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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“prawn curry” (52 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
“tuna” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Three of us visited Maria’s on their last night before closing for a post Christmas break. Not that busy but excellent service and delicious food. As a long time resident here I can recommend Maria’s particularly in those ‘shoulder’ periods when the team have time...More

Thank Jacaran
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit Maria’s when in algarve. Food is OK (large portions) but nothing great. The surrounding and atmosphere (always busy) make it worthwhile. Always have an enjoyable evening and sunsets are super

Thank lauderlodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A firm favourite, we always enjoy the food and atmosphere here. It’s always busy so not necessarily the venue for a first date! However our group are all long past that stage so we appreciate the buzz and friendly service. Fish is the must-have dish...More

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking purely for amazing food, then there are better places in the area. But Marias is special for so many other reasons. The staff, the atmosphere, the live music and the overall feeling of being made to feel incredibly welcome. The food...More

Thank ThelwallTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to Maria's was extremely disappointing, more so given the glittering trip advisor reviews. Off the bat, it struck me as a very westernised restaurant, serving burgers and fries, with not a single item of traditional baccalhau on the menu. If authentic Portuguese food...More

Thank theworldbycharlotte
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Should keep this a secret Fresh fish to die for in a great location Great lunch spot overlooking the ocea Staff gt

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Faro for the first time and had dinner in Maria's. Restaurant has an ideal location on the sea with lots of atmosphere. Definitely recommend you make a reservation inadvance as restaurant was heaving. Some great food, the tiger prawns and the Portuguese prawn curry...More

Thank Maria50Mike50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found Maria early 2016 and had lunch there every day of my holiday the food is fabulous as are the views

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Superb location and cleaned, crisp food for a light lunch. Last visited in November when the season had finished but still excellent.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 15 November 2017

What a great restaurant this is. A nice stroll along the beach and then lunch at Marias. Great location, great food, friendly and welcoming staff and great service. Everyone in our party tried something different off the menu and all were excellent. Looking forward to...More

Thank dolores707
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sue j
2 November 2017|
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Response from GospelJon | Reviewed this property |
Think not , remember being there off season and it was closed. many places open as Christmas is popular with many homeowners there.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
31 August 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
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Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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