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Restaurante Farol

Largo Alfredo Diniz 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
+351 21 276 5248
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab” (17 reviews)
“seafood” (66 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Largo Alfredo Diniz 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an old established restaurant which serves fresh fish only - no frozen. One of our group had been craving sardines but sadly it was not the season. The cuttle fish was a dream, scabbard fish was a great success and the prawn omelette...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They served us fried cod from the end of the fish, the parts that one would normally either throw away or feed to the cat. And it was greasy and smelled bad. The fried potatoes were barely edible. All served up by an arrogant waiter...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I have been to Farol on four previous trips to Lisbon and loved it, I have reccomended this place to friends, but no more ! what a change and what a shame. Our main course arrived at the table and we asked 'where is our...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Went as part of a Trafalgar Tour group for our special seafood nite. What an awesome location with the most amazing food and company. Service was excellent and the food / drinks just kept coming. Loved the port. The staff on our table were a...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We took the ferry across from Lisbon to Almada and were greeted by a knowledgeable waiter who patiently listened and advised as I struggled through my decision making process. A delicious glass of house white wine and seafood on a bed of rice. My partner...More

Thank jrg1958
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good food first of all, diversified sea food meals or snacks but the price is a bit above average in the area and the service does not follow that in my perspective. Maybe it was my experience but it was a bit crowded and noisy,...More

Thank Britovsky
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A 3o minute ferry ride across the Tagus river with a view of Christ the King evident to our right, this is the route we took as the Restaurante Farol was just beside the pier. We had a special dinner for our tour group arranged...More

Thank Rolando L
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We had dinner at Farol with our 50-person tour group. Service was excellent, and the food was scrumptious! The restaurant easily accommodated our huge group.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had met a nice couple in Belem who ere also sightseeing there. During our conversation we told them we were going to take the ferry over to Farol's for seafood so they joined us. We ordered a seafood dinner for 4 that looked like...More

Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Just a few steps to the right after you disembark from the ferry you will find this huge place. They have a new salon at the back, with huge windows facing the river. We went for lunch, ordered sardinhas asadas, they were delicious, first time...More

Thank BlueBsAs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Alfredo Diniz 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Setubal District  >  Almada
  • Phone Number: +351 21 276 5248
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Description
The "Farol" is a century-old restaurant, the oldest in Setubal and is known for good beer and good seafood, from their own aquariums. With a cozy atmosphere and a great ''Tejo'' river and Lisbon's view, it's a great place to be.The name "Farol" came from the lighthouse's existence in Cacilhas who once helped navigation of small boats,called "Cacilheiros".Cacilheiros are an easy transport to lots of people in Lisbon to the other side of the Tagus river. You can combine the great tour with the excelence to be able to lunch or dinner in Cacilhas and taste our fish or seafood.
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