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Aqui Del Rei

Rua do Repouso 6, Faro 8000-302, Portugal
+351 289 820 693
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cod fish” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua do Repouso 6, Faro 8000-302, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We ordered the Cataplana which is a seafood casserole. They said it will take 45 min and we agreed to wait since the reviews were so good. In the meantime we orederd calamari as a starter and some wine. It took more then 20 min...More

Thank Keren P
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This review is so overdue. The BEST seafood Cataplana of our whole Portugal trip. And the patrons are so hospitable & genuine. We were warned the wait would be long since everything is made from scratch. We sat on the patio, had some wine and...More

Thank SmallWorldAfterAll
Reviewed 6 May 2018

I went there one evening. I was entering in the Restaurant and checking the tables: all free except two. The owner after my request for a table was answering me: "you need to wait. All the table are busy and the chef very busy too....More

Thank TortaDiCioccolato
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

You can't go more Portuguese than this :) Great food :) people working here are realy special but also very friendly :)

Thank Daria U
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Just inside walls of the old town - very unassuming little place, but so glad we went in. Lovely staff and fantastic food all cooked from scratch by Anabela - waiting 40 minutes was totally worth it!

Thank SarahH11105
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This is a small restaurant run by a family and very much a local spot. The food is cooked slowly and with lots of love (the cook came by at the end to say hello and ask whether we were happy with her food!). This...More

Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Aqui del Rey looks like a hole-in-a-wall but 30 diners could fit on its long tables inside, or you could dine al fresco, beside the dusty street . The interior is interesting, looking like it is converted from a very old structure, and has fixtures...More

Thank vanessakoh
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Good food, although with very few choices in the menu and everything overpriced; you can get the same cataplanas and seafood massadas possibly better prepared by less price (and with less salt). Deserts are excellent. But the huge waiting times, the ritual of booking (mandatory...More

Thank Rui P
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We went 2 times to this restaurant. The first time we went on our first night in Faro. We enjoyed our stay there. The couple said directly that we must wait for our food. We took some delicious tapas. After it we got our food...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We have had the opportunity to have a meal here after walking by a couple times and admiring the dishes this weekend and it did NOT disappoint! This was one of the best meals we have had in our lives! You have to remember that...More

Thank Renee H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Repouso 6, Faro 8000-302, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 820 693
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