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O Colonial Restaurante

Patios da Marina, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
+351 289 323 171
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Patios da Marina, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
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Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Went in here in a party of six. Owners are a lovely couple who treat every customer like a new friend. They took time to explain every dish. Food was top class. All cooked fresh. Had a wonderful evening. Went back the next night and...More

Thank stanDublin
Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

We ate here 3 nights and enjoyed every meal , superb with Children and half portions a great idea . On our last evening we celebrated my 6 year olds birthday arranging a cake in advance what we didn't expect was a decorated table with...More

Thank Goldswoc
Reviewed November 2, 2012

We enjoyed the food - chorizo & whitebait starters then turbot main course. All nicely cooked and served quickly.Had a few glasses of local wine which was fine. Fabulous creme brulee for dessert. We ate quite early so didn't experience the delays some people have....More

Thank Winstoncat1
Reviewed November 1, 2012

After reading the reviews fro fellow trip advisors we decided to check out O colonial upon arrival we were given a leaflet for a free drink each or a bottle of wine which to be fair was OK. We were welcomed and taken to our...More

1  Thank lazenby28
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Four of us visited this restaurant on 31st October around 8pm. It wasn't full by any means and we waited around an hour and a half for our main course, although we were told the food was freshly prepared which is fair enough. I had...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed October 31, 2012

We ate here a few nights ago. Surprisingly (as it's late season) the restaurant was busy however, we were still ushered in, shown to our table and orders taken. An hour later, there was still no sign of any food and our 6 year old...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed October 28, 2012

We ate here as a group of five. We were welcomed with a free bottle of house wine which was delicious.. The food was excellent and all home cooked... Really enjoyed. Will go back next year when we return to Portugal.

2  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed October 28, 2012

You know that if you're in Vilamoura most things will be more expensive than other parts of the Algarve. O Colonial is an excellent alternative to the marina eateries. The food is quality, well cooked and served by friendly waiters, and unusual for Vilamoura, good...More

1  Thank StokeOatcake
Reviewed October 27, 2012

A really nice local place. Not pretentious stall but good quality food with huge portions. Would recommend the peri peri prawns and the John dori

2  Thank 762Fionamike
Reviewed October 26, 2012

We go here every time we visit the algarve , it's great to be greeted every time with a smile and a drink. This time it was my birthday so they made a special dinner that all my friends and family would be able to...More

1  Thank deniseboss
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August 20, 2016|
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Response from Paulupton2 | Reviewed this property |
We saw Jose's daughter a few weeks ago, and she said her Dad is now working at a restaurant in Almancil. She plays in the Punter Bar on Wednesday nights if you want to ask her where exactly he now is. Hope this helps.
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Shnider M | Property representative |
Hi there, thank you for asking, but O-Colonial restaurante has new managment .We hope to see you back there, will look after you for sure.
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Response from ian p | Reviewed this property |
There is a cocktail bar in the centre of the square, if it's a chilly evening they supply wraps to keep you warm. A great finish to the night after the O'Colonial.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Patios da Marina, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 323 171
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