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O Pirata

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Aldeia dos Navegantes | Volta dos Planatos, Vilamoura, Portugal
+351 289 31 31 81
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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
Most recent review
Excellent!

We visit vilamoura every 6 months and pirata is definitely a favourite! We like to go late afternoon/ early evening - usually when the BBQ grill is first fired up, this way it's usually quiet and the kids can have a dip in the pool & play on the trampoline. If there's any dish I would recommend it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
JH2015
via mobile
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

We visit vilamoura every 6 months and pirata is definitely a favourite! We like to go late afternoon/ early evening - usually when the BBQ grill is first fired up, this way it's usually quiet and the kids can have a dip in the pool & play on the trampoline. If there's any dish I would recommend it would be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Fantastic restaurant. It is tucked away but what a find the food is beautiful we ate here a number of times on our holiday trying different meals and they where all delicious. Great for kids there is a trampoline and swimming pool to use anytime and they are child friendly!!! Lovely relaxing and spacious you are not cramed together. The... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I don't know where Tony H went but this was one of the best eating experiences I have ever had. My Rib eye was cooked to perfection, as were the meals of all my companions. The staff were brilliant, the service superb and the atmosphere amazing. We ate here 3 time in 9 days and have it definitely on our... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Don't no were to start must be the worst meal every had we were recommend by friend so we got a taxi the driver tried to talk us out of going there but we said no we will try it. After all it got good reviews on trip adviser. We had the ribeye it was tough and full of salt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

We found this place by mistake as our hotel did not tell us about this gem. Returned four times in ten days. Being disappointed with the pool where we were staying, we were delighted to be able to spend the day relaxing by the pool at O Pirata sipping cocktails and enjoying an amazing lunch for good value in beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My wife, Daughter and I visited Pirata this evening. We both had garlic mushrooms followed by a BBQed Rib Eye steak. We both thought the food was fantastic and the service was great too. Two starters, two mains a soup for our baby and two beers all came to let's than €60 I would recommend to anyone but especially anyone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great food, really well prepared and cooked. I would recommend this to anyone staying in vilamoura particularly if you're staying at the Hilton as it is literally round the corner and the Hilton food is under par. We've eaten here several times and every time the food and service has been superb. Lovely and welcoming staff, very clean place. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Friendly staff. Starts are from the region and excellent. Food is very tasty. Location is off the beaten path but worth it. just down the street from the Hilton Vilamoura.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly waitress but needed help looking after food and drink service for 6 tables on her own - had to remind her about drinks we had asked for on 2 separate occasions. Food was nice, nice setting and reasonably priced, just a shame that the service let it down. Dreadful Carte d'Or dessert menu rears its head again in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Myself and my mother have been visiting the same area in Portugal for 19 years, since I was very young, and have always had a fabulous meal cooked by George. Though this years trip was my first to see George and Monica at the O'Pirata, it was just as good as I remembered when they were based at the Mar... More 

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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: Portuguese

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?