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O Murta

Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
+351 289 823 480
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“swordfish” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 2018

We went there twice while on holidays in Faro, the fish and seafood is fresh, they serve local wines, the prices are very reasonable, both times we paid less then 50 euros for two starters, two mains and a bottle of wine. Do not expect...More

Thank Tatjana K
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Bargain price for lovely fresh fish . 9 sardines for 8€ . My wife and her friend both indulged in the sardines while I tried the cuttlefish and my friend the swordfish , all of us very satisfied and the house wine was great ....More

3  Thank DodgieJohn
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I went here based on the other reviews but left disappointed. The fish stew was a tasteless, watery mess. The swordfish I had, (my favourite) lacked flavour as though it was old/frozen for a long time, and it was drenched in olive oil - a...More

1  Thank AdrianJF
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Look passed the fasard and step inside. It is what it is local authentic Portuguese food reasonable price and fresh, more cafe style than restaurant. Great meal

Thank carolmerchant18
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

After being unsuccessful in other restaurants we found O Murat. The place was full but the owner found some room for us. It is not fancy at all but the quality and freshness of the food is very good. The sizes of the plates are...More

Thank KLdR
Reviewed 30 March 2018

A traditional Portuguese restaurant, nothing fancy but good food and value for money. We shared an excellent fish cataplana and the desserts were interesting too. Friendly and welcoming service.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Simple place, service and dishes, good price. Nothing fancy but genuine, and in turistic cities like Faro sometimes we really look for a restaurant that has a traditional flawor. The glass of white wine i've asked was full, the owner were absolutly kind, fresh fish...More

Thank Marzia B
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Leaving the tourist marina area and walking up an increasingly grafittie'd street toward the bus terminus it's easy to miss O Murta. It's unassuming and where Portuguese families go to eat so you know the food is simple but authentic in every way. There is...More

Thank bensontheboxer
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Good, honest Portuguese food at a very fair price made/ cooked to order. If you want and like fancy poncey then go elsewhere.

Thank LustySpringfield
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is not a place for people who wear Gucci and Dior. Very simple, very authentic! This meal was like travelling back in time. This was Algarve at its best 30 years ago. I didn't have the seafood that well prepared in a very long...More

1  Thank Boris B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Infante Dom Henrique 136, Faro 8000-363, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 289 823 480
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Description
Slightly out of the main centre of Faro, but worth the short walk
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