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Restaurante Ysconderijo

Rua Gago Coutinho 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
+351 967 139 381
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“sea bass” (9 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Gago Coutinho 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ysconderijo means secret place in Portuguese and this little gem of a restaurant certainly lives up to its name being hidden in a narrow side street off the main shopping area. The food is imaginative, tasty and well presented and the Staff are friendly, professional...More

Thank jeannef268
Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had a lovely evening booked but got a phone call to say the chef was ill. OK we know this kind of thing could happen so we re booked for a different evening. Fantastic getting the call so we could re arrange the evening....More

Thank Evie E
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I had a very good meal here. The menu is good although a little expensive !!! Perfect place for that special night.

Thank jacwalker2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We used to eat at the old Ysconderijo in the Avenida and had visited the new restaurant a few times after it opened but had drifted away from it, probably due to there being no outside seating. However this is not the time of year...More

1  Thank Sc0ttishbill
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a three course dinner and enjoyed all of it! Service were good and attentive with a wide selection from the menu offered.

Thank Anders_Ante
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Our first time here. Excellent meal and attentive service. We both had steaks, cooked to perfection. Surroundings were very tasteful. We will return.

Thank Werdna57
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Lovely dining experience, food always presented well, loved the pork and prawn kebab, the meat was so tender, followed by a truly delicious Creme Brûlée

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We had dinner with the family at Ysconderijo last Tuesday evening. Great gastronomic experience, perfect presentation & service. Only improvement: credit card payment impossible.

Thank GertVanhaecht
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We’ve been traveling for two months and this was without question the finest dinner we've had. We had a beautiful beef filet and fish (cod?) with shrimp. Both meals came with vegetables, mashed potatoes with one and potatoes au gratin with the other - and...More

Thank Rob G
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Surroundings are great....service is impeccable And as normal.....the food was excellent Amazing value! If you are in the area - it's worth a visit!!

Thank Arnold E
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Jane G
17 June 2016|
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Response from phillip o | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry Ysconderijo does not open at lunchtime and are closed Sunday and Monday evenings. best regards Phil
10 November 2015|
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Response from Keith D | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in August, I thought they only opened evenings. Best to phone in case opening times have changed due to their popularity
andrew m
8 July 2015|
Response from Vilasalvas | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not. you could try O Graciano, but really for this dish you need to go down to the coast, its only 20 - 30 mins away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 39
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gago Coutinho 45, Sao Bras de Alportel 8150-151, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sao Bras de Alportel
  • Phone Number: +351 967 139 381
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We Open just for dinners
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