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Ribeira do Poco

Rua Ribeira do Poco 11, Vila do Bispo 8650-426, Portugal
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (27 reviews)
“lasagna” (6 reviews)
“percebes” (19 reviews)
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rua Ribeira do Poco 11, Vila do Bispo 8650-426, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been a few times and this is a reliable, quality experience. However, we found the cataplana a little underwhelming in terms of types of fish and depth of flavour. Other choices were good. Good service and wine list.

Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a superb experience in this restaurant. The food we ordered was fresh and tasty. We both had a local fish grilled. We took a bottle of the white wine of the house and two desserts. Even the olives were great. Great value for...More

Thank Israel E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They use msg to cook!.. In a restaurant!!.. I asked a cataplana, topical Portuguese receipt. Was no taste at all, poor, so poor in taste.. I had to refill with olive oil and salt.. This because the cooker, I can not call chef someone that...More

Thank altragastronomia
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves very much. The waiter was really friendly and funny. Helped us with our first Perceves. Fish was good as well. The ambient was pleasing, we had no complaints.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The speciality in this restaurant is fish. Frankly, when you see the offerings just as you walk through the door, it would be a shame to order anything but. Over two visits we tried the mussels, oysters, turbot and tuna and all were excellent. Fresh...More

Thank PoisFisher
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

After a 18 mile GR 13 walk we wandered around the small town and stumbled on this classy looking restaurant. A perfect choice for any type of meal ( fish meat) - couple/ friends/family.

Thank WRB_Kawakuchi
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We chose Ribeira do Poco while staying overnight in Vila do Bispo because of good reviews. We weren't disappointed. Service was great, and food exceptionally fresh - we chose a good sized bream from the chill cabinet which was then prepared and simply grilled. There's...More

Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had lunch there and it was really good. We enjoyed our time. Staff was friendly. We had some typical Portuguese desserts as well. So it was a very nice time.

Thank Klara W
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

If driving, park at the open air carpark opposite the restaurant. Previous TA reviews warned of the "no reservations" policy, so we turned up just before noon on a Saturday. A steady stream of hungry diners followed, about half of whom appeared to be local...More

Thank FootlooseSingapore
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Excellent, friendly and professional staff. Fresh fish and in good quantity. The price was moderate but in terms of food / price ratio, it seems alright.

Thank Tiago M
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15 September 2016|
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Response from Sofia B | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think so! It's a traditional sea food place. Their main meals are fish and also some meat dishes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ribeira do Poco 11, Vila do Bispo 8650-426, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vila do Bispo
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