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Review of Recanto dos Mouros

Recanto dos Mouros
Ranked #10 of 62 Restaurants in Silves
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 24, 2012

We decided to try this restaurant after the very good comments. Unfortunately we don't agree neither about the quality nor about the price.
Maybe we made the wrong choice on the menu even if the cataplana should be the most common dish in Algarve. Other dishes in nearby tables were more attractive.
The price was in line with other restaurants in the area, little more of 50 euros for two, wine included.

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1  Thank enricopl
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Reviewed August 30, 2012

We had a delightful evening dinner here last week. Nice outside tables with a view of the town and castle (so as other reviewers recommend, try coming when it is getting dark). It is a bit hard to find (you need a car - or taxi) but worth looking for. Good regional dishes and a nice wine list. We had a delicious 'cataplana' in its typical metal dish.

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Thank TSinParis
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

Eaten here a couple of times. Great to escape the tourist type seaside front typical cafes etc, here we are inland, and can actually sample some REAL Algarve food. Fantastic setting, takes a bit of finding, but what a fabulous view of the castle from here. We tried allsorts to eat, Moray Eel, Whelks in baked beans, octopus, goat, wild boar........you get the picture, all with loads of homemade rustic bread....gorgeous. Will return again, when next there in August.

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Thank brixhamrfc
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Reviewed January 9, 2012

I suggest it is best to visit after dark to benifit from the flood lit castle.The cataplana is one of the best in the area We have eaten there many times the whole menu is very good and reasonably priced .The atmosphere is always very friendly with good service at all times. The main building is large with a typical cane roof lining .The veranda is eclosed with glazed doors in the winter and air conditioned.there are shaded tables ouside with a safe area for children and a play area. Lots of parking space.

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2  Thank dustyAlgarve
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Reviewed April 3, 2010

Have lived in Portugal on & off for tow years. Recanto dos Mouros is a fantastic experience. A beautiful setting at the back of the Castle. Food has a home cooked feel. Try the Wild Boar. Popular with locals, don't expect tourists. Prices fantastic. 2 pre dinner drinks, two cold plate starters cheese ham & boar. Two mains Wild Boar & Veal, all the trimmings. two desserts & a bottle of house wine & change out of 40 euros. Come on, in this day & age. Give it a go, you won't be dissapointed.

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