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“Disappointing”
Review of Gavea

Gavea
Ranked #163 of 194 Restaurants in Vilamoura
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: In front of marina
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Visited on saturday28"at approx 5.30pm.we were friends and family, we wre seated promptly as at that time the restaurant was'nt busy. We had passed it earlier an thought the food looked good and decided to return. Drinks served quickly and order taken, 50 minutes later food arrived I had fish which was ok ,chips cold, my friend had lasagne and that was Luke warm, the lasagne came on its own, no salad or chips, not a major problem but we were not offered any on taking the order, so one might assume it may be serverd with either one , we did complain to waiter about lasagne , he smiled and joked the chef must had been ' no good' that was all he said and bought the full bill , we paid in full thinking we would not visit again, goodness how they might cope if they were busy, shame as its a great location,

Visited September 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“So so”
Reviewed September 29, 2013

Like some earlier reviewers we were attracted by the fact that it seemed one of the busier restaurants at the marina. Despite over-enthusiastic encouragement by one of the waiters to show us to a table, we were over-looked several times while trying to order drinks, request the bill etc. Food was just okay, nothing particularly wrong with it but kebab and chips was just that: kebab and chips. No salad, no vegetables, no sauces - just kebab and chips. The others in our party were similarly disappointed. This was the most expensive meal we ate during our visit but memorable for all the wrong reasons.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thorpe, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great location but poor food”
Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

We were attracted by the lunch time meal deals as it seemed good value compared to the other restaurants in the vicinity. Unfortunately, the fish with our fish and chips was undercooked both times. (We sent it back the first time)

  • Visited September 2013
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Nice Enough”
Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I can't say the meal we had was poor, it was nice enough but having ate a several restaurants on the marina this one didn't stand out.

The staff were all very nice and very attentive, there was a slight discrepancy in the bill and they corrected this without fuss.

I wouldn't say I'll never return but with so many options it wouldn't be in a rush.

Visited September 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Not the best”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

We had dinner here and the service/food was really poor
Prices are average and the seating area feels dated
Not worth trying as there are lots of better eating places in the marina area

  • Visited August 2013
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