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A Carpa

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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura 8125-419, Portugal
289 322 689
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic
Description: A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat...
A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Good menu and restaurant frequented predominantly by tourists . In season booking essential its that popular ! Depending on when you visit tables both outside and in

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 10, 2015
Tony G
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Good menu and restaurant frequented predominantly by tourists . In season booking essential its that popular ! Depending on when you visit tables both outside and in

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Thank Tony G
Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Very friendly atmosphere and excellent food made it a superb evening.It was busy and staff clearly enjoy their work. A good menu and superb value for money. No wonder so many customers were regulars. Kebabs were amazing

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Great meal again, service really good. Have been going for a few years now maybeiys time the played around with the menu a little

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Thank tdleon
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

We were reading the menu outside the restaurant and approached by a member of the staff. He was pleased to answer our questions and we decided to book a table (on his recommendation). We returned at 7:30pm only to find an almost full restaurant apart from 2 tables with the Resavado card displayed. Greeted by Antonio who guided us to... More 

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Thank Jeffers4134
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We have been eating here for many many years and once again were nit disappointed. Antonio, Joseph and Georges are just so welcoming, its like going home! Most people there were returning customers, which says a lot. We had the tenderloin, swordfish and steak, all of which were delicious. Will be returning next year for sure.

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Thank SHIRLEY B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Even though you are spoilt for choice, A Carpa is still the go to place for a simple but superb meal at a great price, served with genuine warmth. A free port afterwards and Antonio will keep you chatting for ages!

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Thank KipperJohn
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We visited the restaurant several times while in Vilamoura and was so popular we had to book some nights. The food is excellent, atmosphere is very good, and prices are extremely reasonable. All the staff are lovely and liked to have a joke, and will definitely be going back when we visit next May. Well worth a visit.

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Thank arcade186364
Ely, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Some good well presented food served by friendly staff. The fish dishes are the specially, which are fresh & well cooked. A real pleasure to eat there.

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Thank Ian F
Tamworth, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

we when into the restaurant twice and had a typical Portugues meal which was very enjoyable, the staff were very friendly and helpful .

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Thank Michael E
Heckmondwike-West Yorkshire
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76 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Very enjoyable meals here at a reasonable price. Antonio and Joseph are allways very welcoming. The steak with Mushroom Sauce is a big favourite of mine and also the Swordfish. Clams as a starter are delicious . Give it a go. You won't be dissapointed.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura 8125-419, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: 289 322 689

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic

Description

A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.

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