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Carrasqueira-S.Bartolomeu | de Messines, Sao Bartolomeu de Messines 8375-023, Portugal
+351 282 338 500
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 6:15 am - 10:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

We have tried Piri Piri Chicken at numerous restaurants in the Algarve, but O Frango Dourado remains our most favourite. Danela is the one of the most welcoming owners around. She quickly becomes your friend and treats you as family. We have learned to call ahead to reserve a table on Wednesdays, Piri Piri day, as the restaurant fills shortly... More 

Thank Roger C
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

If you like kebabs on a skewer then you have to try this place. They do other dishes but locally known for its kebabs. Service can be a bit hit and miss sometimes but this is portugal. Pleasent surroundings to enjoy a night out with friends

Thank LancsBusytraveller
Ottawa, Canada
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016

During our first trip to Portugal in March 2015 we didn't manage to get to O Frango Dourado, despite being heavy recommended. OMG! are we happy we tried it on our next Portugal visit in 2016. On our very first visit for lunch we had the plate of the day, Black Pork Cheeks, delicious. We have tried Piri Piri Chicken... More 

Thank Roger C
Calgary, Canada
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We stopped in for a late lunch on a Wednesday. The place was packed with locals but we were able to get a table. The hostess asked if we were having two chicken piri piri. I asked if they had sandwiches and she said "no, you are having two chicken piri piri". I looked around the restaurant and everyone was... More 

Thank Michael W
Northern Ireland
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Went lunchtime ,very nice meal,30eur for 2 with wine,salad coffee and oh so succulent espetadas,prawn/chicken & pork loin.lots of space in this spotlessly clean restaurant,carpark round the back is big ,just remember to stand well back from tap in bathroom if you go to wash hands or you might have to stay there a while to let your trousers dry!... More 

Thank ibervalia
Pangbourne, United Kingdom
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364 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We had the black pig in this restaurant and we have never tasted meat like it, tastes nothing like pork, we had starters and desert plus drinks and there was so much food we didn't eat it all total bill €15 per head.

Thank Dianne W
London, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I went here following recommendations as its close to where we were staying. We went on a weekday and the place was almost empty when we arrived around 7.30pm but got busier. The lamb chops are highly recommended and the portions are generous. It was a good meal which was very reasonable. Staff were friendly.

Thank Jennifer O
Sao Bartolomeu de Messines, Portugal
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have eaten here quite a few times and alswys found the staff really friendly and helpful. I love their food and usually have the same dish, chicken and prawn espetadas . Fantastic.

Thank Susan S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Wednesday piri piri is absolutely fantastic going every Wednesday for sure, good food good service low prices

Thank Monty M
Algarve, Portugal
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Came on Saturday evening and it was very busy. The gir.s waiting on we're very very busy but the chicken was good . Perhaps best to come in the week .

Thank JudithF54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
6:15 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrasqueira-S.Bartolomeu | de Messines, Sao Bartolomeu de Messines 8375-023, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sao Bartolomeu de Messines
  • Phone Number: +351 282 338 500

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