurant for a reason, it has everything that one would want, provided you do eat meat. The food is wonderful, so tasty. The view is spectacular from the deck, provided you have a nice day. The staff were so warm and open, especially since...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bryan M
Reviewed October 31, 2018

What a Great place. If you enjoy meat, this the place to go, it is superb, especially the tomahawk. Theres a great wine menu also, Service is usually good but depends on how full they are. Dont pay attention to negative reviews here from people...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kevin M
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I had been recommended this place and with good reason. The local ham and cheese with the homemade bread were excellent to start with. The main of black pork was also very nice with the garlic and bread mash. The staff are very friendly and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank szkendler
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Stumbled across this traditional restaurant and I’m so glad we did! The restaurant was packed with Portuguese (always a good sign!) making for a fantastic busy atmosphere. The staff were so welcoming and helpful and the views were incredible but the real highlight was the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Annabel M
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

This is the first restaurant in the Algarve that has had masses of fresh veg. Huge portions of veg, a whole pot of wild boar for my husband plus rice, chips and a doggie bag to take the rest home! Not sure what vegetarian option...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 773jan
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Beautiful views, Marvellous food, Friendly staff convivial atmosphere, sharing tables with other guests. I had veal steaks which melted in my mouth. All the meals were fab, the Portuguese specialties were amazing. Can't recommend this happy place enough. Please visit this place as they are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marjory S
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July 23, 2018|
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Response from JaneS35 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I booked online, went to their website and followed the link to the email address.
January 25, 2015|
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Response from jimbosmiff | Reviewed this property |
About a mile out of Monique on the road to fioa on left hand side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Foia | Monchique Ceiceira, Monchique 8550-245, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monchique
  • Phone Number: +351 282 911 149
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