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Praia da Ilha de Faro, Faro 8000, Portugal
289817760
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food, great prices, incredible location!

We went to try the "plate of the day" and kept on returning! The grilled sea bass is fabulous... The cataplana is also very fine. We are from France, so we know about dining out in local, small restaurants. O Paquete (means "Cruise Ship" in English, Paquebot in French) was a delicious voyage for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Ginny H
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Saint-Renan, France
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Saint-Renan, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We went to try the "plate of the day" and kept on returning! The grilled sea bass is fabulous... The cataplana is also very fine. We are from France, so we know about dining out in local, small restaurants. O Paquete (means "Cruise Ship" in English, Paquebot in French) was a delicious voyage for our dining pleasure. Go for the... More 

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London
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63 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I had lunch with my wife at the Paquete and we were really impressed with the value. We had Cataplana de Marisco, which is very traditional in the Algarve. It is sort of see food stew. The portions are gigantic. The portion for one person was enough for both of us!! The restaurant has a nice esplanade in front of... More 

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Bovingdon, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Right on the beach. Fantastic uninterrupted panoramic outlook. Service slow, and a bit of a joke, and the food satisfactory, but never mind, what a view!! Try the sobramesa a paquete for dessert - profiteroles with cream and ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

My Partner and I have been here on several occasions, and really enjoy sitting within a couple of meters of the shore line. The service is always friendly, and the food always freshly prepared. I recommend sharing a large Turin of shellfish soup- a bargain in at just over 9 euro's. The toasted sandwiches have to be seen to be... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Well priced and tasty afternoon snack. Quick and pleasant service. Well located by the beach with wifi which was a huge plus for our teens!

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I have been waiting to be served in this restaurante for now 45 minutes and am still waiting, I am a relaxed and layed back person but I feel such a lack of respect watching 3 people with the same orders served before me coming 20 minutes after me, I am so shocked and it has completely put a complete... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Stopped in at o Paquete without a recommendation, couldn't be more pleased. There is a restaurant indoors but we chose the terrace with the sea literally 20 metres from our table. The menu is varied, catering for many different tastes. The food was excellent and great value, €9 for sea bream or sea bass. We will be back.

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Portugal
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28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We have been going to this restaurant now for over8 years and just love it. It's brilliant location on Faro Beach coupled with excellent friendly staff and great food, the combination makes for a great meal out. Having a letting business in the Algarve, we also recommend many of our guests visit this restaurant and we have never ever received... More 

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Santa Bárbara de Nexe, Faro, Portugal
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44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Fresh flish and meat as well as snacks, sandwiches, toasties and fries. Something for all the family. Very reasonable prices with glorious views of the beach and sea. Great fir watching the evening sun go down.

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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Praia de Faro isn’t one of those places that many, other than the cogniscenti, get to. Cross the single track bridge on the road off the roundabout at the airport and you are in skater/surfer dude territory. Turn to your left as you get onto the Praia and go 600metres to O Paquete, which faces the beach up a set... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Praia da Ilha de Faro, Faro 8000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: 289817760

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