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Marisqueira Casa Velha

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Rua 25 de Abril, n.0 13, Silves 8300, Portugal
+351(0)282 445491
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Fish Restaurant Near the Castle in Silves

Traditional fish restaurant in the centre of Silves close to the castle. The fish menu was very extensive with the option of live shellfish which came straight out of their tanks. There is meat options but they are limited compared to the fish menu. I had tuna which was cooked beautifully with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Traditional fish restaurant in the centre of Silves close to the castle. The fish menu was very extensive with the option of live shellfish which came straight out of their tanks. There is meat options but they are limited compared to the fish menu. I had tuna which was cooked beautifully with a tasty sauce to match, another diner had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Food looked good, but my Tuna seemed a bit over cooked, and my wife was disappointed not to get tomato on her side salad, despite the photos showing a slice of tomato. Nothing special, but reasonable prices.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We started here with an icy cold small beer each. Then we shared covers and a 1kg crab. Everyone enjoyed the crab. Then John ordered a giant kebab of squid and peppers which he really enjoyed. Moyra was disappointed with her mixed salad as it was a bit ordinary. My pork with mushroom cream sauce and buttery rice was delicious.... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

On a quick wander round Silves, decided on Casa Velha, close to the castle. Not the "prettiest" of restaurants but clean, tidy and a very friendly staff. Just wanted a quick lunch. "She who must be obeyed", opted for the fish fillet, had a VERY light batter, good portion of fries, rice(!) and salad. I chose Bitoque de Porc (... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Four of us went in the evening and ate from the 7.50 Euro menu. We had bread and olives followed by fish or veg soup then I had the pork escalopes which was served with rice and chips and which I loved. My partner had the mackerel which he really enjoyed and the other two had piri piri chicken which... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We always go to this under estimated restaurant whenever in Silves. excellent 7.50 euro set meal. Quirky humour, very good food. We have not strayed from the set menu (as we go at lunchtime) but am told the main menu is is excellent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

we went to silves for a sunshine break 1st week in march, the weather was beautiful and we had a smashing pavement meal of olives[ wife loves them] and fish for the main, superb both in quality and value, the service was good and attentive without being overbearing, thoroughly enjoyable experience, will be back for a replay in sept.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We are just resting back at our campsite after a quite splendid lunch at Casa Velha. I see the mixed reviews above, but our experience was very positive. We ate outside on the pavement under the canopy because we had our dog with us and it was a joy to watch the storks on a nearby rooftop. The weather was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have eaten here several times. And never been disappointed. The "Special menu" is three courses with a wide selection to chose from, beer/wine coffee and a port. €7.50 really good value. Theres always a warm welcome from the staff and they have a particularly wicked sense of humour. We have eaten from the main menu also, fresh cooked fish,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We went out for an inexpensive lunch after receiving a flyer advertising a fixed menu for € 7.5 per person. We had bread (a bit old) and olives (very nice) followed by fish soup (good), then chicken piri piri (good, with chips rice and salad) next came chocolate mousse (good) a nice espresso and glass of port (not so good)... More 

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Address: Rua 25 de Abril, n.0 13, Silves 8300, Portugal
Phone Number: +351(0)282 445491
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves

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  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril, n.0 13, Silves 8300, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Silves
  • Phone Number: +351(0)282 445491

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