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Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 120
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful place, great service!

We were very pleasantly surprised by the Safari restaurant! The service is very friendly and the food excellent. We tried several restaurants as part of 'Rota dos Petiscos', an event that let's you tast a specific small plate of food with a drink, but will surely be back for a full meal. We never... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2014
Anne S
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Dukinfield, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly attentive waiter, chicken curry and lamb stew are beautifully cooked. Lovely view overlooking the sea, have been many times over the years and will definitely return

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Nice looking view.food poor, piri chicken had no piri flavour totally dried out and tough.Possibly cooked twice. Staff we good. But dissapointing after reading previous reviews.

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Lund, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Low season in Praia da Rocha... Only a few restaurants open. So we ended up in Safari. No thrill. Basic food, but a nice view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a fantastic restaurant I have been coming here for approx10 years and have always visited this twice during my stay in Portugal with my family and friends all the food on the menu is great the Lamb Stew is the best for me the staff are friendly and make you welcome the view from the terrace looking over... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised by the Safari restaurant! The service is very friendly and the food excellent. We tried several restaurants as part of 'Rota dos Petiscos', an event that let's you tast a specific small plate of food with a drink, but will surely be back for a full meal. We never expected this quality on the 'Strip'... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great spot! Lovely staff and venue and great food . Definitely will be back loved it! Three of us went and all meals were Superb.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just back from praia da rocha and this place has to be the best place to eat on the strip. If you want beautiful food. Excellent service and a lovely atmosphere, then this is the place to go. We ate twice in one week here as it has the best sea food ever! Very reasonable prices aswell.

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south wales, uk
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Not far from our hotel we came across this little gem of a place. A gentleman was outside and spoke to us. Found out he was the owner and showed us around. A bar at the front, and the restaurant at the rear overlooking the sea with beautiful views. Now the food.... Fish soup was delightful, full of flavours and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We've been here a week and on our last night we returned to our favourite restaurant. Some poor restaurants that look good in this area but safari had the best food. Staff and view was also very good.

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38 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a real find on a recent visit to Praia da Rocha! There are not that many GOOD restaurants in this location....there are many more snacky sort of places. We came across this rather late in our few days stay....unfortunately...but chose to eat here the remaining nights we had! The entrance doesn't really allow you to get the true... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

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