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Faz Gostos Faro

Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
+351 914 133 668
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed squid” (9 reviews)
“creme brulee” (9 reviews)
“duck” (15 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited in a group of 8 and enjoy a degustation menu from starters to 2 main courses and sweets. The white wine from Alentejo was delicious. The restaurant is located within an historic and monumental area of Faro. Decoration was nice and the service...More

Thank Joao C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have had a very good dinner at this Restaurant. It is located in the historic old part of the city in a beautiful decorated restaurant. We enjoyed a very relaxed evening although you need to be aware that due to the proximity of the...More

Thank Böhnli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately I have to write negative review. How I wish not to do so. Posh, overpriced but sadly for no reason. My meal- linguini had no taste. And I really mean NO. For that price it’s shameless.

Thank Michaela B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good restaurant, excellent menu and extensive wine list. Very good cocktails made by a guy who knows his stuff. As good as it is undoubtedly is, we found it just a tad less welcoming than some of it's neighbours. However, there is nothing actually...More

Thank FurbyTDi
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This was a real treat and we sat outside in the old town. Service was friendly and we felt well looked after. The food was delicious and altogether it was a very enjoyable experience

Thank HazelValvona
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Well, this has always been a favourite over the years, especially with the set menus. However, although some of the dishes have improved as it went rather downhill, others didn't have much taste at all. The service has always seemed as if it was worth...More

Thank RoamingEU
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We decided to try this restaurant because it is rated as 2 Michelin stars - not sure how they got this though. We ordered gin and tonic whilst we looked at the menu and chose our wine. However, that wasn't simple as we had to...More

1  Thank Wendy A
RestauranteFazGostos, Proprietário at Faz Gostos Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

You are wrong in the restaurant. Ours does not have Michelin stars, nor do our dishes aim for such a distinction. In fact we serve food in more quantity and with another type of confection.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Ate here several times whilst holidaying for a week in Faro. The first time we sat outside and it was very quiet...the food and service were very good. The next time we ate inside...did not like the harsh overhead lighting as it was not conducive...More

Thank JlizW
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was one of the evening's, where I just wanted to give myself a nice treat. I was welcomed nicely on a beautiful setting and friendly waiter. I ordered "xarem con almejas" and "magret de pato con figos". Then the disappointment started, it came right...More

1  Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

amazing food and nice wine. the wine was good and the restaurant was in the old town of Faro Service was good

Thank MetteVagn-Hansen
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Questions & Answers
15 May 2017|
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Response from RestauranteFazGostos | Property representative |
Hi there, We do have a new Menu coming on by the end of the month. We will have 2 taster Menus on it. Thank you to all. Kind regards Cristina Lourenço
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17 February 2017|
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Response from RestauranteFazGostos | Property representative |
Hello there, We are closed on sundays sir. I'm Sorry.
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7 October 2016|
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Response from peter g | Reviewed this property |
yes it is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Castelo 13 | Old Town, Faro 8000-243, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 914 133 668
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The FazGostos Restaurant is located in the heart of Faro's Old Town, where it explores the concept of typical portuguese cooking with some french cuisine twists. The cozy ambience, complemented with a friendly staff and classic and contemporary decoration throughout the dining room, turns the place in an ideal location for a business lunch or a more intimate dinner. The cooking, inspired by local food, elaborates plates for all kinds of taste, which present familiar flavours complemented with a modern touch. The restaurant also offers the possibility of visiting its wonderful wine cave, which will definitely have something suitable to your taste.
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