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Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
+351 914 727 366
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  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“prawns” (12 reviews)
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Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Despite having booked a table, we had to wait a record one hour and forty minutes for our starter. It seems to be restaurant policy for one table to be served with starter and mains before the chef moves on to preparing starters for the...More

Thank Eleanor R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Would highly recommend this place to anyone in burgau!!! The service is exceptional and the food is to die for and so responsibly priced! One of the best places to eat in burgau! I think this is missed being out of the way a little...More

3  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Booking is essential, although we didn't book the first time. Service can be a little erratic but lovely. Food is excellent.

Thank Lara B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Sixth year visiting this restaurant. Continues to be outstanding. Excellent Portuguese steak, sole and children's burger with cheese...Best covers on the village...would recommend to anyone looking for authentic Portuguese cuisine.More

Thank Andrew L
Joaquim A, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi, Andrew, thank you very much for your great review and for keep on visiting us, we are really delighted. As a restaurant, our objective is to serve our customers well, but I would be lying if I wouldn't say that we take a lot...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Ate here as a couple. Wonderful friendly service. Open kitchen with calm chefs!! Really fabulous ingredients used lovingly to create authentic Portuguese dishes. Fish soup and Piri Piri Prawns were the best we have tasted so far. Cod Portuguese style and Portuguese steak were both...More

Thank Beby61
Joaquim A, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi, thank you very much for your great review, we are really delighted. I might be repeating myself but we work really hard to offer a menu with the best of the Portuguese food that can be appreciated by our customers. As people that are...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Four of us managed to get atable here at the last minute, as they were fully booked for days, with just the one table waiting to be booked. Whilst in the restaurant we saw at least a dozen others come in on spec, only to...More

Thank micksutton
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We visited Matias twice during our week's stay in Burgau. It is our favourite place for Portuguese steak! And we used to love the Alentejan soup (sadly no longer on the menu!). But the fish dishes are always excellent as well. The service is friendly...More

Thank Margaret M
Joaquim A, Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks for visit

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great evening here. The food was amazing- fresh and tasty. We had fresh fish and delicious Portuguese chicken- authentic local food. The waitresses were fantastic- very attentive. The atmosphere in the restaurant was lovely. Definitely recommend visiting here!More

Thank Kate S
Almeida135, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi Kate, Thank you very much for such great review! We work hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so I am happy to see that reflected on your last visit. I made sure that Lúcia got the recognition she deserved....More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We were a party of 6 who arrived late. Lucia and the team could not have done more to make us feel more welcome. The food was amazing and responsibly priced!! And a super atmosphere. Thanks again to the chef for showing us his party...More

Thank JCS159
Joaquim A, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi, Thank you very much for your great review! We really work to offer the best food with the fear price. We also love providing the right environment for our customers, so I am happy to see that reflected on your experience. Our fish is...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We really enjoyed our meal at Matias and the food and service were excellent. The restaurant was comfortable, with a warm atmosphere and we would made to feel very welcome indeed. There is an extensive menu including a variety of fish and meat dishes.More

Thank mumstheword2017
Joaquim A, Public Relations Manager at Matias, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your meal at Matias. We appreciate your words about our food and service they really matter. We try to have a menu that enables us to share with our clients the local and fresh ingredients, gathered in...More

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22 October 2016|
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Response from Joaquim A | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your contact! We will be open on New Year's Eve and we are also planning to be open in January. We will have a special menu for the evening, we suggest to book a table in advance. Any other question... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Fortaleza 9, Burgau 8650, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Burgau
  • Phone Number: +351 914 727 366
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