Just another menu do dia...fish n pork

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  1. Dazzlin

    Dazzlin Funster Life Member

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    Faz Gosto is just around the corner from the southern car park in Faro, camper contact 10757.

    We did this place a couple of years ago. Came across it by accident and Lynne spotted the lunch special menu, or 'menu almoca' so we gave it a go.
    Today in Faro not really expecting the offer to still be on we headed in that direction at around 'lunchtime'. An uninspiring exterior is misleading.
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    Yup, deal still on - we're in!!

    The first thing you get is the olive oil with a splash of balsamic for dipping, poured at the table. Wine and water is included in the deal.

    We both had Camenbert salad starters.
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    Lynne had the special of 'belly of tuna' which came with three nice bits of tuna, clams and prawns. The waitress filled her bowl...
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    and then left about the same again in the tureen on the table! It made her day on discovering the large prawns had heads and tails on but the middle had been shelled!
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    I chose the sucullent pig cheeks...
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    We finished with tiramasu and poached pear
    followed by coffee.
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    This place is michelin (and Darren & Lynne) recommended but no stars yet.

    So in the style of @Robert Clark, (like the rest of the post) what do you think the bill came to? - bearing in mind we had linen tablecloth AND napkins.
     
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    Dazzlin Funster Life Member

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    Each? Remember the linen.
     
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    €35 and Daz I dribbled when reading that (from the mouth).
     
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    €36 total.

    Those pork cheeks looked good. I am working on the guess that, like France, the lunch menu of the day is a whole lot cheaper than an evening meal à la carte.:whistle:
     
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    €50...all looks delicious.
     
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    €48 total would of been more but no chips
     
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    Check this place out in Armacao de Pera, Casa de Pasto Ze Leiteiro, all you can eat fish restaurant, couldnt get in when here last year. In this order we had Sea Bass, Squid Halibut sea Mackerel Salmon plus potatoes, tomato salad bread.one off price €12.50 the aire is about 300yds away at €1.50 great reviews on trip adviser
     
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    Cripes!

    That much!

    That's what we call here in Central Portugal

    "Algarve Prices". :rofl:

    JJ :cool:
     
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    Dazzlin Funster Life Member

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    €15 each.
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    Well worth splashing out for a joint birthday celebration (april and october), and wedding anniversary (october)...
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    Because she's worth it!
     
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    I wasn't that far out only €3 each, but not bad for what you got
     
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    Prize duly awarded. You now have to post your next meal.

    We are now now on a €7/night site (oh the shame) and it will be another couple of month before we can eat again!
     
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    You will have to wait until June when we go on holiday will post our first meal away

    Joe
     
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