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Restaurante O Marinheiro

Estrada da Praia da Coelha | Sesmarias 350h, Albufeira 8200-385, Portugal
351 289 592 350
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Ranked #74 of 573 restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $33
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Decorated in a charmingly rustic style with hints here and there of the Algarve's nautical past, the O MARINHEIRO Restaurant, at Sesmarias in Albufeira, was founded over a decade ago and since then has enjoyed an excellent reputation throughout the region.The menu comprises a delicious selection of national and international dishes; all prepared using only the freshest seasonal ingredients and includes a children's selection for our younger guests. Our friendly multilingual staff invites you to begin your evening with a drink at our well-stocked bar whilst you browse our menu or make your selection from our specialities of the day.Our "garrafeira" is richly supplied with many good Portuguese wines and the waiters will be more than happy to assist you in choosing the most appropriate to accompany your meal.Adjacent to the main dining area of the restaurant there is a delightful shady garden terrace, an air-conditioned winter-garden and a playground for the children.
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89% Recommend
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Hollywood, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW via mobile

We loved the freshness of the food, the variety of things we wanted to eat and the service from the staff. So good we are there twice. The cataplana is a must, just be sure to bring a huge appetite! The dish was for 2 people and could have fed 4! Also the goat's cheese and fig pasty tart was... More

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Pipe Gate
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Found the restaurant last year whilst staying at the Bhia Grande hotel nearby. The range of fresh fish dishes was overwhelming absolutely fantastic, the restaurant was spotlessly clean and presented to a very high standard. Obviously I went back in June 2014

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This restaurant does not look much from the outside and is off the beaten track but is well worth a visit. There are different dishes on the menu and they are reasonably priced. I had the beef fillet and it was gorgeous. Prices are average with the UK but worth it. Service was very good as well.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We go here year after year and are rarely less than completely satisfied. I think it's a Swiss lady managing it and a Portuguese man as chef. In any case it has an authentic food Portuguese feel combined with a well-run restaurant. The price is higher than most restaurants in the area but it is most respects superior.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Michelin guide is a bible for foodies! I call myself one of them. Did my research and decided to visit the restaurant.Restaurant from outside looks like it was built in living 4 bedroom house. Inside interior looks very good. Nice tidy and clean. Table cloths sparkling glasses etc. service good too. And now the most important thing.....food. That's why I... More

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

They got the order wrong which they denied. Prawns were substituted for salmon and I was looking forward to lamb. As my wife is allergic to shellfish I offered to swap meals to safe delay and waste. When the bill came no allowance was made for my understanding. Strange and bizarre management attitude.

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Preston, England.
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

We love this restaurant and we always pay a visit when in the Sesmarias and Albufeira area and have done for nearly 10 years. The restaurant is lovely inside and out and the service is good too. The only reason I didn't give 5 stars for this visit was because our veg on the main course was luke warm at... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

good friendly service , always busy so book early as we wanted a table of 10 on the first night in sesmarias but was fully booked so booked for later in the week , the salmon was excellent so were the puddings nice atmosphere good wifi

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Pleasant interior, good friendly service, good menu selection. We tried to get a table the previous evening but they were full, we booked for the next night and again it was busy. That says it all. Good food and a good evening. Would we go back again. Yes.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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160 reviews 160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Surpringly pleasant. Good food with good service. The owner simply knew how to treat the new guests having a small visit at the table for food explanation. And we enjoyed the meal so much that we also had another meal during our stay for vacation in the Algarve. The choice was small but excellent, both Fish and Meat in a... More

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