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Fortaleza da Luz Restaurante

Avenida Dos Pescadores, No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
+351 282 789 926
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Dos Pescadores, No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for Sunday lunch. Wonderful specials including salad and either meat or fish and dessert for 15.50 euros. It was a beautiful warm sunny day and the ocean views were beautiful. We were lucky to be able to sit outside. Food was very good...More

Thank Lizzypumpkin
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited on Valentine's Day and ordered the set 3 course lunch for about 15 euros. We both had the tuna mixed salad for starters...then I had the fish option which was 3 filets with peas,carrots,potatoes all in a delicious corriander sauce. My hubby enjoyed mixed...More

Thank Hilary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal at the Fortaleza whilst in Luz. Unfortunately couldn't get the popular spot outside as we had not booked but the views as the sun was setting were beautiful, luckily the restaurant inside had so much character it did not matter. Reasonably...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Came here a couple of times whilst in Luz for a week on holiday. Delightful setting - nice for a drink outside first, and then inside for 6 of us with a great menu and really excellent food options - the most wonderful fish soup,...More

Thank dbhettle
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited this restaurant every year now for the past 10yrs. Fabulous location great food very friendly staff and a lovely setting. Jazz played every Sunday just adds to the relaxed atmosphere...very popular.

Thank eric t
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had a lovely meal in this restaurant that is situated in a building full of ancient character. The menu was good and the fish dish of the day was yummy!!

Thank Dal503
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic views over the sea. Staff were great and didn’t have the set lunch menu. We ate fantastic prawn cocktail with mixed grilled seafood and my husband had steak with pepper sauce which was cooked perfectly and lovely bottle of local wine. The position of...More

Thank dianeb234
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I'm a regular visitor to this restaurant and enjoy the laid back but friendly and efficient style. Particularly good for a Sunday midday when you can enjoy their Jazz lunch in the garden and terrace, overlooking the fabulous sea view - brilliant.

Thank William O
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good, but not exceptional, service was slow and impersonal, not once were we asked if everything was ok. Disappointing as the location is one of the best in Luz, unlikely to visit again.

Thank Alistair C
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Slow service, nice food, unstandard quality on drinks. Wanted a nice drink but I don´t know what I goT in the glass. Definately not the Strawberry Daiquiri iI asked if they coud make before I ordered it. Very nice food though to go with the...More

Thank pyttip
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Dos Pescadores, No 3 | Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-130, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
  • Phone Number: +351 282 789 926
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17th Century Fortress serving traditional Portuguese; freshly prepared, locally sourced with breath taking views across the coastline.
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