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Restaurante Ria Formosa

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Praca D.Francisco Gomes N2, Faro 8000 168 Faro, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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Description: At the 4th floor of Hotel Faro we have our Restaurant, called Ria Formosa...
At the 4th floor of Hotel Faro we have our Restaurant, called Ria Formosa, with its wonderful views across the city and Ria Formosa, offers a very good choice of national and international dishes.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It was and excellent hospitality experience

Hotel is at one of the most beautiful location with scenery of faro around. A must visit if in faro.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Hotel is at one of the most beautiful location with scenery of faro around. A must visit if in faro.

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Sarasota, Florida
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We had dinner last night at this hotel restaurant. We generally would avoid hotel restaurants, and prefer smaller local dining establishments, but we went to this restaurant because we heard of the breath taking views from their rooftop. Once there, we decided to stay for dinner based on TA reviews. The service was good as was the atmosphere and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Ate here out of necessity more than anything but didn't enjoy the food. I ordered mixed grilled fish and grilled vegetables yet it all came covered in oil! The idea of grilled fish is that you don't put oil! Oh well, not for me.

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We arrived at 7:00 PM. First thing we learned was that they serve dinner only staring at 7:30 PM. We mentioned that we would like to wait for dinner time and take some drinks in between. It took the waiter ages to get the first drinks, he didn't notice when we finished and missed the opportunity to bring more. When... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We loved the food there, great seafood and fish! The clams with garlic were the best! Lovely location as well with best views in Faro! Highly recommend.

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Brinkworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Brilliant location with views over Faro and the Ria Formosa. Great food, friendly service and good value.

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Paris
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

An extensive selection of authentic and fresh seafood dishes, the garlic prawns and the tuna steak are to die for! Service was consistently good and friendly. The chocolate cake is listed as "the best in the world". A big statement, but I'd definitely put it high in my top 10. We got 3 extra servings after eating the first. Order... More 

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Old Kilpatrick, Scotland, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were staying in the Faro Hotel, and had a breakfast package so knowing that it had a restaurant / bar on the rooftop, we went up there first! Fantastic view of the Marina, the Nature Reserve and indeed the Old Town's steeple and bell towers - let alone the planes flying in to the nearby Faro airport and the... More 

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Tuusula, Finland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed at the hotel, so Ria Formosa became our breakfast- and dining-room... The breakfast was far better than we ever get at home -- the same goes for the dinners. Everything we ordered turned out to be tasty and beautifully laid out. The waitresses didn't speak much english, but they made up for that by their great attitude. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

What can you say about this hotel except it has it all. It's got the best view in town and a must do. Exceptional service and location do yourself a favour and at least enjoy a beer if you don't have time for a meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Praca D.Francisco Gomes N2, Faro 8000 168 Faro, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 830 830

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 34

Description

At the 4th floor of Hotel Faro we have our Restaurant, called Ria Formosa, with its wonderful views across the city and Ria Formosa, offers a very good choice of national and international dishes.

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