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BJ`S Oceanside

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Praia do Almargem, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
910698479
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love these family friendly establishments, great food and fish but alternative for those who don't like fish. Really fun atmosphere, even with a dressing up box to keep fun loving revellers occupied! Definitely recommend, really good live band and we'll be going back for sure!

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd visit to BJs and again had a great lunch with our family. We wanted to go for Sunday Lunch and tried booking this some 6 months in advance but unfortunately was fully booked, just goes to show how popular this beach side restaurant really is!! Food and drinks were as good as ever and the live... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

'It has to be BJs on a Sunday' is what it says on the staff tshirts.... It was busy and hectic, and a reservation most definitely needed. The staff were working hard as the place was heaving. The bar area is small and not exactly a comfortable place to stay for long as it is unavoidable not to be in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say a fantastic location delicious food and seafood staff were friendly and very attentive service was fast we were so impressed we tried to go another but our own fault it was totally booked out and I can see why will definitely go back next time

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Thank Pam O
Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stopped at this bar after a long walk with my family and my young grandson. We were approached by a member of staff as soon as we put one foot in this beach shack. We were told they could not serve us as all tables were reserved and we asked if we could at least have a drink as... More 

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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this review

Thanks for taking/wasting your time writing a review of our restaurant when you did not eat or drink in it. Every year we get one person who decides to penalise us on Tripadvisor because we are busy and they cant get a table, bitter comes to mind….For the sake of other Tripadvisor users deciding whether to come to BJs -... More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here 2 years ago and had to come back. Amazing seafood served by cool, relaxed staff who have a really comfortable style which helps you chill by the sea. If you can, try and get there on a Sunday as they have live music to accompany your experience.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited BJs five times in three weeks, both for dinner and for lunch. Every time it has been a completely wonderful experience. The staff are lively, charming, amusing and attentive. The food could grace the table of any fine dining restaurant. The menu has something for everyone, including amazing desserts. Every day there is a specials board with... More 

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice both times excellent food, excellent service. Gets busy best to book. Request shade unless you like baking while you eat. You must go.

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Thank Richard P
Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely leisurely lunch here with superb service, great food and live music. The only thing not playing was the weather as it was very cloudy. However this did not dampen a great time and let's face it 27c isn't too shabby. Will be back again soon!😀

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Thank Keith W
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bloody fantastic! Came here wth some girlfriends for a 30th birthday dinner and we had one of the best meals I have ever had. The location is stunning - right down on the beach with wind shelters that can be rolled out if required. Eating as the sun set was beautiful. The staff all speak impeccable English and are friendly... More 

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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your BJ's experience! Just a shame that it was only the best thing you have had in your mouth THIS year……last year must have been epic! More 

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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
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia do Almargem, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira
  • Phone Number: 910698479

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