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Restaurante Stop 3

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Rua Goncalo Velho, Monte Gordo, Portugal
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Value and great staff

The tourist menu is great and very good value. Had mixed grilled fish which did not disappoint. The staff is very friendly and multilingual. Will definitely return on our next visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2013
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55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

all the portions are a good size the house wine very good and the service is very quick but its nice to take your time in this restaurant.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Have visited this restaurant many times over five years but I must say this time the food was not up to standard. We were both disappointed with our meals. It seems that if you were Dutch you got better attention which we have never experienced before and was very off putting which wouldn't have bothered us if the food had... More 

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Margate, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This was my wife and I's penultimate night's dining experience in Monte Gordo, and one of the best! The tourist menu, at €13 is more expensive than most, but included a bottle of very good house red between us (there are alternative drinks). On our visit we were treated in a very courteous and friendly manner - nothing is too... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The tourist menu is great and very good value. Had mixed grilled fish which did not disappoint. The staff is very friendly and multilingual. Will definitely return on our next visit.

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Leicester
Top Contributor
283 reviews 283 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

My wife and I enjoyed eleven meals at Stop 3 over a 21 day holiday in September and as expected from previous experience every one was simply outstanding. We always ask "PAPA" our nick name for the Chef owner, what he has in that is special and we go by his recommendatrion. He personally buys his own fish and meat,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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100 reviews 100 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My wife and I (along with my parents) visited Stop 3 three times on our recent trip to Monte Gordo. Overall, our experience was outstanding each time. "Papa" one of the owners is such a nice guy, and along with Wilma the head waitress, they always made sure we were well taken care of and chose the best items for... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

The description didn't do the finished meal justice. I had a large tuna steak and the "onion sauce" was onions, tomatoes, peppers, herbs and was very very good. This meal was better than I anticipated. I think the translation of the dishes on offer is interesting and definitely lacks a true translation. But hey, we were on holiday and we... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Visited Stop 3 Restaurant 4 times in a weeks holiday, Has a tourist menu which is excellent value at 13 Euro. Starter- main- dessert, half bottle of red or white wine or caneca of beer. Owner cooks and sometimes waits on tables. Will tell you all about what is on the menu. Service is with a smile. Cooking area visible... More 

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south wales
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

Lovely food served by a lovely owner,would have gone back again but it was the last night of our holiday.

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Leicester
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283 reviews 283 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

We found this Portuguese restaurant last year so we returned on our first night of our three week stay in Sept/Oct this year and ended up going back for ten meals working our way through the menu with the restaurant owner who also cooks and waits on tables.If he had anything special in on that days catch he normally offered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Goncalo Velho, Monte Gordo, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monte Gordo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

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