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Faz Gostos

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13, Rua Do Castelo | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
+351 289 878 422
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Newry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent, a little more expensive than some other menus we looked at but this was soon overlooked by the quality of the food & Service

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1 Thank Oakridge4
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the service was great at the beginning of the evening it when totally wrong at the end of the evening where we had to wait a lot to get the last dish Also the food was okay but really nothing special deserving the higher price you pay nothing differentiating it from other Portuguese restaurants

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Thank Alexis W
London
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made a booking at this place online, which we changed later. no hassles. The restaurant is in Old Faro. The service is impeccable - worthy of Michelin star restaurant it is. The staff was courteous and food arrived promptly. Decor was also great. The food wasn't bad, but nothing wow. We enjoyed it nevertheless. So food is 3... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So three maybe four years since we have been to this wonderful restaurant in Faro, and having no directions to it (did not do my research), only remembering it was within the castle grounds. So found it (eventually) as we were determined. So decided on anchovy salad to begin, a fish stew with clams and schrimp (delish), chocolate pudding to... More 

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Castelfranc, France
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited last May and happy to return just before Xmas. Staff friendly and efficient. An excellent wine recommended to accompany my lamb. Served by the glass. The classiest restaurant we have been to in Faro. Lovely situation in the old town, nice decoration too. Not cheap but not the most expensive either. Good value. We will be back! Not to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I just dined here, and were really excited to have a nice meal; however, this restaurant proved to be a total disappointment. The food was decent - with the exception that my brother ordered a medium rare steak and got an extremely BLUE one...he sent it back, and it was returned quite bloody rare - but it... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to experience this restaurant. Very friendly waitresses and waiters. Beautiful food and wines for a unbelievable reasonable prices. Tasty and lovely food.

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France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose the set lunch. For 15€, this was a steal! We had a starter, a main dish (I had pork cheeks... very tender!), wine, water, dessert, and coffee. Mostly delicious, but I questioned why the mains came with fries AND rice... the fries, as in all of Portugal, was not up to crispy standards. Soggy is how they make their... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant by accident whilst wandering around the Old Town of Faro, after reading the menu we decided it was too good to miss for a late lunch. We absolutely loved it, the décor, atmosphere, service, food - all excellent. The price - 15 euros for a 3 course meal with wine and coffee - was such good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were there two days ago for dinner. Food, service & atmosphere were really nice. From what I have seen in Faro city center, that looks like the best place to dine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$43
Cuisine
International, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13, Rua Do Castelo | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 878 422
Description
Under new management since November 2012, FazGostos Restaurant is located in the heart of Faro's Old Town, where it explores the concept of typical portuguese cooking with some french cuisine twists. The cozy ambience, complemented with a friendly staff and classic and contemporary decoration throughout the dining room, turns the place in an ideal location for a business lunch or a more intimate dinner. The cooking, inspired by local food, elaborates plates for all kinds of taste, which present familiar flavours complemented with a modern touch. The restaurant also offers the possibility of visiting its wonderful wine cave, which will definitely have something suitable to your taste

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?