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Review of Oliveira Dourada

Oliveira Dourada
Ranked #3 of 200 Restaurants in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $33
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Restaurant Location: GPS: Latitude-37 ° 06 '44.84 Nlongitude - 8 º 06' 49.81 W Come meet some of our specialties: shrimp in pumpkin w / grated cheese, lamb and tangine Rooster field, muamba, cataplana croaker. We have an offer for you!
Reviewed December 14, 2012

We cannot believe there are 25 better restaurants in Vilamoura than Oliveira Dourada, it's no. 1 for us. Beautiful tasty food, with unique little touches, and served by Jose and Zilda, the proprietors. They are so attentive and eager for you to enjoy your experience with them. And, when you get the bill, you have to look twice, because it is so reasonable. We have recommended Oliviera Dourada to numerous friends, and they too, keep going back. Jose and Zilda, if you're reading this, we look forward to seeing in early January 2013, can't wait. Hope you have a great Christmas and New Year.

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Thank Richard O
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Zilda J, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this reviewResponded December 15, 2012

Thank you for your lovely comment.
Also for us it was a pleasure serving you.
Come back again and thank you.
Hope you have a great Christmas and New Year.
best regards
Zilda and Ze

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Reviewed November 16, 2012

What a delightful experience..a semi rural setting, Owners who personally serve you some of the best Portugueses wines we have ever tasted + Signature dishes from around the World.
You have to go there to appreciate fully the joy of returning to a Home from Home feeling created by Zilda & José.
Cost for all this....modest prices that are a surprise & a pleasure to pay.
This visit from Ireland was with a group of Golfers/ Wine Tourists in Nov 2012. When i introduce them to this Restaurant they were so thrilled with the experience..i had to Book them in 4 Nights out of 8 we spent in Albufeira.
You can Book your meals in advance from a Selection on their Menu..or you can just arrive and chose from that Days Menu.
Our dishes varied from fragrant Prawn Curries, Wold Boar, Lamb Tangine( Morocco), Black Pig...
The wines...the BEST.
Looking forward to returning again asap.
Thanks so much Zilda & José...you deserve all the success pssible for creating an experience for Food & Wine lovers.

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Zilda J, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2012

Thank you for your lovely comment.
Also for us it was a pleasure serving you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Ze

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

This restaurant was a pleasant and very welcome surprise. The food was superb and the hosts very pleasant. Because it was so good we spent a long evening there . We were based in Praia Da Oura so you need a car to get there but it is well worth the visit. The final surprise was that it didn't cost the earth. A must!

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Zilda J, Owner at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2012

Thank you for your lovely comment.
Also for us it was a pleasure serving you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Ze

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Without doubt one of the best restaurants in the Algarve (Vilamoura) and of course my favourite one. All food of a high quality, served by the owners who are a extreme sympathy. I heartily recommend. You must have "OLIVEIRA DOURADA" in your menu.

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1  Thank Carla S
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Zilda J, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2012
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Muito obrigada, pelo excelente comentário.
Muito obrigada pela vossa preferência e amizade. São sempre muito bem vindos.
Beijinhos a todos.

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Reviewed October 26, 2012

A hidden gem - just returned from having a delightful evening at the Oliveira Dourada.restaurant for a celebration birthday meal. After reading other reviews on trip advisor we called in to make a reservation the day before and was given a menu by the friendly owner to take away and have a look at our leisure. , We phoned in the morning to make a definate booking and ordered Sea Basswith seafood and from the list of specialties Chicken with Coconut sauce.
On our arrival we were shown to our table immediately and the background music set the scene for a lovely evening.
We were then served 4 different light starters (not expected) dips,garlic bread,garlic mushrooms and soup. The main courses arrived and presentation was lovely even the couple on the next table made comment on how well they looked . The chicken was served in a pineapple with rice on the side . My partner who had the fish said that it was cooked to perfection and the various side dishes served with it was a treat for the senses, The dessets which are free where light and finished the meal off perfectly. Our Taste buds were given a treat on this visit. We finished with 2 coffees and a complimentary drink made out of figs (dynamite). We even asked if the bill was correct as we thought we had been undercharged . As another reviewer said Gourmet food at a very reasonable price, Not sure if all specialties are available without pre ordering as there is a lot of preparation required, but can certainly recommend this wonderful restaurant.

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Zilda J, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2012

Thank you for your lovely comment.
Also for us it was a pleasure serving you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Ze

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