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Recanto dos Mouros

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Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
+351 282 443 240
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Uxbridge
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived to a nice setting, waited ages to be seated, then again waited ages to be severed whilst other tables were attended to after we arrived. Wasn't too much hassle as we were on holiday, however after main food arrived most people's were cold, too salty or not cooked enough, we paid in full and went on our way.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with, and on the recommendation of locals, 8 of us on a Monday night and the place basically full. Large and tasty main portions meant no starters just coverts. Total bill around €110 including 2 carafes of wine so very good value. Most popular dish ordered was mixed black pork, substantial and succulent, more like good steak.Atmospheric views of... More 

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Thank Andy S
Silves, Portugal
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ver disappointed, a few of my friends felt the same. It was very busy and I think they struggled to manage. It may be. Better at lunchtime but not for very large groups. The food was average, I chose a vegetarian pasta dish, and that's what I got, no herbs or sauce, very dry and tasteless. Have no desire to... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a few times before and we were never disappointed! This time we ordered a fish 'cataplana' to take-away... It was excelent... Fresh and delicious fish and seafood!!! Worth to try!!!

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Thank ESilva_10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place to have a portuguese meal. Traditional local dishes well prepared. Not expensive for the quality. To return regullary.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here while the championship soccer game was going on! There were families celebrating and watching the game. Kids were playing in the playground area outside. Lots and lots of life and activity all around. The food was very good and the view of the castle and of the surrounding farms was beautiful.

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Thank Helene H
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We arrived a little late one evening and were obviously the only non-locals in the place. The waiter was patient with my, frankly appalling, Portuguese but eventually we reverted to English as everybody needed to get home at some point. The staff were so friendly and the service excellent. But best of all was the food, authentic Algarvian fare, perfectly... More 

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Thank B1GDave
Portimao, Portugal
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Visited the place several times lately with friends on holidays here: be it lunchtime or evening, the same welcome and the same attention from the staff. The food is best described as 'Portuguese' but that is far from a bad thing: just don't expect chips and ketchup with everything...The 'javali' (wild boar) is rather substantial and the salads will also... More 

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Thank Yves F
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

From the centre of Silvas, we walked about 12 minuted to Recanto dos Mouros. Wanting to eat something local we opted for the Fish Cataplanas, which was very tasty.

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Thank Patrick E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Excellent authentic Portugese food, fantastic drinks (Vino Verde was superb), excellent service and value for money. Visited with our friends who live nearby.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Branco, Silves 8300-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351 282 443 240

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