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O Pirata

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Aldeia dos Navegantes | Volta dos Planatos, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
+351 289 31 31 81
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Off the beaten path but worth finding! Staying nearby and limited options for lunch thought we would try O Pirata. Appears to be pool bar/restaurant for small complex. Staff so pleasant and helpful. Hubby opted for the daily special, BBQ monkfish and prawn, excellent choice, I had food envy! I had the shrimp curry, both fabulous. Will be back before... More 

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Ballinrobe, Mayo, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the biggest ribeye steak I've ever seen. Served by the wonderful Lily. So family friendly. Good value and a lovely atmosphere. We have been before and we will be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous lunch, excellent service. I recommend the monk fish and prawn kebab. Wonderful atmosphere, children can splash in their clean pool to cool down or have fun on the trampoline.

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Thank katymcb1
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The worst food I have ever been served on the Algarve. We have been coming to Vilamoura since 1996 and I have never experienced food like it. Asked for Steak well done!!!! The blood was oozing out the belly of pork was so tough I think my teeth were moving I chopped it up small and left it outside for... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Very friendly and excellent wine. Would recommend this lovely restaurant to all please all try when you go to villamoura

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food mundane, waiter try's his best but pushes for wrong options. There is far better available locally I'm afraid to say!

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Blessington, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great spot for kids, grab yourself a table by the swimming pool and you can enjoy food and a cold drink while the kids swim in the pool. Food is excellent and I can whole heartidly recommend the Champagne Sangria

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only went once for an evening meal and although food was delicious the service was extremely slow and the elderly waiter got most of the orders wrong. The setting was lovely as outside by the pool and despite the slow service we did enjoy the food. We went in May so don't know what it would be like in... More 

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Thank arcade186364
Vilamoura, Portugal
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Had to try the ribeye after seeing the reviews and I wasn't dissapointed, seasoned perfectly and cooked the same, my partner had the monkish/prawn skewer and said it was the nicest fish she has had in a long time. Can't fault the place, reasonable prices and has a trampoline that we our little one didn't want to get off!!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

As per other reviews the monk fish and rib eye steak specials were excellent according to the others I was with. I had sardines to start - near perfect - and mixed kebab which was again superb. They had 4 home made deserts, we had one each and all were great. We had a recommended €20 wine which was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldeia dos Navegantes | Volta dos Planatos, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 31 31 81

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?