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Safari Restaurant

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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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  • 124
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
First time here.

We saw this in Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a visit as it was along time family owned restaurant. The main entrance looked a little off putting but inside there was a small friendly louge area with the restaurant at the back The views over the beach were excellent. You could sit inside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Widnes, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Safari was recommended to us by a previous visitor from home. Its an interesting venue. Small menu but the food was well prepared and served, with some nice sweets. But discussing our evening with my partner, we cannot decide if we have had a good or indifferent experience. Nothing to complain about, but I don't know, I'm not sure.........

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food. Service very slow. Two courses took over two hours from seething to leaving. Very nice staff tho.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We were undecided on where to eat so decided to walk along the strip until we came along somewhere that took our fancy. The guy outside was lovely explained to us that it was a family ran resturant and had been going for so many years. We sat outside which was nice and over looked the beach. I ordered a... More 

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South Yorkshire
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This restaurant was recommended, but did not live up to expectations. The food was average and not the best value for money. Service not brilliant and tables on top of each other. View fantastic.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We saw this in Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a visit as it was along time family owned restaurant. The main entrance looked a little off putting but inside there was a small friendly louge area with the restaurant at the back The views over the beach were excellent. You could sit inside or outside. The lamb... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

setting was a bit older and run down. food was standard nothing out of the ordinary. service was good with friendly waiting staff

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have been visiting this restaurant since 1997 and every time we have always had a good meal made with high quality ingredients. The staff are very attentive and always remember things about you and what your favourite type of wine is. Best place to eat for the price. Will definitely be going back on our next visit to Portugal... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Lovely atmosphere, great service. Waiter recommended Portuguese lamb stew, I understand why because it was delicious. Would recommend this to others. When finished eating we were taken through to safari bar, very retro, totally different experience in the same place, we enjoyed it.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Stayed for a week in Portimao with some friends. We went to Safari the first night and then from the third to last night. They don't have sometimes all the things on the menu as everyday they cook it fresh and if they run they run out. The food is really good here, I can't eat a lot of fish... More 

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Larkhall
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Friendly place with nice staff, but it is a very small and tight restaurant. Good selection of food here and the staff are happy to help with selections. The Lamb Stew was great and also the Sea Bream. However the Desserts looked a bit plastic so we gave them a miss.

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Additional Information about Safari Restaurant

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

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children

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