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A Carpa

Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
+351 289 322 689
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“mixed kebab” (31 reviews)
“steak” (40 reviews)
“hake” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

We found this restaurant on our first night in Vilamoura and it was the best restaurant we were in.The food was excellent and staff really friendly.Very homely and welcoming

Thank DonegalPatrick
Reviewed October 17, 2017

excellent menu choice, ate there 4 times in a 2 week period would have been more but we were out and about and didnt get back intime. advisable to book a table as tends to get busy/booked up.

Thank MrsDeponeo
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Went here on recommendation from a fellow holiday maker. x2 bread couvert were bland and stale. I had the prawn garlic starter and I have tasted better rubber, obviously frozen. I ordered the "portuguese steak" which was basically a very thin piece of minute steak,...More

Thank yamahaxt500
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Even now 4 weeks on I am still salivating when I think about A Carpa's Mixed large cuts of tender Beef (steak), Chicken and Pork on a skewer, its called a Kebab but not the sort we get at home. The chips, my god the...More

Thank AJGConnolly
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Lovely food, staff and good value. Complimentary Baileys after our meal was a nice touch. Good for kids too. Will return :)

Thank neil k
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We went to this Restaurant on the recommendation of others and what a let down Had booked and when we arrived as still very warm asked for outside but none available Then when we were seated a miraculous table appeared free outside, after 20 mins...More

Thank Deborah A
Reviewed September 27, 2017

My only gripe is that when we sat down for a meal the staff took 10 - 15 minutes to take our drinks order but they were very busy The food more than made up for it, I had a mixed kebab, I like my...More

Thank Deanw1973
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Been going 15 years to this lovely friendly restaurant Lovely food . When on my own I get 1/2 kebab salad & chips . Served by Antonio. George or Jose. Nice staff. Best to book as they get busy you can sit inside or out....More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Cracking Fun friendly family run restaurant, would advise booking ahead as can be busy my wife and I went twice and both times excellent. I will visit again next time we are back

Thank Outlander-tour
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Had a lovely few meals here atmosphere great staff and service fantastic if you are in the villamoura area this is the place to eat as it so popular would recommend you book

Thank Paulm3357
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Alison D
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Wayne10w | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so but did not look that hard not being a vegetarian, if you eat fish then it's a yes.
March 29, 2016|
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Response from blueally | Reviewed this property |
I do know this is not a question.....I was merely trying to help notify the owners of the mistake, never-mind i'll inform them in person this July....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine
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: +351 289 322 689
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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