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O Chefe Silvestre

Rua do Rosmaninho, Urb. das Sesmarias Lt A1 | Store A/B, Portimao 8500-770, Portugal
+351 939 209 333
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
4 weeks ago
“Great grilled meat, big portions, top quality”
29 Apr 2017
“Great grilled meats”
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua do Rosmaninho, Urb. das Sesmarias Lt A1 | Store A/B, Portimao 8500-770, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant, a little difficult to find, great staff, big portions so don´t eat 8 hours before you visit this place. Nice wines, friendly prices.

Thank Patrice B
O Chefe S, Proprietário at O Chefe Silvestre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating, your rating is very important to us. we will do everything to continue deserving your preference. To find the restaurant is very easy, just put in google maps o chefe silvestre. We'll be waiting for your visit.

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Really good value local, non-touristy, restaurant. Great selection of meats all grilled to perfection. Gets very busy with locals at the weekend. Just beware the portion sizes which are huge!

Thank Mobinsyd
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant a few times now and can never fault the food. Great dishes and very good staff. Will recommend to anyone to visit

Thank gregjowan
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We visited this restaurant having read about it on Tripadvisor. The food is quite good and the portions are huge, however we felt there was something lacking. Too much food is off putting and we just felt too much was put in front of us,...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This restaurant is quite local and one that I never tire of going to. We visited with friends this week and all eight of us enjoyed the meal. We had the cover to start which is okay. I then had the lamb chops which were...More

Thank heatherrjolly
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Uninspiring exterior hides great little meat emporium. Well hung beef. Great pork.expert grilladors Big portions. Very friendly staff and very cheap.

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 16 June 2016

a local restaurant offering extensive menu at average cost pleasant atmosphere but no views servicec average

Thank Roland C
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

our favorite restaurant in the Algarve! took two friends who were visiting portgal for the first time on their last night, and they were delighted too! friendly service, great food, booking usually essential as even on a tuesday night , msny tables were reserved. take...More

Thank BigColC
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The best restaurant in the Algarve & we compare every restaurant to it, even here in Scotland. No restaurant can beat it. We have been visiting it for over ten years and never had a bad meal, only great meals

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Thank David N
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Went for evening meal with friends. At this restaurant they serve big portions so we were able to share dishes. We tried the veal, the chicken piri piri, the lamb chops and the black pork. Suffice to say that the portions were sufficient. The food...More

Thank heatherrjolly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Rosmaninho, Urb. das Sesmarias Lt A1 | Store A/B, Portimao 8500-770, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao
  • Phone Number: +351 939 209 333
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