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Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
+351 282 357 692
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“skewers” (35 reviews)
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“kebab” (38 reviews)
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Dutch, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
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81 - 90 of 386 reviews

Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant and were not disappointed. The food and service was great with the whole family made to feel welcome. Definitely will visit again if in the area.

1  Thank Kezzie12
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a very popular place to eat good food , good portions, good prices, in Carvoeiro. Owner Leiberr, provides a selection of home cooked meals, in a small restaurant, which is very popular with both British and Dutch holidaymakers. Service is good and it...More

Thank grahamclarkpms
Reviewed July 25, 2016

in two weeks we went there for three times, the children loved it and we liked the food very much. the owner is a very niche dutch man where the children feel very well. very good food for a reasonable price. next time we will...More

Thank MilanTraveler1
Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Happies is always worth a visit (advise to book) always phone in advance before coming on holiday to book a table. The owner is always cherry and likes a laugh. Always a warm welcome. Possibly the best chicken satay I have tasted. Wife really enjoyed...More

Thank amurraydes
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

After always trying to get a table over the years (I highly recommend to book) I can see why it is so popular.. Although we walked in and asked and was lucky The food was amazing.chicken piri piri kebab was that good it kept the...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We went there last night for dinner and had deep fried prawns to start with, batter was light and crispy, lovely. Main courses were chicken and prawn kebab and a full cod, both had chips, some salad and veg, was really good. A few drinks...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to this area of Portugal for the last 10 years and always make sure I have a meal at Happy's. You need to book well in advance and it's worth the effort. Although a small place the food and while experience...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed June 30, 2016

I don't understand the negative reviews about happys, we didn't hear any sexist jokes and once Libbbe saw that he had nearby tables talking like old friends with each other, only re-appeared to ask if all was ok and to place a free bottle of...More

Thank rotmysocks
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

The place is always busy so we went in and got Kebabs. We didn't enjoy the food hence the rating my wife Didn't eat more Than a 1/4 of the portion due to the taste. However maybe we ordered the wrong thing as a couple...More

1  Thank tuckgerg02
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

You soon realise why it is named Happy's - the owner/manager is absolutely bonkers, he really creates a great atmosphere and when you're in a good mood everything tastes better. We ordered piri-piri skewers and also the half chicken in piri- piri. The food was...More

Thank Spillaartois
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Response from Bar1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but lots of meat do you should be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 692
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