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Restaurante Jardim Das Oliveiras

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Sitio do Porto Escuro, Monchique 8550-351, Portugal
+351 913 081 349
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surliness that we could sit outside - the sun was shining but out on the road was very windy. This lovely tranquil spot is off the beaten track, but even if the weather is inclement they have a fabulous real fire to keep you warm. The host was friendly, informative about the menu and spoke at least... More 

Thank Michelle137
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We had an early dinner here last night and everything was perfect. Amazing roast pork and potatoes, a good wind, and delicious chocolate mousse for dessert. The best part though was our personable young waiter who was attentive and charming,

1 Thank L R
London, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017

We've been here so many times over the years that we have lost count. But it is always so worthwhile to come back. We like to come for Sunday lunch - it is essential to book because of the number of Portuguese families who eat there that day. Sundays has all sorts of exciting tasty dishes available. We always go... More 

Thank 73manor
Lagos, Portugal
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284 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Trip Advisor has this restaurant listed twice, under slightly different addresses and one with a mobile phone, the other a landline. One listing is rated #4/31, the other #12/31. How this happens and why it hasn't been amalgamated into one listing I don't know! That said, we found ourselves up the mountain in thick rainy cloud on a cold January... More 

Thank Paul A
Mettmann, Germany
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We have been coming here for many years while being in the Caldas area. Especially during the winter time this rustic place offers a mountain chalet type atmosphere. Two fireplaces going guarantees cozy temps even during the coldest days. The service is friendly and you feel in an original authentic restaurant which does not see the necessity to go mainstream... More 

Thank Estrangeiro58
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Very good food and good company from the waiter on an expectedly quite night in monchique. Looking forward to visiting in the summer. Good outside area for children

Thank susanlancs
Vilnius, Lithuania
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Close to Monchique and not far from the Atlantic, this a place on mountain with a nice view. Served by owner who knows everything. Menu including various local specialties.

Thank AlgirdasMuzungu
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We found this restaurant recommended in a travel guide as a stop on a mountain walk. It was amazing. The interior is rustic and comfortable and, as we were there in winter, there was a log fire glowing in the hearth. On our arrival the owner walked us through the history of the restaurant and the nature of its cuisine.... More 

Thank julienrobson
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Stunning food and drinks, we arrived as a party of 7 adults and three children without booking however the owner made a special effort to fit us in as the restaurant was full, the children played in the garden which is lovely. Lunch, well! Wild boar and kid cooked in prunes and apricot, absolutely amazing. If you are in the... More 

1 Thank shamarooney
Lagos, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to eat in the Monchique area by far. The food is cooked it perfection and the setting is second to none.

Thank Andrew E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Porto Escuro, Monchique 8550-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Monchique
  • Phone Number: +351 913 081 349

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