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Cais I

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Loja J Marina Garden | Marina de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
+351 289 314 637
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Bingley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

We were in Vilamoura for 5 days and ate at Cais i on 3 evenings That should tell you something! The fillet steak was cooked to perfection (mine medium to well done and my wife's medium). I tried one of the burgers one evening and they live up to the hype, they are the best in the Marina area! Hand... More 

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YORKSHIRE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

We have very high standards and expectations and Cais I certainly fulfilled them. We were not offered free wine or port but everything we ate was lovely. Burgers are the highlight of the menu but there were other options such as steaks mixed grill and pasta. We thought being on the marina it would be very expensive. Not much more... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Been looking forward to trying here with two burger enthusiastic children. Found the menu underwhelming if you weren't into burgers. Starters a little boring and stodgy. Ordered the classic burger which was tasty and huge, couldn't even come close to finishing. Wedges that came along side were cooked to perfection and tasty also. Staff polite and helpful. Overall it was... More 

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Rosyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Good service victor & nelson with good food & first class cocktails. Lovely Maciera. Also return when I'm in Vilamoura . I always have black pork .

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2015

We always pop into Cais I when we visit Portugal. We only came for a meal once this time and unfortunately it is getting very quiet there but I cannot recommend the food and service enough. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I recommend the mixed grill it is absolutely delicious.

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Thank LeelaKed
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

So i was greeted by the manager i think he was in black and the rest were in white he was quality from start to finish nothing was to much trouble he even made a shot for me and my partner on the house he was such a gent highly recommended the food was so good cooked to perfection.

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Thank DanielPayne121
London
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We were just about to walk in when we saw a member of staff pick up ornament type things from the floor and put them on dining tables. The same member of staff was smoking inside the restaurant. We walked away to find somewhere more hygienic.

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Thank lindylou84
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Good food and service, ordered mixed grill which was huge, chicken, pork, steak and different sausages. Burger was homemade. Apple pie was delicous, finished off with a small thimble of port

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Thank Sue R
County Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

We ordered soup for starters,both veg soup and tomato soup were gorgeous!..however,after specifically asking for my steak well done and homemade potatoes,i was served rare steak(not cooked and like jelly) and crisps..as in tayto in a bowl!!after seeing the "homemade potatoes"(crisps),i ordered wedges to accompany the steak. They were that greasy i couldnt manage more than two,dinner genuinely had me... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

I ordered fillet steak medium rare but they served a well done sirloin. When I pointed this out to the waiter the food was removed but was returned by the kitchen a few moments later with the chef apparently insisting that I was wrong and that the sirloin in front of me was in fact a piece of fillet. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loja J Marina Garden | Marina de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 314 637

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