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Ocean Restaurant

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European, Seafood, Contemporary
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Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa | Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 310 100
Wed - Sun 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Celebrated my wife's birthday! Absolutely immaculate reception, service and food! The wine pairing was spot on with a very knowledgable somelier!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing in every way. The service was relaxed and perfect. The view, music, wine and drinks were all perfect. This place was faultless, just perfect for our 2 families. The resort where the Ocean Restaurant is excellent but it's definitely worth going if you are in the algarve. I can't recommend this place highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great dinner in a great setting ! Fun all the way from start to finish with fabulous dishes and great wines! Great and honest sevice... What else do you expect in a 2 star Michelin restaurant!?

Thank Brunootje
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ocean really exceeded our expectations. Usually with hotel restaurants, starred or not, we find ourselves let down. Not at Ocean. The quality, service, and attention to detail were world class. Stunning views and interiors. 6 course menu and wine pairing were on point. Creative presentations with whimsical ceramics and serving vehicles. All in all a really lovely experience! Thank you... More 

Thank Adrianna A
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is just the beginning of a fantastic experience. The chef's 'snacks' are enough to write home about alone, and the dishes and the exquisite wines keep coming. Unparalleled experience.

Thank jfletch2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never been in WORST michelin star restaurant in my life and this one have 2 michelin stars. From the starters until the desserts (and we took the degustation menu), everything was horrible, we couldn't even swallow one dish with tuna, even tho we very much enjoy this fish. They didn't even bother to ask us what was the problem, and... More 

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KGillig, Gerente geral at Ocean Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments. It saddens me to hear that your experience at our 2 Michelin starred Ocean restaurant has disappointed you and was far from what you expected to be. The fact that you did not enjoy any of the dishes offered is indeed most regrettable and shows a rather unique case in Ocean`s history. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

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 

Thank Caroline J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 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 

Thank Peter G
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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

Thank Roger C
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$56 - $338
European, Seafood, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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