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O Faroleiro

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Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750, Portugal
+351 214 870 225
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12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the top one! Amazing food, great staff, great view, decor is spot on! Relaxed restaurant and you will always find the perfect wine. Monkfish rice dish/stew is just great! Great on a Sunday evening when is quiet after the lunchtime madness

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Thank ricardo m
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from this restaurant is ansolutely stunning, the food is delicious and the staff is extremely friendly. We could not think of any improvement areas.

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Thank Mette M
Vancouver, Canada
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122 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seafood restaurant overlooking the beach. Both the food and service are excellent. We had a large sea bass for a group of eight people which the waiter brought to the table before cooking. The price is a bit high but you get good value.

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Thank VanGaroto
Sacramento, California
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383 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh fish prepared with simple baking methods, cooked perfectly. The ham and cheese appetizers were excellent. The wine list was good with plenty of choices. I was disappointed that this restaurant is not vegetarian friendly as I had to get my wife something after we left the restaurant. Although the fish was fresh, it was quite pricey in my opinion... More 

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Thank ranishi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Fresh fish and live lobster in tank. Great view of the sea and excellent service. Only old genuine gentlemen working as waiters :-)

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Thank MortenSkjelbred
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Whenever visiting Portugal, I make sure to have a meal at O Faroleiro. I have never been disappointed. This time our party of four enjoyed three dinners in a five night span. We could not stay away. The fish and seafood were as fresh as could be. The decor, like the waitstaff, is warm and inviting. Beautiful sea views. Good... More 

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Thank BonnieFaith
Lisbon, Portugal
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Along the breath taking Guincho road, from Cascais to Guincho, you will find plenty of restaurants were you can have some of the best seafood you can find, but all very expensive. This restaurant is, for me, the one with the best value for money. You can have fresh fish or seafood, and if you go there for dinner, by... More 

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Thank mendesl
Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Great place to enjoy a meal watching the sunset. Try the Seabass baked under a crust of salt with planalto white wine...

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Thank Terra_de_aventuras
Milton, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

INCREDIBLE! We had steamed clams and one of the signature dishes ... Seabass crusted in salt. When the salt was cracked off and served to us we both said it was the best fish have we ever had. Our waiter, Johnny was fabulous!!!!!!

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Thank dtoups1
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46 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Booked a table that i can advice..and tried many kind of food.. Very good.. Not cheap but worth........very nice view

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Cascais
  • Phone Number: +351 214 870 225

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