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O Pirata

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European, Portuguese
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Aldeia dos Navegantes | Volta dos Planatos, Vilamoura, Portugal
+351 289 31 31 81
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 20
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  • 9
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A mixed experience

Visited here twice in the past week as it was located about 3 minutes away from our apartment block. I would recommend booking in advance as it was very busy both nights. Our fist visit was wonderful and I can't fault it, the location is gorgeous set in a quiet residential area, with a lovely vined... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Terrible I mean terrible service 2 hrs before food arrived after being told 45min wait because busy decided to stay but unfortunately they ignored us most of the evening. Lovely Portuguese family tried to intervene and get them to speed up and serve us but all to no avail. Well the food when it did arrive was good but really... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Had been staying close by for the last 2 years and it became a regular, decided to stay a little further away this year and made the effort to cycle there. 1st time was 'okay', service okay, almost trying too hard and waiter desperate to tell all the tables about trip advisor, 2nd time nothing really went well for them.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Visited here twice in the past week as it was located about 3 minutes away from our apartment block. I would recommend booking in advance as it was very busy both nights. Our fist visit was wonderful and I can't fault it, the location is gorgeous set in a quiet residential area, with a lovely vined area set beside the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely gutted. Been visiting this restaurant for the past four years on many many occasions with our children because we have always loved it but this, our most recent visit will probably be our last. Service was a shambles with the waiters, although friendly enough, having no ability to retain any orders given to them which led to many mistakes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Down a very quiet side street is this friendly stylish restaurant. The young waiter's are very helpful and explain honestly about the dishes on offer... I can recommend the lamb chops and the chef's special sea bass for 2... Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We'd read good things about this place but even though it's just around the corner we hadn't visited on our first week. Bit of a mistake as the food was excellent. 3 of us had steak which was cheaper than it is in a lot of places and was well cooked and substantial. It was cooked in a light tasty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Thought we would give it a try as reviews were good. It was ok - however ate better meals with better atmosphere and outlook in Villamoura for about the same price. Food was very salty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited here twice on our recent holiday....wished we found it soon as we would have home everyday! Wonderful for families with a kids pool and large pool and a trampoline. Fantastic friendly service and the food was the best we had in Vilamoura. The sparkling sangria was to die for!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great place to go especially if you have children as there is a swimming pool and trampoline which our grandchildren made full use off. Service was very friendly in fact on a second visit the chef showed the children how to make a flower out of a tomato. All food was freshly prepared and enjoyed by all of us. Thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Wonderful food here, really nice choice and selection. Very friendly and helpful staff too. Will definitely return as also very good value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Aldeia dos Navegantes | Volta dos Planatos, Vilamoura, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 31 31 81

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

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