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A Carpa

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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
289 322 689
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always eat here on our first and last evening, at least, and this visit was no exception. The food was lovely and the service from Antonio, Joseph and Georges(Richard)was up to their brilliant standards.

Northwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a little outside the Marina, but well worth a visit. The food is freshly cooked and is well cooked and delicious. The kebab is an experience!

1 Thank Liz L
Brigstock, Northants
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ever year we try to find a different restaurant (we've been coming 25 years) and this year we found A Carpa. We don't look for glitzy places, we can get them at home, but rather the modest but honest restaurants that serve good local dishes at a fair price. A Carpa is just that. We visited four times over two... More 

1 Thank Georginabix
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another restaurant that we visited a few times during our stay. Very friendly staff. The food was good especially the kebabs. They do a special kebab which is not on the menu and is for two to share. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank stevo1995
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Ate here a couple of times and food very good. Had steak and Chicken kebab and both meals big, tasty, and value for money. Also received free port at end of meal. One minor negative for restaurant was limited menu however would recommend this restaurant and would come again.

1 Thank Philip O
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal last night lamb chops vegetables and boiled potatoes . There's a good menu. Nice staff. Clean restaurant .

1 Thank Carol K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is lovely but had nearly given up on finding it but then we went on the tourist train and found it was the end of the route

1 Thank Ian F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Went on 26 Aug, tried getting in on previous visit to Vilamoura but were booked up, well worth it. It's one of those places you would walk by because it's not fancy from the outside, but as the old saying goes don't always go on looks. The food was really good, in our case garlic prawns, garlic mushrooms, bream with... More 

1 Thank Taffinexile1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Went as a large group whilst on holiday. Staff extremely accommodating and polite. The food was lovely we all had something different from fish to steak. The chicken kebab was a sight to behold. Very reasonably priced but ensure you book a table we wanted to eat here the night before but it was fully booked so booked in advance.... More 

1 Thank MatronLeeds
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited in June with friends, there were 8 of us and they were very accommodating for the large group. The service is amazing and they couldn't do any more to help you. The food was amazing, had the Portuguese style steak and it was beautiful and cooked to perfection!! Would 100% go here if you're looking good quality food at... More 

1 Thank rachaelcoiley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: 289 322 689
A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?