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Mira Mar

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Bebington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My 3 star rating is based entirely on the atrocious attitude of the main waitress. We've been here before on a couple of occasions and the food is always decent but the waitress is actually comical as she's so rude. It's a real shame because it's a great little place.

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Spital wirral
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68 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I came for the second time today. I had fish rice which is decent although pricey. Only complaint was it was full of grit so I couldn't chew it properly, maybe due to non cleaning prior to cooking. I would give it a much higher rating if it wasn't for the German waitress who makes you feel like something she's... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened on this spot after being unable to get our large group of 6 & a toddler into a couple other restaurants. So happy we did. I can't agree with others who have given the service lousy reviews. Our food was delicious, and staff was kind. They were very accommodating to our group and kindly pointed us towards the... More 

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Thank RyanRobyn
Cheshire
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate again here this trip - still wonderful food and fish soup to die for ! Ignore the negative reviews and eat there - it is the best restaurant in Salema with the best views

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Thank Anthonys
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pasta with seafood -so god as in your dreams - every time we visit Salema we visit this small restaurang by the see. You could really dye for the black spagetti with seafood. Start with a sangria, relax and look at the horisont.

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Thank Monica M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Usually never write reviews, but this was worth reporting so others don't go through it. Terrible, terrible service. Extremely slow and when served, very rude. Quite a few decent restaurants around so don't waste your time here.

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Worcester
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96 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

The location is outstanding, the fish beautiful, the service comically sad! They don't take credit cards which isn't a problem but "ATM down there instead " isn't great and when asked for a rose proescco,sparkling? a growled "All rose is sparkling, like the green wine" is just a comical response. Fish restaurant refusing to fillet fish?.....you couldn't make it up... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here last year on or holiday but reading the recent reviews, we nearly didn't go back. As we were on the beach on our last day we thought we would try again for lunch and we were glad we did. The prawn spaghetti is very good and the service met expectations. The staff were friendly and prompt... More 

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Thank Grace W
Salema, Portugal
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

The food here is about as good as it gets. Very rustic food. Proper home cooked. Lovely. The staff are really nice and the view couldn't be much better. The seafood has to be tried to be believed. Superb little gem in the crown of Salema

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Thank MrsMuldoon
South Wales
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We visit the Miramar every year during our annual fortnight in Portugal in June. This year was no different and we ate there three times - the duck rice is still our favourite but we really enjoyed the lamb curry and chicken curry which we hadn't seen on the menu before. I'm really surprised to see the recent poor reviews... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salema, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema

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