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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Beach
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BJs has been a favourite of ours at lunchtime for 10 years. We avoid the music days when it can be rowdy and a bit chaotic. The food at lunch has always been good but not spectacular. They have just opened for Breakfast and I...can honestly say that it was the best all round breakfast experience I have had ever. I had Eggs Florentine and friends had the avocado eggs - both spot on and beautifully presented. The setting is just so beautiful and paired with a fantastic (healthy) menu and the best service in the Algarve it al combined to be a brilliant start to the day. Well done to Bex, J and all the staff!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely review!

Reviewed October 16, 2020

Food was average and greasy, wait time for a burger was way too long as well as feeling ignored by staff, flies and wasps everywhere - overall poor experience

Date of visit: October 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2020

I am really sorry that you did not enjoy BJs yesterday. I am afraid that it was extremely busy and hence the wait for food was longer than we would have liked. Once again I am sorry

Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Amazing location, food, staff, drinks... I could go on forever This place is such a hidden gem We went on a Sunday, had great live music & atmosphere Cannot wait to return!!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2020

Thanks so much for the lovely review! We will really look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed October 9, 2020

We had our first ever visit to BJ’s yesterday after it was recommended to us and it’s safe to say we look forward to visiting again on our next trip! The setting is so lovely right on the beach, the staff super cheerful and friendly....The food was tasty, lots of variety on the menu, both my husband and I really enjoyed our meals! I have to also say that all the staff were so lovely and warm to our little boy, who at nearly a year and a half was keen to wander around. It meant a lot that the staff were so friendly to him. I apologised about the mess he left to which the owner warmly replied ‘don’t apologise! I have kids’ which I found really kind and reassuring. Definitely recommend this place and we can’t wait to visit again! Thank you everyone at BJ’s!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2020

Thanks for the lovely review Emma! We will look forward to welcoming you again soon. best, J

Reviewed September 30, 2020 via mobile

This was a fantastic family meal that we enjoyed very much The staff were great and the food was very tasty

Date of visit: August 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2020

Thanks Ben, I really hope we can welcome you back for a second visit soon!

Reviewed September 29, 2020

Just returned and ate at BJs twice, both times the staff, food, music and setting were stunning. Thanks again, look forward to next year.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2020

Thank you so much Barry! I hope we can welcome you again soon

Reviewed September 23, 2020 via mobile

Staff are so friendly taking time out to chat with you. We all ordered the sardines and we weren’t disappointed, very fresh and tasty

Date of visit: September 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2020

Thanks Lisa. I hope we can welcome you again soon.

Reviewed September 22, 2020 via mobile

Unreal! Everything about this restaurant is incredible. The staff, the food, the setting and the live music has swiftly made this one of our new favourite spots. The fresh seafood was absolutely delicious and I can’t wait to come back. The staff were so kind...and attentive which made the experience even better and the live music on a Sunday made for such a special evening.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2020

Thanks so much for the lovely review! I hope we can welcome you soon.

Reviewed September 21, 2020

Love this place! Dined four times over summer and each time it was excellent. Food is top quality, and the great atmosphere makes it the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Highly recommend. You'll need to book first.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2020

Thanks for the lovely review and the continued custom!

Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

As always, our visit to Bj’s was a perfect way to spend our Sunday . The service is always first class and the food was delicious . Today we had the tuna ceviche and the prawn thai curry. We were both completely happy with our...choices and just can’t understand how anyone wouldn’t be. It was absolutely amazing. I The staff work so hard to keep everyone happy and they really do deserve to be complimented as they try their very best to please. We look forward to our next visit to BJ’s and in the meantime - thanks to everyone who works there for their hard work. If anyone deserves a pat on the back it is you guys. Not to mention the brilliant live musicians who make the atmospheres so happy and fun.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Bex99Portugal, Owner at BJ`S Oceanside, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2020

Thank you so much Linda!

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tresadla
June 14, 2020|
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Response from Bex99Portugal | Property representative |
It is max 30 mins once you are on the beach from VDL to BJs. I walk it everyday with my dogs and it takes me 20 mins but I do walk fast!
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September 4, 2019|
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Response from jacjil | Reviewed this property |
They close after Oct half term I believe but email bjs to be sure
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June 22, 2019|
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Response from rochellem65 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sarah, 100% book; we find it hard to get a table as it’s hugely popular for all the right reasons, good luck😊
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