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Maria's Restaurant

Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 358 675
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited with friends in the evening (bear in mind you have to book as it gets busy). Ordered the carpaccio for starter, which was delicious and the African curry for main, this was also very tasty. The food was good but, like other reviews have...More

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We usually have lunch at Maria's during our visit to VDL. This year we opted for dinner as we wanted the opportunity to dine while watching the sun go down as the location is second to none. The food is as good as ever although...More

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous location and views. Service very very slow. Food good but not outstanding - would go back but not In a rush

Thank Foodreviewer2014
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have eaten here 3 times, the food is great it's an awesome location and it always has a good buzz in the place as well. Service is friendly but it can be a bit slow i.e. When you order drinks they take ages to come...More

Thank Bazzer1982
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Basically ignored by the obviously bored and demotivated staff Left for ages without drinks or menus Staff very unhelpful which is the only experience we have had of this in the Algarve as they're normally happy and can't do enough for you Service wasn't included...More

Thank RippedOff144
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place, location, food and service. Went for a late lunch and had a wonderful meal with family and friends. Planning a return visit this Friday.

Thank pm3103
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Maria's is a bit of a conundrum. Everyone seems to love it, the location is just perfect but our group of eight felt that the food was pretty average and very overpriced. I guess you're paying a supplement for the beautiful location. Tip, don't sit...More

Thank FraCas
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Location, location, location. Backed up with great food and breath taking view roof bar. Couldn't get a table for dinner from 7pm for several days. Decided to go at 4pm for late lunch early dinner. No issue with time for the staff, service as fresh...More

Thank swemyss
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation for lunch and thankfully we were early as it seemed to be booked out. The Maitre D kindly offered us a table as we are a family of 6. We now understand why it was booked up as it is...More

Thank declanchristopherm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a location. We Always save it for a special night. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff and excellent food. From a pre dinner drink on the rooftop bar followed by a meal outdoors overlooking the beach. Magical.

Thank Apple11dublin
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30 May 2017|
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Response from Lynne C | Reviewed this property |
So sorry, I have no idea.
31 August 2015|
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Response from tom b | Reviewed this property |
Yes , as far I know every day .
22 August 2015|
Response from MariasAlgarve | Property representative |
Good afternoon, we are if you walk along the beach to your left from the Praça its approximately 10 minutes. Otherwise its a very short drive. To make a booking (which we advise at this very busy time) please email us or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
12:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Aldeia Poente | Dunas Douradas 8135-170, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 358 675
Situated between Vale do Lobo & Quinta Do Lago. Open everyday from 12.30. We also manage the beach concession and have sunbeds and shades for daily rental. We have a beach shack service drinks, snacks and ice cream. Reservations by phone during summer busy periods are recommended. Otherwise please email us. Thank you
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