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Restaurante Ria Formosa

Praca D.Francisco Gomes N2, Faro 8000 168 Faro, Portugal
+351 289 830 830
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Ranked #18 of 174 Restaurants in Faro
Price range: $27 - $34
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Dining options: Late Night
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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Berlin, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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Upper Largo, null, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We went on our first night,we had three attempts before we got the wine as they had ran out.We had our meal,but there was two other parties came in,one about 10 and a child,the other about14.They must have waited a good hour and a half,the first party were only getting their starter when we left,the second party were getting their... More

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Warwickshire, UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Had the most amazing meal of sardines; crab and sea bass here. All beautifully cooked and served. The staff have limited english but this doesn't prevent them from helping you and giving you excellent service. We unfortunately picked a night when mosquitos were at their worst but this didn't prevent us from having a lovely meal!

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43 reviews 43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Thanks to Dr Ben otherwise we would never have found it, the restaurant is located on the fourth floor of the Hotel Far, it is nice and airy with an outdoor terrace (but due to rain we ate indoors). The menu was poorly translated into English so we had to ask what certain things were. I had a cured Portuguese... More

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