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Rd do Gaibeu 27 | C, Olhao 8700-428, Portugal
+351 289 714 066
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“salmon” (6 reviews)
“razor clams” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
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Rd do Gaibeu 27 | C, Olhao 8700-428, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

It took 20 minutes to get drinks, 30 minutes to be able to order, after having asked twice. We’ve been here for one hour, and not only haven’t we be served anything, but there is no ETA for our food and nobody has even come...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Plemanh
Tiago F, Proprietário at Fernando, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Hello Mr. Plemanh! There really is no excuse for such a long wait. We give ourselves the best every day for our customers to be satisfied. We will try to improve in the future. And the food was good? À do Fernando wishes you and...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

No reservations at this fish restaurant one street back from the Main Street in Olhao. We arrived at 730pm and had our choice of tables which were outside the restauranr but within minutes all tables had been snapped up. We shared razor clams to begin...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Declan550
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I loved the service by everyone. Food was delicious and our hosts and hostesses were quite gracious. Restaurant is a bit off the road in an alleyway giving its character. We sat outside to eat. Some bonhomie amongst the locals made us feel welcome (not...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank TheDialectician
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

The service and food at Fernando were amazing. I ordered the fillet and my wife ordered the King prawn skewer. It’s a shame the customers behind us let their kids run riot kicking the seats and watching loud videos. Fortunately the quality of the food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank WhatIsItGood4
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Fernando's is a great lunch stop, with lot's of delicious things to try. We had the razor clams (beautifully cooked and simple) lovely fish fritters, salmon, prawns and squid, all accompanied by nice hand cut chips and salad. The portions are generous so perfect for...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank HuskiAlpineHolidays
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

When former Guardian travel writer and food guru Kevin Gould recommends somewhere for lunch not twenty yards from his own superb restaurant, you know it's going to be good. This is a family business. Grandpa Fernando owned it thirty years ago. His son is now...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank HugoKnutsford
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A typical fish restaurant where you can choose from the catch of the day. Grilled fish at its best but we also found the starters very interesting, including some anchovy beignets which were excellent

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Philippe L
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Family run restaurant, popular with locals and the few tourists that venture here (its not a million miles from the main road) serving a small menu, mainly fish with very good service and at an excellent price, this is not a fancy restaurant. Open mainly...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Everyone spoke highly of this restaurant and all the reviews were fantastic. We were so disappointed with the quality of the fish - it was all dripping in oil which seemed strange given most of what we had was grilled. The people were faultless although...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank RACHAEL D
Tiago F, Proprietário at Fernando, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018

I would just like to point out three important points about your comment: 1. Oil is not equal to olive oil! (olive oil, parsley and garlic is a sauce that we put in our GRILLED fish, ever since... I take this comment to anyone who...More

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Have eaten there twice now, best restaurant in Olhão as far as we are concerned. Just at the end of the market area in a little alley. Fresh bbq...Fabulous seafood, salmon was great. Meat dish was wonderful as well as the lamb chops. Would go...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Sallie562
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Janet G
10 November 2016|
Response from Tiago F | Reviewed this property |
Hello, In winter it is only open for lunch! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
19:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rd do Gaibeu 27 | C, Olhao 8700-428, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Olhao
  • Phone Number: +351 289 714 066
Regional Portuguese Restaurant.
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