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A Tia Bia

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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, quiet, relaxing, food is amazing, tried migas de caça and bochechas de porco. Service is flawless. Will definitely come back!

Date of visit: June 2022
Reviewed April 29, 2022

Very large restaurant. Very good food. Very efficient service.Very friendly staff. It is advisable to reserve a table in advance. Wonderful experience

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed March 11, 2022 via mobile

We were recommended Tia Bia by a local colleague and it was well worth the 20min drive from Loulé. The four of us each had a superb meal. The pork cheeks, deer stew, migas, and lamb shank were some of the best food we have...eaten in Portugal having lived here for 7 years. What’s even better is that the prices are extremely fair and portions huge. We paid just over €100 for two starters to share, four mains, four desserts, a litre of wine and multiple soft drinks. The staff are extremely friendly and happy to talk you through any of the dishes. I cannot say one bad thing about Tia Bia. Highly recommend booking on a weekend or in the summer season. We will be regulars here now!More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed December 5, 2021

Lovely restaurant with nice service and amazing traditional Portuguese food. We ordered the black pork and the lamb. Highly recommend!!!

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed October 30, 2021 via mobile

We took the roast lamb, pork and goatling. Couldn't decide which one was best. All were juicy, tasty and perfectly cooked. With very good veggies and potatoes. Generous portions and very affordable price. Costs us 50EUR for 3. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 22, 2021

Good selection if food on offer. Unusual dishes to tempt your palate. Service was quick and efficient the food was delivered nice and hot.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 14, 2021 via mobile

Faultless. I had messed up my booking but then young waitress was extremely helpful and sorted us a table. The food was superb as was the service. Fantastic value for money too, could not ask for more.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 12, 2021 via mobile

Go there for local Portuguese mountain food, super recommended the meat, we had the goat and the Migas. We have tried the Al Ria wine, ok to pair with the food.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed July 17, 2021

We enjoyed our lunch on the patio, service is friendly and leisurely--not a place to be in a hurry. Braised black pork cheeks and sauteed squid were very good.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed June 18, 2021 via mobile

I was driving in the mountains taking photos and then headed back down to the beach hotel in Algarve when I passed, and stopped at this restaurant for lunch. I sat outside in a nice environment and ordered a veal stew with prunes, carrots, and...rosemary, served with green vegetables and roasted potatoes on the side. What an absolute treat! I loved the meal, and as a decent home cook myself, I will try to replicate the stew for my family. This was a really lovely restaurant to stumble across. I am so happy that I did.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed December 9, 2020

Lunch on a misty , grey and wet December day. The food was absolutely fantastic and the staff very friendly and helpful. Wish it was closer to us, but absolutely worth the drive out there.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed October 28, 2020 via mobile

My husband brought me here as a surprise for a treat and it was excellent! Service was superb, the house wine was pleasantly surprising as it was lovely, however the food was outstanding Cannot fault a thing to be honest you must try this restaurant...xxMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 8, 2020

I went with friends for the first time and was totally blown away, the food is great and the passion, pride and enthusiasm for that food is very clear from the owners and staff! Can't wait to go back again well worth the trip!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 20, 2020

We had booked a table for 3 and got a nice table on the terrace. The waiter was very attentive and friendly. The food was a bit long along the way, but when it arrived we understood, slowly cooked lamb shank takes time to cook....It tasted really good. The lamb chops were also recommendable. Fine selection of local wines. Easy to park right next to the restaurant, but it gives smoke and noise, especially from the motorcycles.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 9, 2020

Very good portuguese food ! We ate "migas de caça " that were delicious . The staff is young ,nice and joyful but very efficient . We ate in the outside and it was very agreeable .

Date of visit: August 2020
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August 15, 2018|
Response from IanC281 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Phone them. I think they do evening meals, but we went for lunch. Back again in October so we might go again.
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Yes, A Tia Bia is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

A Tia Bia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5