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Ma Ja's Restaurant

) #31 of 132 Restaurants in Carvoeiro €€ - €€€ European, British, Mexican
Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
+351 912 684 052
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food. Table booked for 7 people only one other table in there eating but what is everyone missing here. The food was fantastic. Ok its not on the front but i suggest you all try it because its possibly the best food in town.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The title is what they promote and it's true. It's a little way away from the beaten track and parking can be difficult. We got lucky though! We came mid week and we're the first people in at around 8pm. It had been a quiet...More

Thank Wiggz
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi, thank you for your review...as you say we are the one away from the others..... but worth that short walk from the post office we hope! We had some early diners that night as we open from 5pm and midday on Sunday's. Glad you...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice quiet restaurant away from main street, but well worth finding! Lots of interesting dishes, what we had was perfect - fresh and well cooked. Drinks reasonably priced, friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Stoney55
Jan P, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi, great review - thank you! We try and offer something completely different to the other restaurants in Carvoeiro and based on our reviews I think we achieve this. As you say, we are worth finding! x

Reviewed 1 week ago

we have just returned from 7 days in Carvoeiro and had one of the best meals in this restaurant. there were 6 adults and one toddler. we had fajitas, steak and lasagne and my grandson had pasta.no complaints from any of the family. food was...More

Thank denisep20
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for your positive comments. We have been told many times by our guests that they wished they had found us earlier in their holidays! It was good to meet you all, see you next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

2 families of 5. Lovely service. Absolutely delicious food. Good value. Slightly off the beaten track. A very nice find.

Thank jackiecarv
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of us. It was a pleasure to serve you all. See you next time x

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from 7 nights in Carveiro and ate here 4 times. Highly recommend and well worth a visit. Lovely couple very friendly and food outstanding.

Thank Evelyn L
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review and for choosing to eat with us 4 times! It was great to meet you both.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After searching some reviews we discovered this that this restaurant existed and using google maps we set out to find it. It's simply up the hill from town square albeit quite anonymous looking. We entered and were greeted in a friendly , business like fashion...More

1  Thank B1Q
Ma_JasPortugal, Owner at Ma Ja's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this detailed review and for taking the time to find us. Once people have found us they tend to come back - if its not the last night of their holidays!! X

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, provided in an environment that provides welcome relief from the June sun. We stumbled upon this place today after some shopping in Carvoeiro, we were not disappointed. The menu was extensive, the greeting and general customer service was excellent, as was the food....More

1  Thank Jimmy O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ma-jas might not be as popular as other more prominent restaurants in Carvoiero largely due to its location but the food served here is fresh and top quality - and it's actually quite cheap! The restaurant is only a 2 minute walk from the main...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Step away from the crowded centre of town and step I to a world of great service and lovely food. We visited with my in laws and had a wonderful Sunday lunch followed by a great dinner tonight. You should give it o go !

Thank Pete H
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s0uthw0rth
6 August 2016|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your question. We can seat up to 40 people. If we can be of any further help, then please ask.
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chris h
1 November 2015|
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Response from Ma_JasPortugal | Property representative |
Hi Chris, thank you for your kind comments. We do know Geraldine and Robert from Smiler's bar, they often come in to enjoy one of our Sunday roasts! If you are ever in Carvoeiro again, please come and see us. Take care Mark... More
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kezhaslam
19 July 2015|
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Response from Jan P |
Hi, We are open only evenings with the exceptions of Sunday's when we open at midday to serve a traditional Sunday roast as well as our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Casino 36, Carvoeiro 8400-515, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 912 684 052
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