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Mira Mar

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Salema, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 57
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dreamy, Delicious, Different...

Salema is yet another delightful (yet another D!) small seaside village with a chilled atmosphere in the Western Algarve -at least it was when we visited on a Tuesday lunchtime, late June. As you reach the seafront the restaurant is a short walk to your left, overlooking the beach. Upon taking our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We tried to book a table at Mira Mar upon arriving in Salema, but they were fully booked for that evening and were not going to be open the next night. The German lady who seems to be in charge told us to come around 8 or 8:30 and maybe they would have a table. We came at 8 and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Salema is yet another delightful (yet another D!) small seaside village with a chilled atmosphere in the Western Algarve -at least it was when we visited on a Tuesday lunchtime, late June. As you reach the seafront the restaurant is a short walk to your left, overlooking the beach. Upon taking our seats the first thing I noticed was the... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Always enjoy eating at the Mira Mar when we visit Salema. Lovely location overlooking the sea. It hasn't got the largest selection of food available, but sometimes that is a good thing. Specials are written on a blackboard. Our party had the seafood in black spaghetti , Prawns house-style and the steak with mushrooms - all were very enjoyable. Would... More 

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Fulham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Visited Salema and had lunch. (16th of June) this place was recommend by local expats we know. NIce pleasant place to eat. right on the beach. good portions. Prices fine. food was good. staff friendly enough.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We dined later on Sunday, without a reservation, happily getting the last table for 2 which was open to the rain though. The waitress was generous in moving our table when a downpour hit. All tables outside, some covered. I am vegetarian and my request for 1/2 veggie and 1/2 fish tapas was accommodated, and we shared the daily vegetarian... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Bit of an odd place. Food good and view great and service fine but waitress a bit well distant and haughty kept looking over us. Does not take cards or bookings after 7.30 pm!

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Hubby and I visited this part of Portugal again this year. It was my 40th Birthday and the best place I thought we could be was here, and at the Mira Mar on my big day. We've been coming here for probably 7 years whenever we're back in Portugal and it is honestly my favourite restaurant in the world and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Good location, food reasonable but awful service by a surly waitress who couldn't be bothered to explain anything, didn't ask us if we wanted a dessert or anything else and had a job uttering anything. The fish main course of sea bass came with a few potatoes but no vegetables or salad, I was still hungry at the end and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Ate dinner at Mira Mar with my older parents. I had the clams, the boar, and a few other things. All of the food was incredibly fresh and flavorful. We highly recommend the house white wine (Casa do vinho verde). When you order bread, be sure to order olive oil and vinegar too. The oil is wonderfully fragrant and fruity.

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Cheshire
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Mira Mar is in the most idyllic location in Salema ! Food is consistently good and reasonably priced. It is a shame you cant book but wonderful !

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Address: Salema, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema

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  • Address: Salema, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema

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