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A Ria

Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
+351 282 461 790
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (47 reviews)
“clams” (22 reviews)
“potatoes” (20 reviews)
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Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

A quality family run restaurant specialising in fresh fish and Portuguese dishes. The waiters guided us through the menu and advised us on the steak ,fresh fish and wine options. We passed the site a few times during the day without realising it was a...More

Thank tyrfelin1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a fabulous meal of Scorpion fish which was recommended by the Manager. Brought the fish to the table and then came back and let us know how much it would cost - 42 euros for the two of us with potatoes and vegetables. It...More

Thank wirralpam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant this is a family run restaurant that have got it right the staff are so knowledgable about the food and wine they serve it is a real pleasure to visit do not be put off by the location the food is...More

Thank john k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fresh fish on the BBQ. Fried garlic prawns are a delicious starter. We ate here twice during our 10 night stay nearby and would really recommend. Be sure to book to avoid disappointment.

1  Thank Clare S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky that a table of 6 didn't turn up so they adjusted the set up to accommodate 8 of us instead. The penne prawn au gratin were delicious, fresh succulent prawns. 3 of us had the fresh fish selection of the day which...More

Thank Mumuchuchu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a diner here and it was wonderful ! From the white sangria to the dessert everything was really good! Real taste of portuguese food !

Thank Claiclaiglop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little place at the harbor. They have a great selection of fresh fish all prepared on the BBQ. The staff is super friendly and the prices are very nice. Reservations are a must or come early.

Thank Yvon_Amsterdam
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The food is great and is also fairly priced, however we had a very bad waiter on our second visit. He did not know how to approach a couple of young guests and he made some questionable/inappropriate comments about my girlfriend. Mah, what to say...

Thank Stegoforo
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have visited A Ria for 4 years now and this year did not disappoint. Fresh fish on the bbq is my husbands favourite. I love the prawn cocktail. Friendly staff who always make us feel welcome.

Thank Kathy581
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Party of seven dined at this restaurant in August. out of the seven meals only two were passable. the Steak Portuguese style was about 50% gristle and when we commented about this to the waiter all he said was did you enjoy the sauce!! I...More

Thank saltyeagle
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sam b
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lynn D | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
just across the river there is a water taxi from portimao and the marina in praia da rocha.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 42
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Infante Santo 27 | Ferragudo Lagoa, Ferragudo 8400-252, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Ferragudo
  • Phone Number: +351 282 461 790
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A Ria is situated in Ferragudo along the quay side before the local market off the main square. Ferragudo is one of the most picturesque fishing villages in Portugal. A Ria is a small restaurant which compliment Ferragudo specializing in local Algarvean cuisine such as Cataplana & Monk fish rice, cuttlefish and clams is the specialty of the house. Your visit to Ferragudo and A Ria would not be complete with out tasting fresh fish grilled across the road, served with potatoes and salad but will be happy to provide home made chips and fresh vegetable if preferred. The menu caters for everyone with some excellent steak options and a small children's menu. A Ria prepares all the dishes at the time of order ensuring each dish is fresh NB.this can cause some delays in the height of the summer when the restaurant is full, you can take this time to relax and enjoy a drink or a bottle of good quality Portuguese wine. WiFi is now available. A Ria is currently closed on Mondays. To guarantee your table reservations are excepted.
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