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Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 313 995
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value

There are not many resturants in this part of the town, but this is probably the best value. We had the hake which is the best off the tourist menu, but it is best to not have a starter, and just pick a main course off the optional menu. Portuguese steak and pork and pineapple are great as is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Susan S
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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

There are not many resturants in this part of the town, but this is probably the best value. We had the hake which is the best off the tourist menu, but it is best to not have a starter, and just pick a main course off the optional menu. Portuguese steak and pork and pineapple are great as is any... More 

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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197 reviews 197 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We stopped at this restaurant in December, whilst we were driving past it. It was open so we checked the menu outside which looked quite good. We walked in, the restaurant was empty. We looked around and we could see a women coming out from the back. When she saw us, she quickly hid behind a wall and that was... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Having come back from our annual holiday we dined here 5nights out of 21 without doubt we had some wonderful meals here over the years.Their grilled sole is just wonderful grilled with just a pinch of salt .I had the Portuguese steak,liver,pork which were first class .Mine host is most genial/attentive wonderful staff who have been there many years

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

good food. reasonable prices. friendly and efficient staff. Mind when the manager/owner brings out the chicken in the bottle at the end of your meal. What fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We visited this place while staying resort near and enjoyed food a lot. Please ask for fish of the day and pick at least one of them -personally don't really understand why you would order tourist menu(they might be similar to normal dishes but it just sounds awful). Also try grilled horse mackerel instead of sardines as they are way... More 

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hull
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13 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Had a lovely meal at this restaurant during our recent stay in the local area. From the roadside you would not imagine such a lovely restaurant existed. Greeted by friendly staff, explained menu clearly to us, showing us an actual selection of the fresh fish available. we had the portugese steak and chicken kebabs both of which were excellent. meal... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

the set menu for 12..50 euros was poor !! it said half a chicken Piri Piri but nothing like it all small wings and legs. The vegetable soup was disgusting ended up rejecting it all but they still insisted we paid. So did and left. Never go back.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

The only nice thing that I had with my portugeese style steak was egg... Tourist menu is a typical dinner which you can find anywhere else for better price. Chicken peri-peri was the worst one I've ever had in my life.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Probably best local restaurant frequented by Portuguese - fantastic food - very friendly service - best all round choice of menu including 3 courses plus wine specials at 12.50 euros

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Watford, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a nice dinner there with our kids. Fish soup (same as everywhere in Portugal), fish kataplana, couverts, drinks. The kataplana was rich enough, but quite plain. The service was very good, though. Their choice of puddings was not thrilling (those ready made desserts that some of the local restaurants offer). Overall, a nice restaurant, but we felt that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 313 995

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?