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“Nice quiet little bar just off the marina”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of El Matador

El Matador
Ranked #83 of 187 Restaurants in Vilamoura
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Fast Food
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Description: This bar is opposite Vila Gale Marina, it has Latin Music, sangria, tapas, and very friendly staff, cocktails, snacks are fantastic, "Happy Hours" for drinks.
London
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46 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Nice quiet little bar just off the marina”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

One of my favourite little bars in the area. Its virtually on the marina, but being located down one of the side alleys, you can sit outside and have a quiet drink. And its open til late so its good for a drink on the way back to the hotel!

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“Biggest toasties in the world!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great bar service and if you fancy a snack, try one of their toasties. Huge bread which results in you getting two sandwiches for the price of one!

Visited May 2013
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“The best toastie in the Algarve”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

If you want a mega toastie then look no further than El Matador.
Up a side stret from the marina, you can still view the yachts and passing holidaymakers.
The happy hour from 7 to 8 is great for those cocktails which make the marina a special place to be

Visited March 2013
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Greenfield, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“nice place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

really good food an the wine list was good as was the staff my boyfriend had a great time chatting to the waitresses who were very friendly and gave us some good local knowlege and the food was superb

  • Visited December 2012
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Edinburgh
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Cracking bar with terrific staff and great value drinks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Found el matador bar up a little lane near pizza hut on the marina at vilamoura. Great little bar and two of the best bar maids around. Great chat, great service and a very friendly atmosphere. The same two girls , Eduarda and Daniela work ridiculous hours but never stop smiling. A special little bar, but it's the staff make all the difference.

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