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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 good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua do Repouso 6, Faro 8000-302, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With a small entrance and no large windows to peer into, this quaint medieval building is intriguing but can easily be passed by without much notice. I'm glad I took that step into what was to be a wonderful evening. The hospitality shown by our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank O430JFdavido
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The sympathy of the owner George and the culinary skills of his wife made this a fantastic evening Don’t miss it if you’re in Farò!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michicar65
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

Date of visit: August 2018
1  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

Date of visit: September 2017
1  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

Date of visit: April 2018
1  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 :)

Date of visit: April 2018
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!

Date of visit: March 2018
1  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

Date of visit: March 2018
1  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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  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

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Rui P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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