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Restaurante O Barao

Rua Afonso de Albuquerque, Praia da Rocha | portimao, Faro 8500, Portugal
00351 282411948
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Ranked #82 of 174 Restaurants in Faro
Cuisines: Portuguese
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We had lunch here on 3 occasions, seems mostly patronised by local business men. We found the food to be excellent and it does appear to be operated by one man who speaks good english. We didn't wait long for the main courses and we had various portuguese steak dishes and lamb chops. Some of the neighbouring eaters were enjoying... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Imagine in the peak of the summer, high temperature outside, and you want to eat in a nice and cold place, well cooked food, nothing to fancy, just regular dishes... This is NOT the place. In my experience I waited 1hour for my food, and then started to eat and sweat,.sweating and eating... Horrible experience.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

This place is nothing to look at and is run by one man who acts as cook, waiter and cleaner, but the food is fantastic and amazingly cheap. The traditional Portuguese salt cod dish 'bacalhau a bras' is stunning and costs less than a fiver. My only warning would be that there is a huge variation in the size of... More

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76 reviews 76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here after reading some reviews. My wife was a bit skeptical when we entered. The place is very plain and simply decorated and one man seemed to be running the show. A table if ten from England were into the local red wine and hearty bread, olives and oil provided by the house. Talk was lively and spirits high... More

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Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We have been to PDR over 20 times now and have always returned to eat every night at this restuarant. The people are very friendly and the food and service is out of this world. I can highly recommend the Tuna steaks or any of the fish options. We have two young children which are well looked after by the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This restaurant was recommended to us by someone who had previously visited Praia Da Rocha and we we were not disappointed the food there is excellent and the portions are huge, you even have the option of a half portion on some dishes on the menu. The owner is Portugese and is also the chef,the front of house is his... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

This small unpretentious restaurant is busy with locals at lunchtime - always a good sign. We ate there twice in the evenings and would go again if we ever went back to Faro. The friendly and hardworking chef/owner also helps serve, and his food is delicious. The very reasonably priced menu changes daily. Wish I was back there now!!

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