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“Absolutely incredible!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Oliveira Dourada

Oliveira Dourada
Ranked #13 of 187 Restaurants in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $22 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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!
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Absolutely incredible!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

We tried this restaurant based on the previous trip advisor reviews. The location is a little house off the beaten path, and feels as though you are eating in someone's home. The service is incredible! The starters were delicious and so fresh! The mains were out of this world. A must try! A hidden gem!

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Thank Kayla D
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Oliveira D, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Hi,
Thank you for your lovely comment.
It is always a pleasure to serve you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Zé
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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

My fiancé and I went to the restaurant tonight for the first time after reading good reviews on here. We booked a table for 8.30 but arrived late as cabs are not widely available in Villamoura! ( pre book is the lesson learnt ). The setting was pretty with white lights and candles. We were given a few starter dishes and then a choice of mains. Both tasted delicious and the sangria went down a treat. This restaurant makes a change from the over prices marina and I would definitely recommend. Many thanks!

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Oliveira D, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Hi,
Thank you for your lovely comment.
It is always a pleasure to serve you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Zé
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Our new favourite in the Algarve!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

We have just returned from the Algarve after three visits to this lovely restaurant. As you can probably tell, we loved it! The restaurant is so different from the endless tourist places in Vilamoura and the food is wonderful. Our first visit was just my husband and I as we wanted to check it out (and the food) before we took our daughter and her friend (who can be a fussy eater). We needn't have worried. As other people have said, you are presented with a selection of starters, all delicious. We loved the cheese and vine tomatoes, so much so that we were offered a second plateful, which were eaten with as much enthusiasm as the first. The only course you choose is the main course and there is something on the menu for everyone. The lamb tagine was a real hit with 'the fussy eater' and was delicious. The favourite of my daughter and I was the shrimp curry - quite simply the best curry we have ever had, it tasted devine. My only regret is that we didn't manage to get the recipe! My husband had the pork which was huge and very tender and tasty. Must have been good because he had it again on our last visit! To be honest we didn't really need pudding as all meals came with rice or cous cous or creamy mash potato and vegetables/salad - however when it was placed in front of us looking so pretty, well it would have been rude not to eat it!
The restaurant has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and is very pretty. The candlelight and coloured glassware give it a magical feeling and you can't help but to wander round and admire the paintings and art work on the walls.
We would like to thank everyone for making our holiday so lovely, we can't thank you enough for the kindness you showed us ( my daughters friend was gifted a beautiful tree picture and we were all given lovely sun hats). We will definitely be back again when we are next in the Algarve, only hope we can get a table! Oh on that note ALWYAYS book. Because it's so good, it can get busy.

  • Visited July 2014
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Oliveira D, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Hi,
Thank you for your lovely comment.
It is always a pleasure to serve you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Zé
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Fab food! A different experience! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We loved this place, we went twice! A little bit out but well worth it, about 6 euro in a taxi! They choose your starters for you and their beautiful! Great choice of mains from blackened pork to mixed seafood. I would advise anyone who is into food and not a picky eater to visit this gem.

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3 Thank Lavellers
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Oliveira D, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Hi,
Thank you for your lovely comment.
It is always a pleasure to serve you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Zé
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Incredible food, fabulous evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014

Easily our favourite evening of our holiday in Vilamoura. The food was amazing, had the cataplana, but this place was more than just a meal out. The guy that ran the place was so passionate about his restaurant, and it showed!!! I couldn't recommend this place more, we picked up multiple cards to distribute to any friends that we know heading to the Algarve.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Laumac14
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Oliveira D, Proprietário at Oliveira Dourada, responded to this review, August 5, 2014
Hi,
Thank you for your lovely comment.
It is always a pleasure to serve you.
Come back again and thank you.
best regards
Zilda and Zé
Report response as inappropriate
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