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A Fonte

Escadinhas Vai Assar 4, Carvoeiro 8400-520, Portugal
+351 282 356 707
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sardines” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Escadinhas Vai Assar 4, Carvoeiro 8400-520, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is a must. If you're expecting fancy dining, look elsewhere. If you want excellent, local cuisine, you have to go here. To top it off, it is fantastic value. As a group, we paid around 60 Euros less here on the overall bill...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We visited with friends on a recent winter trip and found the food and service okay. We had heard that staff can be rude at times but we didn't find that so all in all a pleasant dining experience with good authentic Portuguese food.

Thank Andrew E
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We love the Fonte, such lovely people that run it. The menu is limited but everything is cooked fresh. Fabulous kebabs, prawn, fillet steak, mixed meals - also cataplana casseroles.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great food at a reasonable price. Very enjoyable and the pleasant staff took care of us. The chicken piri piri was lovely.

Thank ES1782
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good service and food, especially ribs and chicken and cannot understand recent reviews. Value for money and will return!

Thank EssexKath2013
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We thought we would give this place a try based on good reviews and the promise of authentic cuisine...we should have seen the warning signs on arrival with a totally uninterested waiter who saw our presence as an inconvenience!! On to the food- fish soup...More

Thank soulchyme
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Saw good reviews so decided to try this place. We should have walked when we met MR Happy the waiter... who looked at us as if we were rubbish. Asked for a table for 2 and got a shrug and a head nod to go...More

Thank ragdoll8565
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited a couple of times on our holiday. The food was great value (you're not paying over the odds for a view like you will at some of the more touristy options). This place is popular with the locals - always a good sign,...More

Thank Maxine B
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Ate here twice on our holiday and really liked it. We had seafood rice which was lovely but expected more seafood in it to be honest. That didn't stop us going back for a return visit, the piri piri chicken is delicious as was the...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Really good meals and the couple running it were very friendly. Fresh fish and chicken piri piri were excellent.

Thank Gail J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escadinhas Vai Assar 4, Carvoeiro 8400-520, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 356 707
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