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Praia da Ilha de Faro, Faro 8000, Portugal
289817760
Today
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 17
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great view with average food

If you're cruising the Faro beach hoping for a friendly spot to grab a bite and watch the ocean then this is a great place to do it! The staff are friendly as ever and they have a bit more space than other places so you may be able to grab an umbrella. Here's the thing on food... The rice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Cpucc001
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Rapla County, Estonia
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28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Both delightful. Food was lovely, very generous portions and attractively served. Staff solicitous and friendly, really appreciated the blanket as I was determined to see the sunset. ( actually views very good indoors too) Mix of locals and tourists, great coffee and desserts Do try this place!

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Rapla County, Estonia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you're cruising the Faro beach hoping for a friendly spot to grab a bite and watch the ocean then this is a great place to do it! The staff are friendly as ever and they have a bit more space than other places so you may be able to grab an umbrella. Here's the thing on food... The rice... More 

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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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142 reviews 142 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Praia da Ilha de Faro, Faro 8000, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: 289817760
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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