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O Salmao

Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
+351 282 357 031
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bass” (7 reviews)
“tarts” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Portuguese, International, European
££ - £££
Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very pleasant setting with ample menu choice, including daily specials. I had the Tomato and Basil Soup to start, delicious and fresh. Sea Bass with Shrimp Sauce for main, perfectly cooked and not over sauced with Ice Cream Profiteroles for dessert. All accompanied by a...More

1  Thank Michelle E
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were recommended to this restaurant but sadly we were disappointed. We weren't offered fresh fish and I really believed my swordfish had been frozen. Staff were very pleasant and eager to please. Unfortunately the food let them down.

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really fancied visiting this one. Have read some other reviews and like some guests I was a little disappointed overall by the experience. Couldn't fault the food but the service left a lot to be desired. Had a tomato soup starter then waited at least...More

1  Thank memps5
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This had been a recommendation to us by a friend & were so glad we went, out of our 10 days we went twice. The food was really nice, well cooked & very tasty. The 1st time the waiter was'nt so friendly but we gave...More

Thank Jintz74
Reviewed 20 September 2016

First of all, the setting was lovely – a choice of inside seating or outside in a garden area in a square made up of other restaurants and bars surrounding a small fountain. However, I started to get twitchy as soon as we had sat...More

1  Thank SemperteFallant
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Staying in a villa lose by and chose this restaurant out of several on the same courtyard square. Very clean with indoor and outdoor tables. Wide variety of food as evidenced by our main course choices of seared tuna in a port and pepper sauce,...More

Thank davidg1382
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here and were not disappointed. We had a starter to share then fresh fish with vegetables and a nice crisp bottle of white wine. The chocolate dessert and profiteroles were sumptuous. We couldn't fault the food or service

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We ate here as a party of ten for my dads 70th Birthday party. Food and service were exceptional. All plates were cleared and the food was thoroughly enjoyed. And when asked they even managed to bake my dad a Birthday cake- lovely place and...More

Thank geezer01
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This restaurant offered very good food at a reasonable price. My only other comment is that you need to be careful to avoid sitting outside if the sun is very strong as there is no shade. We sat inside and that solved the problem.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is our favourite place to eat in Carvoeiro. Great choice, lovely food, great service. Portuguese steak is our favourite but everything is gorgeous. Chocolate fondant with raspberry sorbet to die for. Overused, but deffo a hidden gem.

Thank reynardpaula
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 031
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