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Ocean Restaurant

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Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa | Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches 8400 - 450, Portugal
+351 282 310 100
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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean is absolutely worthy of its 2 Michelin Stars. I have been lucky enough to visit a few with one/two stars, but I can confidently say this was one of the best (L'Enclume was my first experience and is hard to eclipse, but Ocean is definitely fighting for the top spot). The star of the show (alongside the food of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited recently and the experience was stunning from start to finish. We arrived at the hotel reception and were shuttled over to the restaurant by golf cart. When we arrived we were captivated by the room and we were very lucky to have a table next to the open wall with an amazing view of the ocean as the... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here whilst staying at Vila Vita parc last week.A fantastic setting with exceptional food and service.

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Thank Roger C
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food with a beautiful open air view of the ocean. The beauty of the dishes was matched by the sublime taste of the dishes. A three hour dinner!! Highly recommended.

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying at the Vila Vita Parc Reasort and sadly the food in the other (on site) restaurants was disappointing - so we went for this place - a Michelin** The food is fine, not great.. the upside is the amazing floor to ceiling view where one wall is totally open to the ocean... the downside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

had the most amazing meal and experience in this restaurant food was beautiful presentation was out of this world flavours were so beautifully balanced and every flavour was explosion of excellence 2 Michelin stars and worth every bit service was next to nothing excellent and fast best experience i have ever had thanks ocean restaurant was special

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

The wife and I went for dinner. I'd say it is a two Michelin star restaurant more for the experience than it necessarily offer "better food" than (some) a one star restaurant. That being said, this place is an experience. You will walk in and turn right. The way the room/view is set up will work your mind a little... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

An excellent tasting experience, very attentive staff. Could be a bit more generous with the wine as it tasted so good!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Honestly, the best seafood I've ever had. I don't eat it as much as some but I've had it in Monterey and elsewhere with great reputations, and this topped it. Lovely location at the far end of the town practically on the beach, great layout and while quite small, in low season was quiet for lunch. Hard to fault.

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Some 2 Michelin star restaurants are good, some are very good, Ocean is exceptional !! The restaurant ambience, the attention to the smallest detail, the wonderful staff & the food, which demonstrates the quality of produce that this part of Portugal has to offer, I can't say any more. If you appreciate good food & service it's a must

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$55 - $329
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Seating
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Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa | Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches 8400 - 450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 310 100
Description
Ocean Restaurant is VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa's fine dining signature restaurant, established in the southernmost region of Portugal, the Algarve. Austrian Executive Chef Hans Neuner - named Portugal's Chef of the Year 2009 & 2012 - and his team have been awarded Two Michelin Stars since 2011. Every dinner at Ocean restaurant is a sensorial experience, always with breathtaking views over the Atlantic ocean. The Ocean Restaurant is located at the VILA VITA Parc Resort & Spa, part of the VILA VITA Hotels group.

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