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Restaurante Brisa do Rio

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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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About
Situated in a quiet street near the banks of Tavira, in the small terrace is one of its greatest charms, but also has a large interior room.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews steak clams rack of lamb piri piri prawns tuna sea bass sole ham seafood potatoes bread ice cream pudding roof terrace rushed off their feet ate here book in advance
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Turned up early for our meal to be told the restaurant did not have our booking. The waiting staff were quite cheeky until evidence was shown to the manager that he had accepted our reservation. I now see from other reviews that this is not...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Audreyham
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I see from other reviews that this has happened to others so just be aware! I'd booked a table for 9 of us for a birthday meal and when we arrived I was very rudely told that i hadn't booked. When I found proof on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Gill P
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I was so upset that although I had booked a table ( in person) 10 days previously, they had no record of my booking! The service was very slow and not the best when they deemed to serve us. They didn’t have the wine or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank tjlct
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal at this roof terrace restaurant. Friendly service and clearly popular as it was completely full by 8pm. Reservations are essential! Food was delicious and really well presented. Wine was good and waiters were helpful in their recommendations. Eating outside in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

It is hard to believe that such a gem of a restaurant could be found down this grotty road away from all the other restaurants. Booking is essential and we found out why when the food arrived. The restaurant is on the roof of a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank helmalc2016
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Myself and 31 others ate here for a recent pre-wedding meal. The staff worked endlessly to ensure we were well looked after. We weren't told what dishes would be coming out which made it even more fun. Clams, Prawns, breads, Poached peaches with goats cheese...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cecely J
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Have been previously and it was excellent, was disappointed to some degree last night, drinks service was very slow. I know it was busy, but maybe extra staff should help out! I had prawns on skewers which didn’t taste of anything and served with vegetables...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 111merylb
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great food, service and price. Well best meal of the holiday and typically discovered it on our last night! Would highly recommend wine is extremely reasonable too :)

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Had a booking for 9:30. Were seated in a dark corner and then completely ignored for 45 minutes. I complained twice to the waiter who shrugged and said he couldn’t help and that it was up to his boss. Other people arriving after us were...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Heather_and_Jon
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Was sat upstairs on the terrace , which was very nice on a summer evening. We were lucky that we did not have a smoker near us. ( why can't smokers just pop outside for a cigarette?? ) Service is very disorganised. They are trying...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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14 October 2018|
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Response from SBCBScotland | Reviewed this property |
Haven't seen it open for lunch.
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johnz548
13 August 2017|
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Response from cazbaz2 | Reviewed this property |
John - I hope you got booked. I am a TA reviewer rather than the restaurant Regards Carole
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