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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fourth year staying in Quinta and we love the beach setting of Maria's and come regularly. It doesn't have the best food or service (for that we would go to Parilla). However the food is good and favourites are the Monkfish skewers and Caesar salad....More

Thank WillB2000
Reviewed yesterday

it gets nicer every time I go to Maria's, packed as always but service as good as ever, food was wonderful cant wait to go back

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited this Restaurant on the beach a few years ago and forgot how good it was. Seafood is perfectly cooked and service was excellent. Sea bass and prawns monk fish all very good. Chilled white wine excellent too. Will definitely return this holiday.

Thank Alaneh14
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent with very sufficient staff. The location is beautiful and to get a scenic view of the beach you can go on the roof where you can also sit & dine.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with friends in the evening (bear in mind you have to book as it gets busy). Ordered the carpaccio for starter, which was delicious and the African curry for main, this was also very tasty. The food was good but, like other reviews have...More

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We usually have lunch at Maria's during our visit to VDL. This year we opted for dinner as we wanted the opportunity to dine while watching the sun go down as the location is second to none. The food is as good as ever although...More

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous location and views. Service very very slow. Food good but not outstanding - would go back but not In a rush

Thank Foodreviewer2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here 3 times, the food is great it's an awesome location and it always has a good buzz in the place as well. Service is friendly but it can be a bit slow i.e. When you order drinks they take ages to come...More

Thank Bazzer1982
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Basically ignored by the obviously bored and demotivated staff Left for ages without drinks or menus Staff very unhelpful which is the only experience we have had of this in the Algarve as they're normally happy and can't do enough for you Service wasn't included...More

Thank RippedOff144
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place, location, food and service. Went for a late lunch and had a wonderful meal with family and friends. Planning a return visit this Friday.

Thank pm3103
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May 29, 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
August 31, 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
August 22, 2015|
Response from MariasAlgarve | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we are if you walk along the beach to your left from the Praça its approximately 10 minutes. Otherwise its a very short drive. To make a booking (which we advise at this very busy time) please email us or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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