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All 36 Silves Restaurants

Recanto dos Mouros

Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
+351 282 443 240
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Ranked #17 of 36 Restaurants in Silves
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Disagree with some of the current views regarding the food .Wife and I had a lovely lunch here out on the patio with great views of the Silves battlements . I had the octopus stew and the wife had the golden sea bream covert , wine and coffee for € 27.50 great meal , great value . Smashing place to... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

With a wide variety of restaurant in the algarve and even in silves this one is below average, meat itself was ok but the way it was prepared and served was simply terrible it showed a complete lack of experience, knowledge and originallity. Price is about 15 pp.

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Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Enjoyed a very good lunch here last month with friends. The service was warm, the portions ample and the food was delicious. We started with the salt cod which we loved and then enjoyed a delicious disk of clams with chorizo. The house wine was a bargain and it too was lovely.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This restaurant is highly recommended by locals as well viewing the trip advisory comments we chose to visit for Sunday dinner. table of 6. The outside seating was loving looking at the castle as the sun was going down however I did feel the menu was random and not like other traditional food I've tried her in silves. Firstly the... More

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London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We were recommended to this restaurant by friends and it certainly lived up to it's name. If you want to experience real portuguese food this is the perfect place. It is in a lovely setting looking over Silves Castle, although you do need a car to to get to the restaurant as it is alittle out of Silves. We visited... More

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We have been to this restaurant a number of times over the years that we have lived in the Algarve and it never disappoints. The service is friendly and helpful and the food traditional, well cooked and well presented. Our guest on this occasion, who often asks for a "doggy bag" happily eat all of her Portuguese steak dish and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

We asked our taxi driver, Paul, where we should go for a proper Portuguese meal. This restaurant was his first choice, although it was some 20 mins drive from our base in Carvoiero. Having visited the coffee shop at the back of the church in Silves (on a Sunday) we were advised to get to this restaurant early. When we... More

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Rome, Italy
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We decided to try this restaurant after the very good comments. Unfortunately we don't agree neither about the quality nor about the price. Maybe we made the wrong choice on the menu even if the cataplana should be the most common dish in Algarve. Other dishes in nearby tables were more attractive. The price was in line with other restaurants... More

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Paris, France
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308 reviews 308 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We had a delightful evening dinner here last week. Nice outside tables with a view of the town and castle (so as other reviewers recommend, try coming when it is getting dark). It is a bit hard to find (you need a car - or taxi) but worth looking for. Good regional dishes and a nice wine list. We had... More

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Eaten here a couple of times. Great to escape the tourist type seaside front typical cafes etc, here we are inland, and can actually sample some REAL Algarve food. Fantastic setting, takes a bit of finding, but what a fabulous view of the castle from here. We tried allsorts to eat, Moray Eel, Whelks in baked beans, octopus, goat, wild... More

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Additional Information about Recanto dos Mouros

Address: Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 282 443 240
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Portuguese

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