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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 #10 of 174 Restaurants in Faro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $58
Cuisines: French, Portuguese
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Under new management since November 2012, FazGostos Restaurant is located in the heart of Faro's Old Town, where it explores the concept of typical portuguese cooking with some french cuisine twists. The cozy ambience, complemented with a friendly staff and classic and contemporary decoration throughout the dining room, turns the place in an ideal location for a business lunch or a more intimate dinner. The cooking, inspired by local food, elaborates plates for all kinds of taste, which present familiar flavours complemented with a modern touch. The restaurant also offers the possibility of visiting its wonderful wine cave, which will definitely have something suitable to your taste
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Based in the old town this is an upmarket restaurant at a reasonable price Dinner 2 courses and wine about 35 euros a head . Relaxed atmosphere and ideal for couples, sadly I uttered the four most depressing words in the English language "table for one please", however it was an uplifting experience with good food and good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

We had a fish soup for two, which was excellent. However our main course, sirloin steak with pepper sauce was mediocre. Also, we found the restaurant rather pretentious, with waiters scurrying around (one with shoes which made a rather loud click-clack) more than necessary. For example, ours took possession not only of our wine bottle but our sparkling water, both... More

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Haacht, Brabant, Belgium
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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