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A Ria

Rua Infante Santo 27, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
+351 282461790
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Ranked #2 of 35 Restaurants in Ferragudo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $33
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A Ria is situated in Ferragudo along the quay side before the local market off the main square. Ferraguo is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Portugal. A Ria is a small restaurant which compliment Ferragudo specializing in local Algarvean cuisine such as Cataplana & Monk fish rice, cuttlefish and clams is the specialty of the house. Your visit to Ferragudo and A Ria would not be complete with out tasting fresh fish grilled across the road, served with potatoes and salad but will be happy to provide home made chips and fresh vegetable if preferred. The menu caters for everyone with some excellent steak options and a small children's menu. A Ria prepares all the dishes at the time of order ensuring each dish is fresh NB.this can cause some delays in the height of the summer when the restaurant is full, you can take this time to relax and enjoy a drink or a bottle of good quality Portuguese wine. WiFi is now available. A Ria is currently closed on Mondays. To guarantee your table reservations are excepted.
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A Ria is situated in Ferragudo along the quay side before the local market off the main square. Ferraguo is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Portugal. A Ria is a small restaurant which compliment Ferragudo specializing in local Algarvean cuisine such as Cataplana & Monk fish rice, cuttlefish and clams is the specialty of the house. Your visit to Ferragudo and A Ria would not be complete with out tasting fresh fish grilled across the road, served with potatoes and salad but will be happy to provide home made chips and fresh vegetable if preferred. The menu caters for everyone with some excellent steak options and a small children's menu. A Ria prepares all the dishes at the time of order ensuring each dish is fresh NB.this can cause some delays in the height of the summer when the restaurant is full, you can take this time to relax and enjoy a drink or a bottle of good quality Portuguese wine. WiFi is now available. A Ria is currently closed on Mondays. To guarantee your table reservations are excepted.
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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have been to A Ria twice now and for me it's top 2 in Ferragudo. Lynne and the staff are very warm and welcoming and nothing seems to be too much trouble. Even if you don't like fish as my wife doesn't, there is still plenty on the menu to choose from. The selection of fresh fish is first... More

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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

What a fantastic restaurant. Polite, friendly staff. Beautiful fresh fish, cooked perfectly. Delicious white wine, as good as I've ever tasted. Knockout! Absolutely no complaints and good value for Money. Stay away from the square and eat in the surrounding restaurants. You won't be disappointed.

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Banbridge
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A group of us went to A Ria without a reservation and was immediately seated. The owner was a really funny guy and his staff were very attentive. When the meal arrived I could not believe the helping, it was large and on eating it, it was delicious. The chocolate mousse I had for dessert was unbelievable, it took me... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We are a family of five and visited Portugal for a week at the end of July. We ate at A Ria twice that week and had superb meals both nights. The staff were extremely welcoming and helpful when recommending what dishes to choose. They were efficient throughout and could not be faulted. We all had lovely food from the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

First time here based on the reviews on tripadvisor and won't be the last! The fish was amazing and good value. The service and friendly atmosphere also makes this family run restaurant stand out from the rest. Make a reservation so you won't be disappointed. Highly recommend!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Fabulous food and lovely staff. The steak in pepper sauce was the tastiest I've ever had . Book or you won't get a table....

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great food, great fish, cannot be faulted. Always love to eat here! make sure you book unless you wish to eat late.

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thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The food was fantastic, for both vegetarians and fish eaters alike. The service was fast, efficient and friendly. Great value for money, one of the best in Ferragudo. The restauranters found us a table even though they were busy and we hadn't booked.

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Ferrerias
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14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We visited A RIA for lunch today with our children and friends. Everything from the service to the food was fantastic. We ate sole, sea bream, lamb chops, and langoustines which were amazingly fresh and perfectly cooked, all served with garlic potatoes, home made fries, salad & vegetables. Everyone finished there meals which were followed by fantastic homemade desserts. A... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Having not all enjoyed our meal last year ( but thoroughly enjoyed our first visit) we decided to give A Ria another chance and we are soo pleased that we did! The grilled Dourada (golden bream) was fabulous as was the lombo do porco com amêijoas ( pork and clams) and the steak Diane. Service was first class as we... More

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