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Restaurante Farol

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The "Farol" is a century-old restaurant, the oldest in Setubal and is known for good beer and good seafood, from their own aquariums. With a cozy atmosphere and a great ''Tejo'' river and Lisbon's view, it's a great place to be.The name "Farol" came from the lighthouse's existence in Cacilhas who once helped navigation of small boats,called "Cacilheiros".Cacilheiros are an easy transport to lots of people in Lisbon to the other side of the Tagus river. You can combine the great tour with the excelence to be able to lunch or dinner in Cacilhas and taste our fish or seafood.
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Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Genuine Portuguese seafood. Always busy so we usually ask to sit in the inner part of the restaurant where it’s calmer. A favourite in Almada!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank neroesma
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

We ordered the mixed plate for 2 with 2 types of prawns, seafood, clams and crab served with toasted warm bread and butter. Just amazing!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank theponytaledotco
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We were brought here by Paulo our guide and were delighted he did so. The staff were highly professional and cared about their customers. We had a seafood stew with rice which was excellent. We also had mussels which were considerably larger than those in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charles B
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Busy local place Steps away from ferry Seafood with rice — really good Service was outstanding Server could not have been better Busy place Worth the stop

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pho2
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. Served by a charming man from India, we followed his recommendation and had a set meal for two (number 6 and costing EUR 40). Plenty of food, prawns both cold and served in a garlic butter; seafood rice with lots...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kj2_12
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Took the ferry from Cais de Sodre to Cacilhas thinking there would be many restaurants along the waterfront. There were a few but the area was somewhat rundown. That said , we decided to eat at Restaurante Farol which was quite busy albeit with some...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T4988MHrichardr
Reviewed September 9, 2018

We hopped on the ferry across the river to this dinner spot. We were with a tour group. The restaurant was very accommodating and friendly. Let me be honest, I am not a seafood lover. However, the prawns and clams were fresh and delicious. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lcnj336
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant - delicious fish and seafood, very friendly service. From the restaurant you even have a panoramic view of Lisbon. But much more important is the great food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank c-i-l-a-n-t-r-o-1-7
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Very good food Very good waiter(old school) Very clean environment Very good prices Very good experience:I go back there for dinner today!..... Very good prices I go back ther for diner today!!!.....

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BlaiseL840
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Our guide suggested Farol for lunch. It was a great recommendation. We ate great grilled octopus, clams in wine sauce and a shrimp “soup” that was like a porridge with bread as the thickener. Lots of garlic. A carafe of vinho verde. We enjoyed it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Response from c-i-l-a-n-t-r-o-1-7 | Reviewed this property |
A reservation is always recommended. The price level is medium. If you choose the lobster, it will of course be more expensive. Calculate with approx. 40€ per person.
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