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Recanto dos Mouros

Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
+351 282 443 240
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wild boar” (8 reviews)
“black pork” (3 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is a bit out of the city but well worth the walk. The service was a stand out since we have been to Portugal. So friendly & attentive. The goats cheese for starter was absolutely delicious & I had the house specialty lamb...More

Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really nice dinner on a warm July evening. Our server was excellent, very friendly, spoke good English. We sat outside and had a wonderful view of the castle. Food was great and prices very reasonable. I wish we had more time in the...More

Thank Doug J
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Ordered today's fish and lamb stew with white & red wine of the house. The wine was great. The fish was fresh and good, but unfortunately not fully cooked, so 1/3 of the fish was uneatable. The waiter never paid attention nor asked whether the...More

Thank Bjørn M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Were taken by friends who have been before. Had the lamb stew which was very good and would highly recommend. It was a public holiday and the place was very busy but the service was still good. Wine at 5.50 euros a bottle was very...More

Thank Geoff363
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Visited on a very rainy night, we were driving looking for a place to eat and stumbled upon this restaurant. Food was very good, we shared fried shrimp and the wild boar, with house wine and sangria. Service was good and friendly. A most enjoyable...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Came to silves to see old friends 10 of us went for lunch WOW wot a day Antonio our waiter made the day flow it was like he was only serving our table because our every need was catered for we all ate different and...More

Thank Yankerman
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were staying in Carvoeiro and paid a visit to nearby Silves. Looked some hints in the internet for lunch and randomly chose this restaurant. We enjoyed a great meal with very polite service. Huge portions of fish with a bottle of excellent wine about...More

Thank Rainer L
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have visited this restaurant many times and can only describe it as OK! The service is slow and not very friendly and on this occasion the food was poor. A big party arrived and it was made clear they wanted our table to join...More

Thank nannaanna1
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great family restaurant and good food with a lovely view of Silves castle, beautiful at night when it is lit up.

Thank Redslfc
Reviewed 18 September 2016

There is Rui's if you like expensive, but this place does excellent food served formally but in friendly fashion in a proper restaurant setting. There were some large local family groups in, some small local family groups in and a few tourists like us. Service...More

Thank IanMSpencer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 443 240
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