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O Faroleiro

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Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, Portugal
+351 214 870 225
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

THE most delicious fish ever. We were told that Bill Clinton ate there and then sent Hillary. The waiters were so impressed by Bill. He asked all the staff to come out to have their picture taken with him. Then he mailed each of them a copy of the photo. Besides the fish, all of the vegetables were delicious. Everything... More 

Thank janetbplotkin
Barcelona, Spain
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145 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come here if you are looking for best quality fish in an elegant environment. Obviously at a high price though. Waiter will come with the daily fresh fish so you can pick the one you like. Choose the fish and choose the way you want it cooked. Keep some hunger for the desserts: local farofias are exellent too. Service is... More 

Thank Marc L
Geneva, Switzerland
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went as a group (couple with young kids). Service was excellent (kids loved the lobster tank and looking at all the fish on display). The fish when it came was exquisite, and the chocolate ice cream for the kids was quickly stolen by the adults and devoured (again exquisite). Fish is priced by the kilo, so best to ask the... More 

Thank Puddock_KIng
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank ricardo m
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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.

Thank Mette M
Vancouver, Canada
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125 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

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.

Thank VanGaroto
Sacramento, California
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390 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

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 

Thank ranishi
1 review
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 :-)

Thank MortenSkjelbred
New York City, New York
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81 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 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 

Thank BonnieFaith
Lisbon, Portugal
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Guincho, Cascais 2750-642, 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?