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“Fish Rodizio (All You Can Eat)”

Restaurante o Tintol
Ranked #51 of 401 Restaurants in Faro
Cuisines: Portuguese, Seafood
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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We found the restaurant through trip advisor's 10 best Faro restaurants list. After confirming with the hotel's front desk staff that this is one of the best local restaurants for fish, and were told it has seafood rodizio service, we drove about 15 minutes (from Faro) to the restaurant. Although the front of the restaurant doesn't look much, the restaurant has 2 large dining rooms.

The rodizio was 10 Euros per person where we savored a variety of fish (including sea bass, sea bream, salmon, tuna, sardines), octopus, and cuttlefish brought out in multiple rounds by the server. I personally had 6 servings of fish and seafood. Our friendly waiter Pedro recommended a fizzy white wine while we also enjoyed a pitcher of delicious sangria. Including also 2 beers, cover charges of bread with cured cheese, salads, and 4 desserts, the total bill was 90 Euros. This was the best fish buffet I have ever had.

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

Great for people who love fish, not me, I asked for meat and was pretty surprised with the quality, worth trying.

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Excellent all you can eat fish restaurant, also has excellent a la carte dishes. The service is professional and helpful. Our favourite Algarve restaurant. Extremely good value.

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3  Thank Annie M
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

This is the find of the week!! We were driving from Faro to Olhao and as we turned off the N125 we noticed this unassuming place with lots of cars outside. As it looked busy we stopped to have a look. What a surprise!!! The front of the property hides the huge interior. There is seating inside and outside with shaded area. There is a huge outdoor BBQ with every type of fish imaginable. It was packed full ,with over 120 people seated . The waiters are busy walking around serving fresh fish on a platter. We didnt quite know what to order . We neednt have worried . The waiter asked if we would like to see the fish selection . We said "Yes". 2 minutes later he came over with an amazing selection of freshly barbecued fish, Seabass, seabream, Mackerel , salmon and squid.
He served us with the Sebass , walked off. It was absolutely delicious! Cooked to perfection with a drizzle of olive oil, garlic and sea salt. A delicious bowl of salad and new potatoes arrived to go with it. 5 minutes later he came round again with a new selection of freshly cooked fish He served us the Seabream. Again, it was delicious. The next time he came we said " Please no more, we are completely full" he wouldn't take No for an answer and served us with BBQ 'd Mackerel I dont normally like Mackerel but this was truly delicious. We didnt have a clue how much this was all going to cost but it was so good we didnt really mind as it was an experience we will never forget. When he gave us the bill we could hardly believe our eyes! 10 euros a head for all that fish. How can they manage to do it.
If you have room ,try their delicious home made desserts. Scrumptious!!
Will we go back? YES YES YES

8  Thank Foodie042
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

Algarve is a touristic area where is really hard to find cheap + fresh + good grilled fish. This Restaurant is the "exception that confirms the rule". For 10€ you´ll eat whatever you can ....and really good and fresh fish !!!!!. The staff is fabulous (when you say "ok...that´s enough...", you´ll get an answer like: "already ?...no chance !!...just wait for some (from cod fish to sardines..), ... that are just being grilled"..!). Wine choice really good. Each time I have to go to Faro this is the Restaurant to go if you like fresh fish. Even to someone like me that doesn´t eat much, it pays. I do hope the management won´t change.....:)))

6  Thank José B
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