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Restaurante Cataplana

Avenida da Marina | Lj 11, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
+351 289 316 027
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (20 reviews)
“sardines” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Avenida da Marina | Lj 11, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We were looking for a restaurant to celebrate a birthday in family and we chose this restaurant because of the reviews we read here. And it did deliver! Everybody was very nice, the lady that manages it went out of her way to get a...More

Thank CristinaMoura
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Ordered the monkfish cataplana with my boyfriend. Monkfish was like rubber and the prawns were tiny and overcooked. Very little fish considering the portion. Felt tad though we were given scraps and we both had dodgy stomachs the next day.

2  Thank Boggz_2014
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My family and I were in Vilamoura to celebrate my 60th Birthday. I looked on Trip Advisor for a recommendation of a local restaurant and found the Cataplana. What a find it was. There was 15 of us and the evening could not have been...More

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Visited with a large family of 9. Everyone found something from the menu, and they even offered to serve smaller portion for my two younger nieces, very nice! My sister had lamb chops and wished that the side dish would've been mentioned in the menu....More

Thank EK05
Reviewed 11 June 2018

We only dined here as they were offering a free glass of wine. Food was nothing special, felt slightly ignored as I think we didn't order the most expensive item on the menu. Next table were all having fish and they made such a fuss...More

Thank teresa190
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Definately a place to eat if your ever at Villamaura. Traditional local food, great flavours and very reasonably priced compared to the restaurants at the harbour

1  Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We went to Vilamoura in May 2018. One of the restaurants we ate in was Restaurant Cataplana. W visited this restaurant three times and had great meals there each time. Not only were the meals excellent but the staff were really nice and gave very...More

Thank danbickerton
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Quite an understated looking place but absolutely worth a visit. We received a very warm welcome and we had nothing but the most attentive and friendly service throughout, and I think it was the same for everyone. The food was immaculate, especially the monkfish and...More

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Sat in the glare of McDonalds is this enjoyable restaurant that we took a plunge on when we were at a loose end. The prices are not too bad at all - we had the chargrilled piri piri chicken and the spaghetti Bolognese. These two...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

One of our favourite restaurants to visit on holiday. Friendly staff plenty of time to choose your food, check outside for the specials board for bargains. Once again we had a great time here. Looking forward to returning next holiday.

Thank trevore415
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10 June 2018|
Response from danbickerton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don' recall exactly on the menu
Rina D
6 January 2016|
Response from danbickerton | Reviewed this property |
I should imagine the restaurant will be open because it seems to be family run business. That is unless they have their annual holidays at that time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$53
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida da Marina | Lj 11, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 316 027
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