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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura 8125-419, Portugal
289 322 689
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Ranked #8 of 147 Restaurants in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great place for families or couples . Antonio & staff are the best . Always busy & well priced . Very clean

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great food here ,went 3 nights in a row its that good !!!! The staff are also very friendly as well and it's also very well priced

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Tucked away in the corner by an apartment block A carpa is a nice little resturant run by 3 great guys! Me and my partner have been coming here for 3 years now when we visit. The food is great. The only negative I would say is that their isn't much choice on the menu. But even still it's one... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Only getting round to reviewing . Visited in June with my family . Staff were incredibly helpful and friendly ..playing tricks on our 10year old . Any time we visited it was very busy, we went next door for drinks and Waited for a call when a table became available The food was always tasty, well presented and a good... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate at this restaurant on 3 occasions it is a family run restaurant and this shows in the care they take to make sure you have a great time. What I would say is you need to book as it gets busy especially in the high season keep up the good work guys hopefully see you soon

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Bournemouth
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have been coming here since 2001 to eat at this restaurant with the many golf groups that have come with me , It has a small menu and is very popular with the ex pats in the area so you must book your table or you end up waiting . The food is very good and they will even... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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91 reviews 91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place was packed as usual. Book or you will be in for a wait and go hungry. Food as always was exceptional. I have been going for two years and the staff are still the same, always helpful, polite and efficient. It may not be the prettiest setting, but the prices are so good. So if you don't want... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ate here first night, and was knocked out by food and friendliness of staff.Beautiful food,huge portions!! Have to book table due to popularity but well worth the visit.Now on 7th night,7 more to go and working way through the menu.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We have just come back from Portugal and we were lucky enough. to choose the restauant on the first evening and went back every evening - it was great to be able to reserve a table and the restaurant was so popular we were glad we did. We were staying at the Eden Village apartments and it was only a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I ate here this week as it was close to where we were staying. Very friendly staff and the mixed kebab was excellent. I had the Portuguese steak which was nice but not a great piece of steak which did let it down slightly. As a whole, a pleasant experience.

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

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