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A Barquinha

Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
+351 281 322 843
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stone bass” (7 reviews)
“salads” (12 reviews)
“filet mignon” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal to celebrate my wives Birthday. We were with another couple and all had the Fillet Mignon which was superb. Lovely big piece is stake. Friendly service by Julia and her staff.

Thank boboneill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here two nights running. We ignored the menu and just went for what was on offer - just let Julia tell you what she has and basically go fish or meat. The Stone Bass was absolutely fabulous - so fresh and straight from...More

Thank Julian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I called in for lunch after an arduous morning working in the heat of August, Julia and her reliable smiling joking friendly nature brought me back to life in seconds, a fantastic mixed salad and a really cool bottle of Planalto was on the table...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure why we always call the place 'Julia's', presume its the owner, server name. Who is great fun and you always have a good laugh with her, she can be a bit sharp but to us thats the way the place rolls. You just...More

Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fourth visit here in as many years. First time we have brought our two young kids. Julia was excellent and recommended the fresh catch of the day, Stone Bass. Have to say it was the nicest fish dish I have EVER tasted. My son has...More

Thank CharliLimerick
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Really quaint restaurant, with very friendly staff (family owned and operated). Fish is the thing to eat here, it's fantastic! The salad is to die for and the deserts are scrumptious. Well worth a visit while in Tavira.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I love this restaurant and was very happy to bring friends to it during 2017. We sat indoors and outdoors and each time the service was excellent and the food was top notch. Julia is very interactive with customers and is spot on with her...More

Thank MarieDDublin
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I was recommended A Barquinha by the owner of our guesthouse and I will certainly be passing on that recommendation to others- it’s fantastic. I ate at several other restaurants during my stay, and no other has such fresh ingredients and food cooked with such...More

Thank solomonwilkinson
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We were in Tavira for 4 nights last month and ate here twice would have eaten here every night but was fully booked. The food was amazing freshly cooked served with a smile. A real family restaurant, the salads are absolutely amazing I could live...More

Thank billiebob71
Reviewed 28 June 2017

My wife and I have eaten here a number of times and we have always found the food and service to be excellant. On this occasion my wife had the golden bream and it was filleted and cooked to perfection, my choice was the portuguese...More

1  Thank SolihullSmitty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Padinha Urbanizacao Tavira Garden 142, Tavira 8800-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 281 322 843
Description
It is on the quay side. Small and a favourite of ours. Owned by two sisters - Julia is M'd - wonderful host. Lunch/tourist menu is excellent value.
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