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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“prawn curry” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (44 reviews)
“tuna” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to Maria’s on our first day in the Algarve. It’s in a great location and very busy. Service however was poor, waited for ever between courses and staff were not particularly friendly or attentive .

Thank Stirlingtec
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came to Maria’s in September on a Sunday and we all had a fantastic time. The food was really good for a beach bar (not fine dining by any means) but hell, you don’t get people dancing on table at fine dining restaurants do...More

Thank Mallaber
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this week as one of our holiday meals. We’ve been before and it is a lovely restaurant and location. Plenty of fish choices, we both opted for prawn curry with African rice, it was exceptionally nice, one medium & one mild, lots of cream,...More

Thank CruiseBaby1
Reviewed 4 days ago

The thing about Maria's is that, in essence, it is a beach restaurant, not a fine dining experience, and it is sometimes unfairly judged because of it. The location is stunning, but those who don't know it need to realise it is 400 yds from...More

Thank JamesWood
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For an out of season Saturday lunch I can honestly say this place was buzzing! Maria’s is a bright fresh establishment on the dunes over looking the sea, beautiful fresh fish, delightful ambience, music, great drinks & a super clientele. Maria herself takes the orders,...More

Thank Rochelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here a few times. Food is comparable to all restaurants in the area nice location, high prices. Service on this occasion was however superb. We will be back :-)

Thank Marena S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant last Friday - party of 4. After an hour no starters and over 2 hours to get a main course. Worse thing was no apology or offer of a free drink or discount off a future visit - anything to show...More

1  Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good food,good service, mid to high price. very Noisy when crowded wich is often the case.otherwise very nice view. will go back again

Thank juju089
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to seek this place out again after fond memories from a girl’s holiday at least 10 years ago when it was literally a shack on the beach amongst beautiful sand dunes. Today it has been transformed into a stylish upmarket restaurant...More

Thank Shepigs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service and ambience were fine but sadly my wife had an upset stomach after lunch here. You can’t be sure it was the fault of the restaurant but we can’t think what else it could be.

1  Thank Falstaff89
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22 January 2018|
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Response from Maxima5 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say so. Don't recall the music being intrusive. The kids will enjoy the view and have space to move around.
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule  >  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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