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O Salmao

Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
+351 282 357 031
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“bass” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Well everytime we go here we have a wonderful chat with Christine and absolutely super food prepared by Ed and staff. Ed has been cooking in the Algarve for well over 30 years, you'd be forgiven for not finding it on your first trip because...More

1  Thank trudy G
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

As regulars at Monte Carvoeiro over the past 30 years dining at O Salmao is an eagerly anticipated part of our holiday and we are never disappointed. Christina and Ed work tirelessly in the kitchen and out front and ensure that quality products are used....More

2  Thank Tatts458
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here, turned up and they had a table free outside. The food was just delicious, a tasty Fish Bisque to start with and a tender juicy steak bernaise as the main (cooked to perfection). We also sneaked in a chocolate fondant...More

1  Thank WeLoveRustyLee
Reviewed October 1, 2017

This restaurant is lightly hidden away in a courtyard at Monte Carvoeiro but is a little unexpected jewel. All the food we tried was high quality and really very good value indeed. the service was very attentive and we noticed that the service was equally...More

1  Thank 186518Mark
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited O Salmao on two occasions this year on our annual visit to Portugal. We were delighted to find that little had changed: the meal was at the high level of quality we have come to expect; the atmosphere was as relaxed as ever...More

1  Thank C-Alan-Holt
Reviewed September 11, 2017

In our opinion Restaurante O Salmao is the best choice within the Monte Carvoeiro complex. All of our group considered the food the best and hence we returned for a second time during our holiday. The Steak Portuguese Style was a popular choice and there...More

2  Thank JR_Essex
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

So we visited this restaurant twice in the space o 3 days. Out of all the restaurant in the area this was our favourite, the food (especially the steak) was really good and the service was brilliant. The staff in particular were really friendly and...More

1  Thank MichaelRolfe
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Food excellent and varied- something for everyone. We had a mix of steak and fish dishes and all enjoyed them. Setting is lovely in a courtyard with other bars and restaurants. Service friendly and helpful. A great leisurely meal in a nice atmosphere.

1  Thank KIr99
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Went here on a recommendation and certainly wasn't disappointed. Super choice of mains, fantastic desserts and very good service - all set in in a secluded courtyard. Will definitely visit again

2  Thank RussSw
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

What a great find this restaurant was. Perfect food, perfect service. Very good with the children. Set with a warm atmosphere and just a short distance from the bustle of the town centre. It was a busy evening (I suspect most evenings here are), but...More

2  Thank N1821NEcharlesc
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Andy T
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Response from trigcat | Reviewed this property |
They are closed all of December
Bill C
September 6, 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
Do you still need help? If you do, take the main in road to Carvoeiro square. When you reach the square take to road to the right, by Sully's and carry on to the roundabout at the very top, signs for O'Salmao all about and... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 031
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