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A Fonte


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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2018 Winner


$11 - $28
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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All reviews chicken piri piri fish cataplana miso soup kebab portuguese steak clams potatoes excellent portuguese food hanging skewer real portuguese family run restaurant fast service great little restaurant ate here waiting staff great meal well worth a visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good variety on the menu of tasty, well cooked Portugese dishes. The service is friendly and welcoming and the prices reasonable. Worth visiting.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 0undleman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the off season this restaurant can be very quiet but always very friendly and a great welcome on each return visit. A little tucked away but well worth eating here.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bunny6810
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our last eve in Carvoeiro. Recommended by guests staying on our hotel. Hoping for a great meal to remember. Had a few rubbish ones in the resort. What a superb result. Fabulous honest home cooked meal. From starters to pudding. Fish soup superb Chicken Piri...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family run, frequented by locals, which is always a good sign. We visited on a Tuesday for lunch (closed Mondays) and asked for the daily menu, priced at €11.50. In addition to the printed choice of meat or fish, the waiter added fish soup at...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Love this hidden jem of a restaurant. Highly recommended . Great selection of wine beer and food. The fish is Devine.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BackPacker569434
Reviewed October 11, 2018

A Fonte is hidden away a bit but easy to find once you know where to look for it. It seems like a very traditional Portuguese restaurant. Old fashioned tables and chairs, a TV showing live football and friendly staff. Food was great, again they...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ashley C
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Excellent Portuguese food in a real Portuguese restaurant. Quality of the food is great and the portions very generous. Family run with the restaurant and kitchen dominated by a lovely Portuguese lady, seems stern to begin with as she is worried about running the business,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RogerScotland
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I and our 18 month old went to this restaurant tucked away from the Main Street, and didn’t expect too much given the appearance....but we were pleasantly surprised at the tastiness of the food and relatively quick service (especially given some restaurants...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Vitor N
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Tucked away off the main street up some steps. We ate early lunch time, it was quiet and enjoyed eating at one of the terrace tables. Service was fine. Only tried the chicken dishes: Piri Piri, Escalope in a mushroom sauce and Kebab - char...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tring123
Reviewed September 4, 2018

went here tonight. As we eat early, it was quite so service was excellent. Starter of cheese/tomatoe was great and plentiful. They had no olives available. I had the hake, was delicious, though not sure about the chips. I don't eat a lot of chips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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