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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“prawn curry” (42 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“tuna” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were looking for somewhere nice for lunch and found Maria's on trip advisor. We hadn't booked but they were very accomodating and found us the perfect table overlooking the beach. The service was excellent and the food definitely something to write about. We had...More

Thank KJLBailey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food was good but the service left a lot to be desired - we went as a couple, were given a table on the main device route, rushed to place our order, the food arrived far too quickly and we were then pretty much ignored...More

2  Thank colesymonkfish
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Maria's has grown and grown since I first visited. They serve a lot more people than they used to and sometimes you can feel the strain. Booking is very full so it can hard to get a reservation. They do offer two sittings so a...More

Thank Neill24
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was average, the service wasn't very friendly. We went on a Sunday evening when the bar was still busy from Sunday afternoon drinkers, swearing, falling over and way too loud. Maria's staff didn't do enough to move these people on ready for the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes worth a visit as the food is excellent and great location. Book well in advance. Decent service from friendly staff.

Thank londonent
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and are friends ate here several times during our holiday in May. The views are amazing of the beach and watching the fisherman catch there fish at night we new the fish was very fresh. When the restaurant is busy the atmosphere is...More

Thank Bald-eagle1948
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, daughter and I had a lovely dinner at Maria's! The food was very good, wine excellent and service outstanding! Maria, Alfonso and the rest of the staff were very attentive and chatty! We speak Portuguese so we felt at home. We had a...More

Thank MonicaAPLondon2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another beachside restaurant with individual charm, Maria's was a special venue for our last meal out on the Algarve. The restaurant setting was perfect for the sunset. My tempura prawn starter was fine but the sirloin main course was a stand out both for the...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to Maria's for an evening meal, and will definitely be back. Lovely table overlooking beach and with a view of the setting sun. Interesting menu that yielded all five of us delicious starters and main courses (no room for dessert). My prawn curry...More

Thank ChrisCol25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pros - delicious food - professional, friendly service - beautiful setting by the beach Cons - pricey, though not excessive by local Quinta standards

1  Thank Vicky B
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29 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
31 August 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
22 August 2015|
Response from MariasAlgarve | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we are if you walk along the beach to your left from the Praça its approximately 10 minutes. Otherwise its a very short drive. To make a booking (which we advise at this very busy time) please email us or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
  • E-mail
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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