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Gengibre e Canela

#15 of 244 Restaurants in Faro
Certificate of Excellence
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Travessa da Mota | 8000-388, Faro Algarve - Portugal, Portugal
289 88 24 24
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic find in Faro. Great restaurant for all. Our kids loved it. Great to find a vegetarian restaurant. Loved it. Will be visiting many times during our holidays. Frankoc

Thank Frankoc99
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant with a pretty warm atmosphere. The food is really Good and fresh and has reasonable prices.

Thank Catarina Costa W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the nicest places to eat vegetarian food in Faro, well located! food very tasty even for people than are not vegetarians. It's self service.

Thank leslierodrigues
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Most of the meals are vegan, including delicious deserts. They only open for lunch, and the restaurant is rather small, but cozy. The menu changes daily. The prices are also very affordable. My favorite in Algarve.

Thank MadHamish
Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Cooked freshly every day with love and care for the consistent quality and variety of flavours. Totally veggie and some vegan. It's a treat to find this truly veggie restaurant in the midst of so many 'meaty' or 'fishy' places. Go and support them.

Thank pal617
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Although this restaurant is only open from noon to 3pm, it is one of the best restaurants in Faro! It is a delicious buffet of vegetarian dishes for only seven euros fifty! There was soup, curries, creamed vegetables and rice dishes and a salad stand. Needless to say my boyfriend and I ate so much that we couldn't try the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Small café which is very popular. We got there after 30 minutes of opening and had to wait 10 minutes for a table. Would not recommend taking a pushchair as not enough space in the café. Food delicious that we went twice. buffet option only and cash payment only. They charged half price for my 4 year old, even though... More 

Thank Matu1234
San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Let us in about 15 minutes early and the food was delightful. Will be going back again during our 1 week stay in Portugal. Great pasta and the fresh drinks were great

Thank Bhanu V
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

We tried a little bit of everything from the buffet, all of it was delicious - I would recommend this restaurant to anybody, vegetarian or not, who enjoys good food in a laid back atmosphere!

Thank LP897
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Enjoyed a visit to a rare treat in Portugal- a vegetarian restaurant. For €7.50, we were able to enjoy as much food from the buffet as we wanted, including soup, at least three different hot main courses and salads. The food was very tasty. Also had very nice fresh juices on offer. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank mnichonaill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Portuguese
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa da Mota | 8000-388, Faro Algarve - Portugal, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: 289 88 24 24

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?