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Snack Bar 2000

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Rua Dr Sousa Martins no 80, Vila Real de Santo Antonio 8900, Portugal
+351 965 061 191
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Spot to Take Lunch

I and the family visited this restaurant for lunch from the prior recommendations in TA whilst we were holidaying over the border in Ayamonte and we weren’t disappointed. We had the typical Portuguese bits on the table – the bread, sardine paste, anchovies & butter etc. For starters we shared a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2012
gnashie
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
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Vaasa, Finland
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I like Portuguese fish dishes. We use to visit Algarve or Porto once or twice a year. My favourite meals are sardinas and cod (bacalhau). In my opinion Restaurant 2000 in Vila Real San Antonio has the best grilled bacalhau in Algarve. All the other fish dishes are also exellent! I can also recommend house vine (vino verde) in carafe,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have eaten here several times in 2013 and again in 2014. The food has always been exceptionally delicious, the staff friendly and efficient. The Bacalhau a bras is on of the best I've had in Portugal and the daily specials, always tasty, plentiful and inexpensive. Don't let the name fool you.....it's more than a "snack bar" and I'm not... More 

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Baildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I had Veal. It was perfectly cooked, tasty and a good portion. Lovely staff and great location. My Partner had Lamprey - Really tasty, he really enjoyed it. He had never even seen this before on a menu anywhere! It has a varied menu with lots of great choice. You can even have fish of the day (freshly caught the... More 

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Essex, UK
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

It may not be to everyone's taste but the wild boar (shot by the owner) was absolutely delicious. A new dessert - baked sweet potato was creamy and tasty. As ever the black pork is sure to please and there is always a good selection of fresh fish. The cataplanas are also something to enjoy.

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Strathaven
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Fernando was very helpful with explaining the menu and helped us choose black pork dishes that were really tasty. All in all a very enjoyable dining experience.

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Found this place quite by accident, but what a find. Had shellfish cataplana for 4 on our first visit. Wow, what a fantastic meal. Decided to go back 2 days later and had port and prawn kebabs and were not disappointed. A great good value restaurant with a nice atmosphere

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

My second visit to VRSA and Fernando's restaurant was just as good as the first time, "best place in town" fish is always fresh from the local market, simpley cooked but perfectly cooked on the grill only the Portuguese know how, a good menu with a selection of fish, shellfish, cataplana, black pork and wild boar.......they do a fantastic sounding... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We went to this restaurant and found the food excellent quality, especially the black pork. The service was good and the staff very friendly and spoke good English. We will certainly go there again.

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Baildon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

You have just got to try the Black Pork or Veal it is amazing! Always visit this restaurant when holidaying in VRSA. It is a fantastic place, Nice traditional venue, with great people serving. Always made to feel welcome, even on our first ever visit. All the food is great that we have tried so far.... Black Pork, Veal, Rabbit,... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I and the family visited this restaurant for lunch from the prior recommendations in TA whilst we were holidaying over the border in Ayamonte and we weren’t disappointed. We had the typical Portuguese bits on the table – the bread, sardine paste, anchovies & butter etc. For starters we shared a big bowl of clams which were absolutely delish followed... More 

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Address: Rua Dr Sousa Martins no 80, Vila Real de Santo Antonio 8900, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 965 061 191
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vila Real de Santo Antonio
Cuisine: Portuguese

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Dr Sousa Martins no 80, Vila Real de Santo Antonio 8900, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vila Real de Santo Antonio
  • Phone Number: +351 965 061 191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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