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O Retiro

En 125 Fonte de Boliqueime no 118 | 8100-069 Boliqueime, Loule, Portugal
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
“lamb chops” (5 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 16:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
En 125 Fonte de Boliqueime no 118 | 8100-069 Boliqueime, Loule, Portugal
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Very lovely attitude, great staff and very fresh & tasty fish! Good localization, great atmosphare .

Thank Arta1315
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

The grilled Sea Brass is fantastic. Fresh fish and masterly grilled. The restaurant itself is not so cost but who cares if the food is prepared and served in way that cannot disappoint l

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner a few nights ago and I chose a couple of dishes on the recommendation of other Trip Adviser users. The quails eggs and sausages were not what I was expecting and more like an omelette. The anchovies were similar to those...More

Thank Leigh-on-SeaCustard
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The lamb chops are still the best in the area that we have found. Picanha lovely as are the house garlic prawns to start. The mains came with rice, black beans, salad and chips A nice gloopy chocolate mousse to finish with all washed down...More

Thank MV1961
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had dinner for two at O Retiro. The restaurant looks nice, but is a bit chaotic and not really cosy. We had grilled fish and pork, which was both extremely salted. That is a pity, because lots of other fresh spices are available in...More

Thank Albert-Ludmilla
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We've been here 2 times because of the delicious food. The grilled tuna was so lovely even as the meat. It's very salty but you can ask the people to limit this. You can choose your fresh fish by yourself. It's near the streetside but...More

Thank Coralien B
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh fish, well priced and very tasty. Nice mix of locals and tourists when we were there. Nice environment and well worth a visit.

Thank Fredahills
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We were taken to this restaurant and quite surprised. The food was really good. Lovely steak with wonderful sauce. I am not a meat eater but my company is and he was also very happy. Further there is really nothing to complain.

Thank Liz en Theo M
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Lovely place to eat, newly refurbished to a high standard, Veal steaks a must. Fantastic range of wines.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

First visit since this restaurant was remodelled, now extremely spacious, light and bright after having incorporated the wine shop next door. Didn't feel the food was as good as previous visits. The Lonbinho do Porco Preto (black pork tenderloin was slightly overlooked and certainly smaller...More

Thank Tony G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: En 125 Fonte de Boliqueime no 118 | 8100-069 Boliqueime, Loule, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
email address geral@restauranteoretiro.com the restaurant is situated on the N125 portimao to faro road just before the traffic lights in boliqueime
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