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Faz Gostos

13, Rua Do Castelo | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
+351 289 878 422
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Ranked #11 of 174 Restaurants in Faro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $59
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Under new management since November 2012, FazGostos Restaurant explores the concept of fine portuguese cuisine with some french cuisine touches. The warm and wonderfully decorated dining room, complemented with a professional and friendly staff, turns the place into a perfect spot for a business lunch or a more intimate dinner. The cooking is inspired in typical portuguese cuisine, and has something for every taste, which presents familiar flavours with some modern techniques. The restaurant is proud of its wine cellar, which can be visited by the guests, and where you will definitely find something of your liking.
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104 reviews from our community

89% Recommend
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Haacht, Brabant, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

very good restaurant. We had fresh wild salmon, a bottle of white housewine and dessert. All for 35 Euro. The overall quality was excellent!

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Como, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had the tasting menu which was excellent value, around 35 euros for starter, fish, sorbet, magret de canard and dessert, all very good (perhaps the fish slightly less special- a bit like goujons). Wine list with a huge selection at prices to suit all budgets and, most appreciated, the fact the tables were not too crammed together. Not one... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Very good food, very reasonably priced! It's a lovely setting with helpful staff based in the middle of the old town, they were happy to seat us regardless of the late time of our arrival and didn't rush us. The wine selection was good too

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Lisbon, Portugal
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went here in June 2014 and globally was a very good experience. The decoration and atmosphere is very pleasant, very suited to a special occasion or just to relax some good meal (the service takes a little bit, so don't go there if you are in a rush). The price is reasonable for that kind of restaurant.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This restaurant is situated in the Old Town. We decided to eat here after a couple of very mediocre meals in the town centre and because of the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. Lovely bread and oil To start. I had prawn risotto and my husband had salt cod, which he said was delicious. Both mains were... More

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Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I found this restaurant to be a gem. The food was excellent and the service very good. Don't be in a hurry, enjoy the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My friends & I visited Faz Gostos on a Saturday night in April. It was about 60% full. We had to wait 25 minutes before even being given a menu, let alone being offered anything to drink. The organisational side of things was pretty chaotic. The food was quite good although the portion size was quite meagre for the high... More

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Milan, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

it was our first day in Algarve and after visiting Faro we started looking around for a restaurant to dine in, hopefully a good one. We saw that Faz Gostos had a Michelin label at the entrance, prices were reasonable....so we stepped in and we really enjoyed our meal. Service was really good, and so was the food. We had... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Our fourth visit to the Algavre. Faro.. the gateway to the Algarve, fly in, drive/taxi/tour bus out to your resort and back for your flight home! That was our experience until this weekend. I have to say that our eyes have been opened. If you are looking for a weekend break, you will not be disappointed with Faro. A 50th... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Food was really really good everything was fresh I had a steak was beautiful my girlfriend had squid an lobster also ate every last bit

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