We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Camillo's Italian Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Rua Francisco Filipe Viegas 12, Almancil 8135, Portugal
+ 351 289 356 458
Website
Today
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 114 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Camillo has retired, now called '2 Ducks'. Still excellent food, great value and a very similar menu.

Camillo has retired, but is still in the restaurant most evenings! Everyone else working in the restaurant remains the same, the food is very similar and remains remarkable value. The decor has changed a little, but it has been done tastefully. The chef has not changed, the food was tasty and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
MV1961
,
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
Add Photo Write a Review

114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brentwood, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Camillo has retired, but is still in the restaurant most evenings! Everyone else working in the restaurant remains the same, the food is very similar and remains remarkable value. The decor has changed a little, but it has been done tastefully. The chef has not changed, the food was tasty and decent portions. Five of us went in for dinner,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We recently visited Camillo's restaurant with friends who have been many times over several years. We were warmly welcomed by Camillio and his excellent staff. The food was fabulous and very good value. I had veal which was excellent. At the end of the evening we were presented with a glass of port (bottle left on the table for a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Galway, Ireland
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Camilo is the perfect host and it's an ideal place for family's It's got everything steaks fish pasta and pizza And enjoy a nice complimentary glass if port after your dinner with the bottle left on your table in case you fancy two

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic home cooked Italian food. I told Camillo how much I enjoyed his langoustine spinachi when I visited last year and even though it was not on the menu tonight he had it made for me. Just as tasty as I remembered. Camillo is a force of nature, the ultimate host. Please visit his restaurant if you are in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited Camillo's because we fancied a good pizza/pasta dish and the majority of reviews were great. Unfortunately, we were the only people in the restaurant on a Friday night which detracted from the experience we were expecting. That being said, Camillo and the staff were very welcoming. We shared baked mushrooms with bacon and Gorgonzola and they were delicious... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

I have to say that I agree with all the other average reviews written here so far. I can't give it any higher rating and I do struggle to understand those that have given higher. That said, Camillo is extremely friendly and welcoming and is clearly trying his best to offer a good service. I loved the place and I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great home cooked food in a wonderful family atmosphere. Camillo makes sure you have a fabulous time. This is the place you want to go back to.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Northampton
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great home cooked food, great service, exceptional ! Great price and the kids just love this wonderful Italian star. We came twice this year and had one takeaway from here. If you can find it, down a residential street, go there !!!!! You will not be disappointed.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Great family evening meal and this exceptional rustic resturant. A real family feel to this resturant. It took time to find this resturant as the sat nav had some problems with the street address, but luckly spotted a street sign. We had mixed starters and main courses of pizza, veal (specials menu), lasagne and spaghetti bolagnase. The rustic surrounding made... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Superb family meal for 4. Very welcoming staff to all of us. Definitely worth a visit & we'll be going back again during our weeks stay. Food excellent, fresh, quality lovely. Really good tyvm Camillo & team. Likely need to book for terrace but room inside I guess. See you Thursday!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Camillo's Italian Restaurant also viewed

Almancil, Faro District
Almancil, Faro District
 
Almancil, Faro District
Almancil, Faro District
 

Been to Camillo's Italian Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Francisco Filipe Viegas 12, Almancil 8135, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: + 351 289 356 458

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Camillo's Italian Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?