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Review of O Retiro

O Retiro
Ranked #29 of 126 Restaurants in Loule
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: email address geral@restauranteoretiro.com the restaurant is situated on the N125 portimao to faro road just before the traffic lights in boliqueime
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Nice traditional portugese Resturant. Nice choice of food and wine. Service ok, and not too expensive.

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Reviewed July 16, 2013

The leader of our party had promised an excellent meal at O Retiro - they were not made to eat their words, instead all four of us just ate excellent food served in a lovely atmosphere by friendly members of staff.

The early nibbles whetted the appetite, and then it was down to the main course. The first trip saw all of us pick the rib-eye steak, and all four had it cooked to exactly how we requested. I'm a well-done man myself (in terms of beef) and while well barbecued on the outside, was still tender and succulent in the middle. There was also a tremendous choice of desserts, I opted for the coconut ice cream and refused to let anyone else have a taste. Yes, it was that good.

On our return to the venue a couple of nights later I decided against having the steak again (even though it had been so good) and instead went with the piri-piri chicken, as recommended by someone who lives in Boliqueime. Sadly, it was a little disappointing - the piri-piri was a little too bland and the chicken took a lot of pulling apart to get to the meat. Still, the coconut ice cream made things all right in the end.

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2  Thank Rob L
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Great service, amazing authentic fresh food, low prices! We visited twice and if we stayed longer we would have gone every night! Lots of locals, great wine list, awesome grill food!

2  Thank ID12345
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Reviewed April 9, 2013 via mobile

Good food good service and good value. Coming here at least 15 visits a year and never dissapointed . Always nice selection fresh fish.

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1  Thank Piet W
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Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

We live nearby and eat at O Retiro quite often. Consistant great food. Never been dissapointed. They always have fresh fish and great wine cellar selection.

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