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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

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Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real, 38, Tavira 8800 351, Portugal
+351 915 434 452
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Thu - Tue 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace...
Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
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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 food, slow service

Upon arrival it was not that clear where to go in order to be seated, the arrival area was quiet with noise only from the kitchen. By chance alone, we stumbled upon the staircase up to the rooftop. The atmosphere on the rooftop was nice and it was relatively busy. Four of us had the Portuguese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
William B
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Upon arrival it was not that clear where to go in order to be seated, the arrival area was quiet with noise only from the kitchen. By chance alone, we stumbled upon the staircase up to the rooftop. The atmosphere on the rooftop was nice and it was relatively busy. Four of us had the Portuguese Steak, and all thoroughly... More 

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Ashbourne, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was recommended by someone in our complex and going on the reviews we were excited to dine. We had to book ahead by a couple of days. We were extremely disappointed with our food. The portions were tiny and the meat was of poor quality. I asked for my steak medium and when I got it I could have... More 

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dublin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous setting on a rooftop near the river. Friendly efficient staff - overworked as there were only 2 guys doing everything,running up and down to the kitchen and wine stores. Lovely seafood - I had the grilled shrimp, Great house wine and very reasonable price. we had to book the night before as there was a queue for the terrace.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lovely roof top setting. Food was lovely. I had the salmon and the portion was huge. Had creme brulee for dessert which was fab. Definitely worth a visit ☺

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Managed to get a rooftop table without booking, it was our 1st night in tavira. Fantastic meal and fine wine, very inexpensive and we will Def return and would recommend

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

5 of us went here for dinner. The food is typical Portuguese and of decent quality. Great value. The rooftop is a little overrated. You only get to look down on a narrow street or alternatively a topless local on their rooftop although a necessity on a hot evening. Staff are friendly enough, make sure you book in advance.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Been going here for many years and still maintains high standard of food and service. Rack of lamb and steak Portugese style were excellent and the rose wine was ok. Apple pie with delicious vanilla ice cream to top it all off was worth the calories. The new venue is lovely and despite the slight threat of rain everything was... More 

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Tavira, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Excellent place. Friendly atmosphere, busy but staff still have time for you. Spent time and introduced our South African friends to the pleasures of Travira.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Lovely rooftop setting. We both had the special which was slow cooked lamb which was well cooked. You do need to book as many people were being turned away. Aperitifs, good bottle of red, good food and ambiance and all for 50 Euros. Only thing lacking was speed of service but not a problem for us as we were in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Brisa, is still one of the best Restaurants in Tavira. Now in a new location, with wonderful roof terrace. We visited here three times over our recent visit. Serving really tasty food and very fair prices. Fish and shell fish are a particular speciality, but they also serve excellent lamb and fillet steaks. It's run by a small and extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real, 38, Tavira 8800 351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 915 434 452

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine

Description

Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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