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All 167 Tavira Restaurants

Restaurante Mares

Rua Jose Pires Padinha, 134 / 140, Tavira 8800-354, Portugal
281325815
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Ranked #144 of 167 Restaurants in Tavira
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rishon Lezion, Israel
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I had a dish called steak on the rock. No need to say anything else, was fabulous. The place looks very simple outside but good food. Enjoy

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Go to another restaurant, do not eat in Mares, it is awful. Aller dans un autre restaurant, ne mange pas a restaurant Mares, c'est terrible. Gehen Sie zu einem anderen Restaurant, Mares ist schrecklich. Vá para outro restaurante, não comer em Mares, é horrível. Mares is een afschuwelijk slecht restaurant, ga beter ergens anders heen. Unfortunately we walked into this... More

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Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We've eaten here three times and decided on our third time we won't be returning. It's very expensive which can't be justified. I got the melon and ham starter it was €10. It was a huge portion but I would've preferred a smaller portion for half the price. There are nicer places in town for cheaper. It is situated on... More

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Scotland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Food good staff good. large portions which can put you off as it is all crammed onto one plate. eat in or out. Ask for a smaller portion if you are not a big eater.

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Harrogate
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100 reviews 100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Decent location on the quay so always something of interest happening. Outdoor seating. We had the Cataplana (a posh fish stew) which was very good but expensive(by Portuguese standards) Good attentive and friendly staff.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My Dad and I decided to go here for lunch in May 2014 and I'm really sorry we did. We decided to call in on an afternoon drive to Tavira. I think in all my years of going to Portugal I have never really had a bad meal but this was truly awful. Dad had the King Prawns in garlic,... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

I have tried to get a table here on two occasions and each time been told they were finished f or launch on the second occasion some old man trying to act tough rudely told me they were closed I took the little thug at face value however when I walked back the same way forty minutes latter they were... More

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Gibraltar
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81 reviews 81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The restaurant situated by the promenade where ample parking space could be found looked quite inviting. A number of us decided to try our luck and lunch there. We had been travelling for long, lost an hour with the change in time and were hungry. There were two professional waiters and two women, one very obviously the owner, helping with... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A passable meal ruined when we got the bill. One bottle of Muralhes 19 euro! This was out and out profiteering of the worst kind and completely ruined any enjoyment of the food, which in any event was average for the area. I had not checked the price as the average for vinho verde was about 8-10 euros so I... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Sometimes one can make mistakes. Our first dinner in summer of 2013 was reasonable with fresh gambas, calamares and clams, but a swordfish came right from the freezer. The second visit in january was a complete deception: an empty restaurant although there were many tourists in Tavira, a lot of dishes of the card were not available andp no fresh... More

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Additional Information about Restaurante Mares

Address: Rua Jose Pires Padinha, 134 / 140, Tavira 8800-354, Portugal
Phone Number: 281325815
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
Cuisine: Portuguese

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