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O Farol

Praia dos Pescadores, 8200-106, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
+351 289 513 552
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Praia dos Pescadores, 8200-106, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
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Reviewed November 23, 2017

I had read previous reviews and the latest ones were not good but the ones a few months ago were excellent. I let the waiter know this but he tried to tell me it was not this specific restaurant but one in another location. I...More

Thank Marg D
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Great location 😎Shame about the staff... they are so miserable and unfriendly! the place is never really that busy and I can understand why! They aren't the slightest bit interested in serving you and when they do they look totally disinterested 😒Why are they working...More

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We were heading into the wonderful Old Town and on descending down the escalators that bring you onto the Old Town we decided to visit O Farol which is located on the beautiful beach Praia Dos Pescadores . This is a nice seafront restaurant and...More

1  Thank Neil K
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

It was our first evening in Albuferia and were looking forward to our first meal. It was early and the restaurant was not busy so we had a table of our choice. After a simple starter of melon and ham together with fish soup, we...More

Thank Guis
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends and our children for drinks. Brilliant location, sitting on bean bags on the beach, drinking the best Sangria I've ever had. However the staff were really rude, and kept coming over asking us if we needed all the seats. If you...More

1  Thank nic1702
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I recently visited Albufeira and had such a lovely time. One evening after dinner we visited this restaurant for a drink, and were greeted with a warm welcome. A few days later we tried to do the same thing, have a drink after dinner here....More

2  Thank philomeenafogg
Reviewed July 28, 2017

My wife and I have eaten here many times and often go for a drink after a day on the beach. On recent trip had lunch here. Ordered fresh fish at lunch time - sea bream. Disappointed as was not boned very well and was...More

Thank Pat H
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

DO NOT walk past and ignore this restaurant. True it doesn't look much and it's pictures on trip advisor certainly don't do it justice. It is a great place and was very busy, with both locals and tourists. The staff are lovely and as well...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

This place has everything I'm looking for when in holiday! Staff were great with my daughter and so proud of the fresh fish they serve. 1. Great see view, this keeps my wife happy! 2. Close to sand so my daughter can play while we...More

Thank P9266UBrichardb
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Albufeira for a week, and during that time had some meals which were good, some perhaps not and 3 which were absolutely drop dead gorgeous..and all three were in this seafood restaurant Location..directly on the beach..watching the waves hit the beach in...More

1  Thank Theatrebuffs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia dos Pescadores, 8200-106, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 513 552
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