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Restaurante A Gruta

Rua da Horta Nova, Faro 8005-460, Portugal
+351 289 826 245
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Jan 23, 2018
“Good meal”
Sep 13, 2017
“Authentic Portuguese Food”
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
$$ - $$$
Rua da Horta Nova, Faro 8005-460, Portugal
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Had a pleasant lunch experience with excellent fresh grilled tuna and mixed salad. The service was quite professional as in the past times, being the noise the only negative point in the main dinning room as the outside terrace was naturally closed. In my point...More

Thank Jose-Manuel d
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to be taken here by Faro Locals who know their food...we weren't disappointed. The seafood we ate, fresh grilled sardines and dorada (bream) were sensational. The fresh bread, salads and potatoes, served in authentic Portuguese style were superb. We loved the...More

1  Thank Roxanne A
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

This place is a locals hangout which means good fish and affordable . The fish are not big specimens but rather the more typical and common for the algarvio. So it's mackerel , carapau, besugo and small sea bass and seabream . Cuttlefish is also...More

Thank pereira977
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Simple restaurant away from the town centre, good ambiance and food. Customers seem mostly 'regulars', very few tourists. Principal dishes are grilled fish and shell fish. It is where we always have lunch when we go to Faro.

Thank ianandana
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We were the first customers to the restaurant - therefore all the tables were empty. When approaching the table of our choice the young waitress told us we were NOT to sit at that table and she showed us to the draughty back of the...More

1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Great little fish place and a perfect traditional lunchtime spot. Fish is freshly caught and cooked to perfection over coals. Lovely family who work hard to make this place a tasty treat...no expensive either

1  Thank Bagsey
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Atmosphere Portuguese, I tried only fish. A little menu with good things. The price are very good for the situation. Fast and there is a good parking near the restaurant. Lovely

Thank nicolabencivinni
Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you are in Faro you should really try this. A little far from the center but well worth going to. The freshest fish, and plenty of locals who know the good stuff. Try anything they recommend you. If you are not fond of grilled...More

Thank pcalado
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Good place and central location, near some shopping centers and Faro entrance. Good price for food and friendly staff make it a good choice in this area.

Thank Joao Pedro J
Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by two separate Portuguese locals as being the best lunchtime fish restaurant. Its a short taxi ride (4€) out of town, but well worth it. We chose sardines, which were brilliant, full of locals, very reasonable. Get there before...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Horta Nova, Faro 8005-460, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 826 245
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