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O Faroleiro

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Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750, Portugal
+351 214 870 225
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice seafood

Me and my 27 colleagues had a late night dinner here in feb 2015. We had a lobster soup and some seashells and it was very nice. It was a nice atmosphere, good service and a nice view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Monica J
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Bergen, Norway
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Bergen, Norway
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Me and my 27 colleagues had a late night dinner here in feb 2015. We had a lobster soup and some seashells and it was very nice. It was a nice atmosphere, good service and a nice view.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

we had simple salad to start and lovely fresh sole which we picked from a basket of the day's fresh catch (included bream,snapper, sea bass, mullet) brought to the table. there was a tank of lively lobsters on entering. good clean,simple local wine - all made for the perfect lunch. and fish always tastes that little bit better when you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

If you want to treat yourself and your family or go out for a business meeting come here. If price is not a problem for you. If find it extremely a good deal because quality and service are outstanding. We had seafood and that is my advice you will be satisfied. Highly recommend.

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Fátima, Portugal
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Raining day...... One very good meal, with fresh grield fish with a fantastic view to the sea! Price correct regrading the quality of the products a service!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We were a group of 13. Everything we ate was fantastic: tiger prawns, clams, rice dishes, fish in salt crust. Good wine and the service superb. Hard to choose what to eat bcs everything on the menu looks enticing. A place to revisit again and again!!!

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Everything was very good, fresh and well made, and the service impecable. We had the gambas tigre ao churrasco and carabineros a la plancha as starters, and the robalo a portuguesa as the main dish. Simply perfect. And there is a nice view of the sea, near Praia do Guincho.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great fish restaurant near the ocean where fish is fresh, staff is friendly, sight is more than OK. We loved it!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I come to this restaurant at least once every 2 weeks. That may not sound like much, but I've been doing it for years, so I've been here a lot. I can safely assure you that when you come here, you get some of the best food on this side of Portugal. This is primarily a seafood restaurant, so when... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I have been several times to the restaurant. The food is very good and it's located in a very nice place. The only more negative point was the service. Though everything is done very "according to the book and etiquette" there is some lack of enthusiasm or even smile to the customer. If that alone is tackled, the overall experience... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant is the ideal place for celebrating a special occasion. Its great view is the perfect ambiente for a nice lunch or dinner. Faroleiro offers one of the best Mariscos in this area and is known for its quality sea food combined with traditional Portuguese cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 214 870 225

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?