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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European
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Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
+351 915 434 452
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Thu - Tue 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I can't fully explain in words what a good meal and experience this was. Excellent. Not too expensive. We were € 50 for 3 and was great meal with an excellent wine recommended by waiter. Well done brisa de rio !!

Thank muggiem100
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by my brother and sister in law who holiday frequently in Tavira. My golfing partner and I called without a reservation and were able to have a table on the upstairs outside terrace. Service was prompt and the food was very good. Tuna salad was excellent and was followed by a very good sea bass baked in the oven... More 

Thank Alan S
Pontyclun, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OK - Let me start by saying I haven't sampled all that Tavira has to offer but this was the 7th restaurant I visited during a week's stay - in short I wish it was the 1st! The service, quality of food and price for the same is exceptional - the best restaurant we ate in by a country mile... More 

Thank Ivorbell
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great restaurant in the road behind the Irish Bar. Service is excellent, food lovely. Portuguese dishes. Recommendations are fried squid and pork with clams. House wines also excellent and good value.

Thank susann210
Lisbon, Portugal
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sunday night , out of season , restaurant packed and had to wait for a table. That itself says an awful lot . If you want to go at anytime i suggest you book . The food was very well cooked and presentd and we alos enjoyed the waiters wine recommendation . . It is my second visit and i... More 

Thank Richard C
Cavan, Ireland
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We held a 40th dinner here and they guys did a great job. Upon booking I requested a bottle of champagne to be sent to the table automatically without anyone ordering, likewise with deserts not to offer a menu after dinner but to send a selection of desserts with candles to the birthday boy....upon arrival the place was packed...they were... More 

Thank dengal2015
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168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked an early meal because we thought we might see the sunset from the rooftop terrace, but no view other than over the street - which is fine of course. Fairly extensive menu and surprisingly speedy service ( in fact out main courses actually came with undue haste after our starters - unknown for Tavira !) Everything we had... More 

Thank grayfam
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good service and delicious food. The squid in garlic and olive oil is to die for. Went there with our 10 months old son and that was no problem at all.

Thank Malin S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly owner who provides good food and wine at prices you can afford. Book to make sure of getting in. Good service would recommend

Thank Ian J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really was expecting an ´experiencé, but not a bad one. But, the cooking was far from inspired (swimming in oil doesn't work for me. Either does a blanched carrots and courgette side). As others have noted, the service is rushed and unhelpful. I fear the waiters will be the first to be replaced by robots when they become available.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Vaz Corte Real 38, Tavira 8800-351, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Tavira
  • Phone Number: +351 915 434 452
Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.

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