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Restaurante Farol

Largo Alfredo Diniz (Alex) 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
+351 21 276 5248
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“clams” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (57 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Grill
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Largo Alfredo Diniz (Alex) 1 | Cacilhas, Almada 2800-252, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is my second time to Farol and the place hasn't changed. Hustle/bustle, mix of locals and tourists. Portions are huge and very good - bit in the salty side but this is Portugal. Great family restaurant. If you do come, don't use mallets on...More

Thank Mario B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Good seafood. Easy to choose with several already made menus to choose from for 2-4 persona.Fast service with attention to costumer. Perfect access from the boat coming from Lisbon. Good price for quality.

Thank hugoalexandrecruz
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

As part of a small tour of the food and sights of Portugal we took a ferry to have lunch here. The view of Lisbon from the ferry is spectacular. The treasure is waiting for you at Restaurante Farol. This was so much fun. We...More

Thank 12dbryan
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had dinner with a large group. The entire place was full and everyone was happy and enjoying themselves. The wait staff was excellent and really seemed to enjoy their work. The seafood was out of this world. We had more shrimp and langostinos than...More

Thank DBDeutschland
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The best seafood restaurant I have been too in many years and I have eaten all over the world. So fresh and perfectly prepared. Not smart but you go for the quality of the seafood

Thank antony121
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We wanted to cross the Ponte to see Cristo Rei and were told by a local chap that we should eat at Farol before taking the ferry back. Brilliant experience, cold beers and wine. Bountiful amounts of seafood for Euro 44 for two of us....More

Thank Hilary007_11
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We went here because of the good reviews. My bifana was dry. My mom's octopus was close to being over cooked. Server got so upset, almost throwing a tantrum, when I asked for separate bill.

Thank Ernestine D
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, 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 (Alex) 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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