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Vivmar

Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
+351 916 145 586
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfriendly waiters. They hadn't Bacalhau. Our recommanded menu wasn't really tasty ... It was expensive (for portuguese conditions)

Thank Pulles3000
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The best seafood I've eaten. Great place. Fresh seafood directly from the sea and from the Ria Formosa. I recommend the seafood cataplana. It's the best seafood we have eaten. The atmosphere is very good. Go with time and do not worry about the slower...More

Thank Rui P
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

They were annoyed because we asked for a coffee and an ice cream. We Asked for a spoon and the waiter told us you can help yourself. One of the most rude staff I've ever been served. We asked for the receipt so we had...More

1  Thank Luca35T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

great place to try fresh seafood and feel local atmosphere - full of locals discussing all events of the day. amazing garlic mussels!

Thank Maryana H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal sat on the pavement people watching on a beautiful evening. Waitress very friendly but after explaining the different fish and checking the price on the menu we chose one and the price was so much higher then the menu. Chose another...More

Thank MaryHenriette
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

In Faro on Mayday. Town was very quiet. It gave us a chance to explore at leisure. Vivmar had a bit of atmosphere. Sitting outside for a very pleasant lunch. Grilled prawns for starters - fantastic. - Grilled Sea Bass with potatoes for mains. Bottle...More

Thank Basil M
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We were looking forward to eating at Vivmar because of its location and its authenticity in having freshly caught fish. Unfortunately, we were bullied into having more fish than we really wanted and a second couple who sat next to us were treated quite rudely...More

1  Thank stanaloy
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Service may not be great. But they were certainly warm and welcoming! They also suggested the best way to get the dishes you want with the best price!!!! Happy to come again!!!

Thank Jacky C
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Had planned trip to Alcoutim from Tavira,got up mega early, bus to San Antonio then NO bus to Alcoutim they only run Mondays and Fridays, Now what.Decide on train trip to Faro.Brilliant scenic journey and mega cheap.Thought we'd revisit Vivmar, a fisherman's. co operative where...More

1  Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Staff were very nice. Ambience inside was excellent. Other customers inside seemed local. Served wine in a carafe :) Not much to look at from the outside but worth stopping. Recommended to us by receptionist in the science museum next door. It's a cooperative of...More

Thank Darren H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel, Faro 8000-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Faro
  • Phone Number: +351 916 145 586
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