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Praia da Ilha de Faro, Faro 8000, Portugal
289817760
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  • 7
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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
Most recent review
Excellent food, great view and great value

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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London
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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89 reviews 89 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
2 helpful votes 2 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

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 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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176 reviews 176 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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Almancil, Portugal
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141 reviews 141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

The location of this restaurant is amazing, however the food and staff service needs some work. The menu items are NOT reasonably priced, but I guess you pay for the beach front location. The staff are slow to seat you, slow to take your order and extremely SLOW in bringing out the food. Not to mention that when your order... 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

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