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US$10 - US$36
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Healthy, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent service and delicious fresh seafood, thoroughly enjoyed. Recommend the cuttlefish fish with clams and the hand cut chips.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting Ferragudo for the last eight years and eaten at every restaurant over the years. A ria is the only restaurant we have eaten at every time. This year we are only hear for 7 days but booked A ria for both...our first and last night. It doesn't look like the best restaurant but it is! Don't get me wrong it helps if you like fish (it is a fish restaurant) They show you the fish before you order and it is great to see what has been caught that day. This week my wife and I chose "Sea bass for 2" including veg/ salad or potatoes/chips this cost only 45 euros....that let's than 23 each. We had starters (clams for and soup for my wife) we had glasses of gin a half bottle of wine....overall cist less than 90 euros. Worth mentioning ask them to fillet the fish they are must better at it than you are! All I can say is that the food is fresh and delicious, the service homely, the price more than acceptable for what you get....I can't wait to go back at the end of the week.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at A Ria in Ferragudo great to see our friend Humberto again, the food was excellent and so was the service. Beautiful fresh fish and shell fish. Very highly recommended

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming to Ferragudo for many years, but have never visited the 'A Ria' what a mistake that was. The food is excellent, the staff are wonderful, especially Jessica. I am not a lover of fish, but my wife is, and she said...the fish was delicious, all cooked fresh. I had the Pork & Clams, in fact I had it again on another occasion, I can highly recommend it. The deserts are to die for, try the Almond Tart & Ice Cream. We will certainly be coming back, now that we have savoured the delights of the 'A Ria'.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Umberto and his lovely family make you feel so welcome at their great little restaurant on the quayside. We enjoyed the best Dover sole we have ever had, cooked over charcoal and expertly filleted at our table. Unfortunately, we had not visited Ferragudo for eight...years but the welcome, service, quality of food and value for money at A Ria was just the same. A fantastic evening once again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 30 May 2022

We arrived 15 minutes late after a 8Km cliff walk. I apologised on arrival but the main waiter ignored my apology. We had an email confirming our 8 O’clock booking but he refused to accept this and kept saying our booking was for 7.30. He...scowled at us throughout out meal and refused to serve us. On ore departure he he once again repeated his allegations. On a more positive note the rest of the staff were very helpful and the food though expensive was tasty.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 4 May 2022 via mobile

Went to Ferragudo last week in April. We went to A ria without a booking, they made us cosy in the outside covered area and provided blankets as it sas a cool night. The service and food was its usual superb standard. We returned for...our last night this time booked a table inside, again service and food was superb. Definitely one to try their fish cooking is awesome, we will be back in AugustMore

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday lunchtime and the restaurant was quiet in comparison to the restaurants in the square, but it had been recommended by a friend so we decided to give it a try. So glad we did. Lovely menu with lots of Portugese...dishes but the sun was shining and there was fresh fish to have so we opted for a gilt head bream to share. The wine list is good too and the white wine we chose was delicious. We had lovely marinated olives, bread, butter and cured cheese while we were waiting for the fish to be prepared. The fish was beautifully seasoned, grilled and cooked just perfectly. The fresh dressed salad and fries were great too. Service was really friendly too. Highly recommend as a way to while away a Sunday afternoon.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 November 2021

Never disappointed, after 3 years away it was like it was yesterday. Great pork and clams and fantastically grilled, and filleted sea bass - amazing!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 13 October 2021

The best cataplana so far, and we ate lots of cataplana's already :-) All the rest was good as well and the people are very friendly. We will be back !

Date of visit: October 2021
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Cjs18
28 September 2018|
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Response from jemzer | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they will be open, it seems to be a staple with the locals, depending on what time of the day you are visiting you may need a reservation. It is a lovely little place.
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Lawrence A
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Response from Ferragudo | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
To avoid disappointment yes if you turn up early before 19.30 you might be lucky or between 9 and 9.30pm
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A Ria is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5