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The Fisherman's Shack

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$11 - US$114
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

8 hungry guys straight off the golf course- a modest location, offset by awesome food and excellent service - ( Carla is the best 😜) really good fish and seafood with quality house wins - - can’t recommend it enough Andrew from Preston

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the first class food. To the friendly first class service and the price is quite astounding . Do not be put off by the price you will look at the menu board and say that can't be good it's too cheap. Far from it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dunskey4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We brought a group to fisherman’s shack twice over new year. Carla looked after us ably assisted by two lovely men. Food recommendations would always be fresh fish of the day. Melon and Parma ham also garlic mushrooms a great hit with a certain person....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Liz G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 golfers looking for somewhere good to eat in December when Vilamoura is virtually shut for business. Most restaurants are either shut, virtually empty or might have a few people in. We found this by accident. It didn't look exceptional but it did have customers!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mysteryshopper911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away, humble and unpretentious- this gem is everything a fish restaurant should be. We went searching for it based on reviews and were not disappointed. A heath consious foodie like myself-asked a lot of questions but was satisfied with every answer. I am difficult...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank chandydoc
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I have been back and the place is just perfect, The staff Lionel, Carla, Andre and Carlos. They all worked so hard at making this a special place to eat. The food is mouth watering. Its one place on my list if I am in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Toby L
Reviewed 3 December 2018

We noticed this restaurant whilst walking back to the hotel one afternoon. It's just off the marina tucked away between some shops and bars. You could easily walk by as it's situation is off putting. The menu looked interesting so we gave it a go....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carole M
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Although this place is in a slightly down-at-heel shopping centre, and its decor (and music) is rather dated, the food and service were exceptionally good - and actually I rather liked the music too. I started with piri piri prawns which were fantastically fresh and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nickisaac
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the fact that this restaurant is inside a tired little shopping mall. It is a hidden gem - Carla, who runs the show - is incredibly welcoming and helpful. The food is really fresh and tasty. We have a gluten/dairy intolerant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BearBear22
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews on Trip Advisor decided to try this restaurant. So glad we did. Food was amazing. We had king prawn piri piri and sole with meunière sauce and both dishes were fantastic. Good desserts too. Had a bottle of house wine which was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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jeanette c
20 June 2018|
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Response from leonelalgarve | Property representative |
Yes. We have wheelchair access. One access from the park side and another in the north side of the complex. Thank you
12 November 2017|
Response from leonelalgarve | Property representative |
Hello dear reader We Will be closed on the 24th December and OPEN on the 31st December. Best regards Leonel
Jon T
13 September 2017|
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Response from Iain27wbt | Reviewed this property |
Obviously depends how mobile you are but probably be about 10-15 minutes walk if you go along seafront. Despite Liam's comments, well worth it. Surprised at Liam's comments as I've been to the restaurant many times and never... More
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