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Vila Nova

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Estrada do Paraiso | Vila Nova, Carvoeiro 8400-556, Portugal
282356011
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Today
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and service

Another charming meal served with professionalism and character. the fresh fish is always a real treat as is the setting

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
James B
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Another charming meal served with professionalism and character. the fresh fish is always a real treat as is the setting

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This restaurant is well worth seeking out. Luckily it was near our villa and had been recommended by the villa owner. It was the best restaurant we ate at in the area especially if you like fresh fish - the head waiter shows you the fish on arrival for you to see the freshness! Other choices were just as good.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We visited villa nova again on our holiday this year and once again it was the best meal of our holiday. Fresh, tasty food and reasonably priced. Anibal the owner is really friendly but a couple of his waiting staff this year let him down a bit. But still a great restaurant.

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Wokingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Each year we visit this restaurant we are never disappointed. There is something for all tastes. The fresh fish- sea bass/tuna/bream/salmon are all excellent. The garlic prawns ,pork fillet, lamb,ribs all delicious and the steak Portuguese mouth watering. I have tried them all! The staff are friendly warm and welcoming and the price list very reasonable. We have eaten in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We have 3 visits here so far out of our 2 week holiday , we stumbled across it looking for another place , we got a table first night no booking , staff attentive , speak perfect English , which was helpful but we did try speaking Portuguese to them all which they were delighted with , fresh fish ever... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visited Vila Nova last year and returned again this year. Despite it's strange location (right next to a swimming pool) the meal we had was one of the best in Carvoeiro. Starters ranged from curried prawns to homemade pate, garlic mushrooms and soup - all very tasty. We then had a pallet cleanser: peach sorbet, which they did without... More 

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Fifield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Visited Vila Nova 3 times during our 9 day stay at Monte Santo. As per usual... Excellent! The fresh fish delicious. Anibal even produced the Black Bass I requested on our last evening. Staff and service very good too. The best restaurant in Carvoeiro if you like fish. Really good value for money.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were staying at Vila Nova recently and ate at the restaurant twice in ten days. Fresh fish was some of the best we are in Portugal and the prices are very reasonable. Well worth seeking out as better than many of the restaurants in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The quality of the fresh fish and the flavour of the food was very good. The staff were friendly and we would visit again...

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Port Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We eat in Vila Nova restaurant every time we are in Carvoeiro and have never been disappointed. This year we ate 3 nights and the food is excellent especially the fresh fish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada do Paraiso | Vila Nova, Carvoeiro 8400-556, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: 282356011

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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