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Restaurante Sao Joao


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


$11 - $33
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We both had the best sea bass here, service was great and the wine was fabulous too. I’d recommend this restaurant if you know your food.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 660JulianT
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

The service is really good, introducing fresh seafood products at the beginning then the service was amazing the waiters spoke French English and more and are so so nice. I strongly recommend

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Adri1502
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Literally one of the best seafood meals of my life, so fresh so amazing, the waiting staff were amazing!! No fault on the evening 10/10 would recommend

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank E9404LUjanew
Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

Very delicious sardines and squid. The place is very nice and the staff great! Close to the beach and easy to find.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

If you happen to be near Comporta, stop here for a meal. Seafood is super fresh, many choices (incl about 8 different Cataplanas), extremely generous portions, and extensive appetizer choice. Suggest passing n the appetizer board first offered at the table (you pay for them)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank grobinsongow
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

This is an interesting place, run by two larger-than-life, eclectic Romanians (believe it or not). The young staff team worked very hard and are very pleasant but as others have commented, the service can be challenging particularly when it gets busy. They have a peculiar...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank gwhitegeog
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

Very good sea food dishes. Service is poor and the staff are again a bit grumpy. I would recommend the monkfish rice.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank worgakev
Reviewed July 22, 2019

Visiting in July 2019 from Canada, as recommended by our Air BnB host as a great local restaurant. It was busy, didn't have a reservation but got a table in the back room. Was just my wife and I, back room is not air conditioned,...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Ryan M
Reviewed July 9, 2019

The restaurant is very nice and it wasn't crowded compared to others. Dishes are very large, food was delicious.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank valeescardo
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

The owner took our order & he was just rude. Then we sat for over 30 mins with no drink or starters. Our main course arrived & we realised we weren’t getting the starters we ordered. Wine arrived after the food & one order of...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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June 27, 2018|
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Response from Carmina M | Property representative |
Hello, we have available vegetables rice with grilled mushrooms or pasta with vegetables. Regards
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