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Restaurante XIC

Rua Doutor Candido Guerreiro 44-A | Near the municipal market, Faro 8000-319, Portugal
+351 910 909 950
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“francesinha” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Rua Doutor Candido Guerreiro 44-A | Near the municipal market, Faro 8000-319, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is in a good location very near to the city centre and the Mercado Municipal and was thus easy to find. Being the first guests after opening at 19:00 hrs we were welcomed by a young man who spoke fluently English and guided...More

2  Thank hottedresden
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Came to eat in this place 2 times during my holiday,really loved the grilled tuna with salad, potato and vegetables so had to come back and try it again. Decor of the restaurant is pretty simple nothing that will catch your eyes too much,is more...More

1  Thank Elena I
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Friendly, local cuisine, specialty Francesinha where have elevated croque monsieur to a really good meal. Good and inexpensive beer and house wine.

Thank aria2012
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Good location, very near to the city centre and nice food. The price is reasonable. The staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank Hon C
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Lovely atmosphere, great staff, good basic food. Good house red. Two starters and two mains, Pepsi and half litre of lovely red for less than 28 euros. Great place and so friendly.

2  Thank Joan R
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Good,honest, tasty food. Whether meat or fish. Very helpful friendly efficient service. Very good value. Really impressed! Highly recommend !

1  Thank aimcdbowman
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Very family friendly restaurant - great ambiance, and main patrons were locals. They set a table for us on New Years Eve although we did not have reservations, which was very kind of them. Food is delicious - especially the fish. Great wine recommendations as...More

1  Thank ckpontow
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Delicious food, friendly staff... they speak well English and are very helpful when you are unsure what to order.

1  Thank Shahab M
João N, Gerente de relações com clientes at Restaurante XIC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comments! Looking forward to receive you again in our restaurant. Xic's team

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Not on the main tourist trail, tucked away on a road up past the theatre by the big shopping mall, this restaurant is well worth a visit. I can honestly say it was the best meal we had in Faro. The fish dishes are fresh,...More

3  Thank RebeccaP3385
João N, Gerente de relações com clientes at Restaurante XIC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Mrs. Rebecca, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to receive you again on our restaurant. Xic team

Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Had their fried prawns with garlic for starter and cataplana for 2 people for mains. We were very satisfied! waiter was very helpful too! Total added up to €20 per person. definitely would recommend!

1  Thank karinwong
João N, Gerente de relações com clientes at Restaurante XIC, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Mrs. Karinwong, Thank you for your kind words. We hope to receive you again on our restaurant. Xic team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 16
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Candido Guerreiro 44-A | Near the municipal market, Faro 8000-319, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 910 909 950
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Description
Xic is a traditional Portuguese cuisine restaurant located in the center of Faro. It´s main specialties are "francesinha" and sea food/ "cataplana".
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