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“Stunning !”
Review of Pezinhos N'Areia

Pezinhos N'Areia
Ranked #1 of 30 Restaurants in Castro Marim
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $49
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: "The perfect combination between Nature and Gastronomy" We are a typical Portuguese Restaurant, specialized in fresh fish and seafood. Our history started in 1983 as a small hut on the beach and we have grown step by step to become the house as you know it today. Our growth is due essentially to the allegiance of our clients who have always been here with us, through all this years, helping improving our quality with their welcome suggestions and opinions. Closed for winter holidays from December to February.
Reviewed July 26, 2013

This beautiful restaurant is set overlooking the most glorious vast beach . My daughters felt like they were on the set of ' Sex and the city ' as the restaurant is enclosed by pure white flowing curtains with immaculate white table cloths. You sit in the most stylish ' big ' chairs/ sofas in 'individual white curtained pods' sipping cocktails prior to being taken to your table.
We all chose crab cakes with Coriander Rice which were superb.The tapas served prior to our meal were substantial and very delicious.We just had to share a pudding as they looked amazing !
To complete a fabulous evening we were lucky enough to watch the sun go down and the most amazing sunset - a truly memorable experience.

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Thank JC26-06
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

Just over the Spanish border, we have been coming to this restaurant for some years and it gets better and better. Ideally situated overlooking the beach a gentle breeze helps to provide a relaxing atmosphere. The menu is very much fish based but does include meat dishes. The waiters are more than helpful and some speak English almost perfectly. Our last visit was a party of 10 ranging in age from 4 months to 74 and everyone was looked after with friendly professionalism. Not to be missed if you are visiting the Algarve or Ayamonte on the border.

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

What an absolutely fantastic place, great food, excellent value for money and what views!!! Stunning venue to watch the moon rise over the sea whilst enjoying a glass or two of reasonably priced great Portugese wine. Equally stunning place to refresh and escape the heat of the sun during the day. Waiters very attentive without being obtrusive.

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Thank Shirley W
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

We were invited to join friends to celebrate a 50th birthday and we will certainly return. There were 16 of us so we sat in two circular 'pods' looking directly to the beautiful white sand and sparkling sea as the sun set. As it got a bit chilly later, we were able to pull the curtains round to block the breeze from the sea.
The service was excellent as was the food. I had escalope of veal with rocket and parmesan shavings which I would have again. The house red was good and not expensive. Other people in the group had prawn curry, fillet of sea bass, Iberian pork and lamb in the oven and without exception, everyone enjoyed their meal. It isn't cheap but with such a stunning location, it is a restaurant you have to try

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Thank Jo T
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

As Anthony Bourdain says: "Food tastes better with sand between your toes". That's what you will get from this restaurant and, in fact, it is the name of the restaurant in Portuguese.

The setting is on the beautiful Praia Verde. There is indoor dining and a wonderful wooden deck which sits on the sand and is a stone throw away from the beach.

The food looks wonderful and the taste is great. The variety of dishes appeal to both seafood and land lovers. Much more refined and elegant than the usual mom & pop, french fries and salad Portuguese restaurant but you will still recognize the wonderful and traditional Portuguese flavors we've grown to love. There is a broad range of cocktails and a handsome wine list.

Not cheap in any way, but price point is fair considering that you are sitting on the best beachside location. You may be on holiday but for this setting, go ahead, dress up and wear high heels --thank God for the wonderful wooden deck. There are outside booths which comfortably sit 8 persons or more and sexy tables for 2. Perfect place for dinner and lots of drinks.

You won't be able to resist a stroll on the beach after dining, So, bring a shawl or light sweater, the breezy evenings can be cool. After the walk, you can warm up inside with a cognac or brandy from selection.

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Thank Lourdes B
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