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Restaurante Boia Bar

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Rua Dos Pescadores 101 | 8650-199, Salema, Portugal
+351 282 695 382
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Formby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited twice over a golfing weekend at Parque da Floresta. Lovely location overlooking the beautiful Salema beach. Food was excellent , staff really friendly and prices decent too. Would definitely recommend.

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1 Thank Neil B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food...good view...great seats (terrace)...staff needs to be more engaging...make recommendations or give suggestions...smile more too i guess.

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1 Thank Ching Y
Dorset
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Saw roast lamb on the specials board and decided to give it a go! Very nice meal, my other half had sardines, which were out of season, do I guess they had been frozen. Lovely meals , shame our choice of puddings weren't available. Would go again.

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1 Thank Hannabella
Ringwood, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food, great view, friendly staff and a laid-back atmosphere. What more could you want. Love the fresh fish, the steak and the salads are great. The Boia Bar is a place we always visit when we're in Salema

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1 Thank Christopher S
Swindon, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to pop in for a light lunch whilst we were spending the day on the beach and chose to sit on the terrace with an amazing view of the beach and sea. We ordered just sandwiches, chips and garlic bread with fresh orange juice. The food was good but they weren't that fussed about the service.They gave us... More 

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1 Thank Daisy21Duke
Bellingham
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it here. The staff is fun and friendly and the view--inside our out--cannot be beat. The food was very good as well.

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1 Thank Maureen m
San Diego, California
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54 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While wandering around Salema ,a small quaint beach town in the Algarve, we stopped fo lunch here. Coming from the street side we were thrilled to find outdoor seating that overlooked the beach.Sardines were very good . After a day at the beach we stepped the few feet across the sidewalk and had lunch there again.Then we returned for dinner.... More 

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1 Thank Grant W
Leek, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fab here and the service is very good but the best point about this place is the setting. It's on the edge of the beach and if you get a table on the veranda the view is wonderful, especially as it goes dark and the little fishing boats light up. You are best to book as it's very... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were scared off by the somewhat blasé reviews, but tonight's meal was really delicious. Very attentive service, and such a beautiful view of the crashing waves!

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1 Thank okaythisismyusername
Leeds, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

During our week in Salema we used this restaurant and bar on a number of occasions. for the evening meal and a 'brunch' on Sunday morning, the staff couldn't have been more helpful especially with very young grandchildren. The prawns with rice and piri-piri chicken were just fine, the breakfast was good and they even did chicken nuggets & chips... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dos Pescadores 101 | 8650-199, Salema, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema
  • Phone Number: +351 282 695 382

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