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Restaurante Fontenario

Estrada Nacional | 125 Espiche-Luz, Luz 8600-109, Portugal
282 789 953
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Ranked #12 of 41 Restaurants in Luz
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Nottingham
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We have been visiting Restaurante Fontenario for over 10 years. We went twice during a recent trip to Praia da Luz, two years after our last visit. This family-run restaurant is remarkably consistent. The wife runs front of house superbly, is always welcoming and efficient, and her husband is the chef. The food is excellent - on our second visit... More 

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Sheffield
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We have visited Fontenario several times over the last 8 years and never had a bad meal. The food, service and atmosphere makes for an excellent dining experience and we will continue to visit the family run establishment.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The restaurant is airy and intermit, with a wonderful atmosphere. The staff were warm, welcoming and friendly with the owner and her husband leading in the front of house and kitchen respectively. The wine and food were both excellent so much so that on my second visit I took some great new friends to eat there too. Nothing is too... More 

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South Wales
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Once again on our annual trip to the Algarve we find this restaurant comes out on top. I think we have eaten our way through all options on the menu and have yet to find anything that disappoints. It is also excellent value. I can particularly recommend the swordfish - the portion I had was enormous. Also we loved the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

The interior of this restaurant as you walk in is very dramatic being very "old colonial" in style! The staff and owner are very friendly and helpful but the food did not live upto the superior surroundings. We have visited here twice, the first time I had sole, the second time fresh seabass... but each time was left hugely disappointed....... More 

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We had a nice welcome and in general the staff were great. However based in the other reviews I had expected something very special - but this is just another restaurant catering to largely British tourists. If you are based in Espiche I think it's a good choice but not worth a trip from Luz unless you are bored of... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very friendly restaurant with good service.food excellent but disappointed to be offered potato wedges with my meal.. Lovely for families as there s a children's play area too.

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cheshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

After 13 years going to Luz,this is the first time we have been to this restaurant after it was recommended to us. Fabulous food and very attentive service. Its a family run restaurant with a nice seating area to the front and a small play area if you have young children. Definately worth a visit you won't be disappointed..

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Really welcoming, great relaxed atmosphere. 2 adults & 2 kids. Kids menu went down well & so did the adults beef stroganoff and lamb cutlets. Locals and tourists there when we went. Booking advisable. Everyone speaks English. Worth a visit but you will need a car or taxi.

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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Welcoming staff, all English speaking, great menu, all meals were served very hot (no lukewarm food here) We had French onion soup, prawn cocktail, chicken piri piri and garlic, sea bass, and macaroni chicken, followed by a massive ice cream special! Absolutely fantastic

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Address: Estrada Nacional | 125 Espiche-Luz, Luz 8600-109, Portugal
Phone Number: 282 789 953
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
Cuisine: Portuguese

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