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O Chefe Antonio

Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
+351 (0) 282 358 937
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“monkfish rice” (2 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
“piri piri” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here on the first night of our recent holiday having read some mixed reviews so wanted to see what it was like. The food was nice, huge portions and good value for money. The service was adequate, not slow like some reviews have...More

Thank robert p
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If you want a family-friendly restaurant with huge portions, this is for you. Unfortunately we are a couple who wanted a quiet, simple, tasty main course, with room for a dessert. My bachalau dish was enormous (would have fed two or three people) as was...More

Thank maggieliz2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Food not great. Quantity not quality! Much better places to eat in vicinity. We had piri piri chicken.... lots of off-cuts served with a separate plate full of anaemic chips; and monkfish and prawn with rice: wasn't expecting a pot of soup-like mush! Don't bother.

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Excellent service, courtesy of staff exceptional.{ I feel their 'dressing up' just a little, would improve the restaurant image - no jeans on waiters e.g. - Just a personal feeling...not that I dislike jeans !} The meal was truly excellent, both my wife and I...More

Thank Cymro12
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Have not been in for awhile friend of mine recently visited and was disappointed but must say we could not fault it. Service very good as was the food had fish cataplania enormous could not eat it all,great big chunks of fish ,giant prawns ,potatoes...More

Thank portugal563
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We visited as a family with 8 adults and 2 babies and were given a great round table with good highchairs. We waited a while for drinks but the food arrived fairly quickly. I had the fish cataplana and it was delicious. The fish was...More

Thank Lindsey T
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Typical Portuguese restaurant, hearty portions, fantastic value for money, excellent service and most important of all, great simple food. I would recommend this place to anyone visiting the area. I heard a rumour that the owner here is famous for winning the Portuguese lottery twice...More

Thank Lewis S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Tried lots of restaurants in carvoiero, but this was the worst service I have ever had in any place anywhere. I counted about 4 waiting staff , and everyone ignored us , until I had to ask for a menu . got the menus ,...More

Thank bryan s
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Friendly place with good range of dishes, Has been improved in recent years with a modern terrace to the front, good foe people watching.

Thank JohCar54
Reviewed 31 August 2017

It was not necessary to book. The restaurant has a street view. The food was lovely- very tasty. The service was very disappointing. After main course was served- nobody came near us to ask if we wanted sweets, coffee, more drinks anything. We had to...More

Thank Derry13
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Questions & Answers
19 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Zoya L | Reviewed this property |
Probably yes, but we were never refused without a reservation
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17 November 2016|
Response from Annie4452 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know. They speak perfect English so a quick call would provide the answer. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 (0) 282 358 937
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