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Matias

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burgau, Burgau, Portugal
+351 914 727 366
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06:30 - 11:00
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Sat - Thu 06:30 - 11:00
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Matias on recommendation of friends and was very pleasantly surprised. Traditional restaurant with great services and lovely food. Visited a few times during our recent winter break but highlight was NYE. Greeted like old friends and the atmosphere was great for the start of festivities. Beautiful cataplana and steak you could cut with a spoon - the best we've... More 

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Thank nataliebrown2016
Cornwall, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant by chance having been recommended to eat there by Christiano of the Smugglers Inn. We had a very pleasant meal Portuguese tuna for me and chicken for my husband only marred by the fact that we only wanted a main meal, and that we felt as if we were being pressurised a little to have a... More 

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Thank barbarawightman
Leicester, UK
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here last night for the 1st time. Been to burgau on numerous occasions and never eaten here. Food was fab, service good. A must place to eat whilst in burgau 👍

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Thank Booty
france
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many of the restaurants around Burgau are for Brits looking for homey food. Matias is an excellent unpretentious place with great freshly prepared portuguese cooking, mostly seafood. I believe its the parents in the open kitchen and their daughter who works front of house.

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Thank textibule
Salema, Portugal
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I almost feel guilty that we've lived in the next village for 6 months and never been here. More than that though I feel cheated. How did I not know this place existed? We were welcomed by a lovely young lady and shown to our table, drinks were ordered and food was ordered and none of it was anything less... More 

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Thank MrsMuldoon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

service was very good as was the food, I had a very generous sea bass fillet and my wife had the chicken kebab- very good

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Thank James J
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Service was poor from the start, did not seem to be happy that we elected to eat outside, I was presented with a bill that I thought was high but as it was poorly printed and the light was low I could not see that I was charged 5 x for my daughters burger, returned the next evening and was... More 

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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Having had a great meal here a year ago, we thought a return visit was in order. The slightly tacky fish on the wall have been painted over and the place looks all the better for it. As this is the best place to get a cataplana in Burgau this is what we went for. Don't worry its as good... More 

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Thank John W
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I went to Matias and I thought that the food was delicious. I recommend the piri piri chicken kebab it was very tasty! The service was also very good.

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Thank Emily J
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Returned to this lovely restaurant after eighteen months and was greeted like the best customer in the world. Even got a cheery wave from the chef. Our food was excellent as was the service. Will be back next year.

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Thank Ruth W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 11:00
Monday
06:30 - 11:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 11:00
Thursday
06:30 - 11:00
Saturday
06:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: burgau, Burgau, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 914 727 366

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?