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“THE best chicken”
Review of Marufo 1

Marufo 1
Ranked #23 of 394 Restaurants in Quarteira
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Takeout
Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you like fresh crispy chicken on THE BBQ this is THE place to be THE chicken is so Nice beceause They burn THE wood totale before putting THE white ash on THE BBQ so THE heat is uniform and THE chicken not burned They bake THE fish Same way and THE price is a really good deal so it is full of locals and clever tourists

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Thank Floridaportugal
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Marufo 1 is situated between Val De Lobo and Vilamoura opposite a Lidl supermarket. A salubrious location it is not, however the food really is excellent for what it is.

9 of us including four children visited last week, having been told to eat here by a number of other reccomendations, we were not disappointed. Upon arrival we managed to get the last table (7pm) which was lucky as such is the popularity of the restaurant a large queue of well dressed holiday makers soon formed, supping beer and wine as they waited for their own piri piri fix.

The restaurant is essentially a barbecue restaurant, serving a variety of barbecued meats, however the main staple here is the piri piri chicken. With a half chicken and chips at 7 Euros. You can't grumble at either the price and certainly not the quality, it really was very good.

It's a no nonsense restaurant, simple setup, simple service, but good quality food at a great price. If you enjoy Nando's you will absolutely adore this. Good value against the rest of the more commercial outlets of VDL and Vilamoura, great if you want a night off the main restaurant scene.

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Thank Daimarrr
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Reviewed April 20, 2014

Marufo1, on the left as you head into Quarteria from Almancil, is an institution. English is limited and it’s a cash only joint. The fact that there are queues outside the door gives it away for this no-nonsense restaurant that has long tables, paper table cloths and basic fare. You will wait, which is easy to do when you are in ‘manana mode’, but the limited menu will come fresh, well-cooked and tasty. You can have half a chicken, just off the grill, with chips, a salad and a large beer for around €12/head and will feel you’ve had a good meal. Its one of those places you just have to go to if visiting the area around Vale do Lobo.

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Reviewed April 17, 2014

First time we have eaten here, we have been to all the usual places around VDL including a few high end restaurants. This place is so different and really is worth a visit. Don't expect posh surroundings or waiters running around after you, what you will get is great food, very quickly and very cheap. 6.80€ for half a chicken and chips and it is very good.

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Thank Keene1
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Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

Have been there now a couple of times trying different dishes.
This time not only the food was terribly oily, as usually, the waiters showed how much the guests were pissing them off...
Sad!

Thank Claudia S
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