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Safari Restaurant

Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 423 540
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (38 reviews)
“mixed kebab” (8 reviews)
“prawns” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Revisited here last night. Fabulous Sea Bass and Golden Bream simply cooked and beautiful. Garlic bread starter YUMMY. Very nice serving staff and an organised kitchen. Nice outdoor eating space with wonderfull sea views. Simple but inexpensive menu .Will be back. M

Thank Monica D
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We ate here early April. After a very warm welcome we were seated inside next to the outside deck area. The friendly waiter attending us offered excellent advice regarding our wine choice. I chose the lamb stew which was fantastic, tender lamb with very little...More

Thank marcojbpolo
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant for dinner. Started talking to the owner and he,showed us the menu and the fresh fish that came in that day. We both had sea base that was grilled to perfection. Fabulous Wine recommendation. Nice conversation with staff and...More

Thank gaylerpittsfieldma
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

After stumbling across this delightful bar/restaurant on a sunny afternoon and befriending the owner Francisco, we returned in the evening. We enjoyed good wine, good food (seabass) followed up with chocolate mousse and Irish coffee. A great atmosphere in this place owned by the same...More

Thank Reelkp
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We ate dinner here just 2 nights ago. We both had sea bass and it was wonderful , so fresh and cooked to perfection! The service was fantastic and the owner and staff very friendly. We really enjoyed it and would debit entirely recommend!

Thank 65sal
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Our family had lunch at Safari. It is a really nice place to eat, the food was delicious. The room is cosy, well decorated, and the sea view is terrific.

1  Thank Joana_Crisna
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stumbled upon Safari from the seaside entrance while having a walk. A great place for a drink at the end of a day. A friendly and relaxed ambience. We decided to have an evening meal there a couple nights later. To start, the best...More

Thank dna2017
Francisco C, Owner at Safari Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow thank you so much for your kind words! We really appreciate this kind of feedback. We hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Absolutely worth a visit! Delicious dinner with fish or other dishes and wine of-course. Very friendly and prompt service. Offers a good view of the beach. View of the Restaurant from the street is a little misleading or strange. Once you enter, you are in...More

Thank Ashok S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I enjoyed eating Golden Bream with potatoes and vegetables there. Very delicious! Nice ocean view. It's a pity it was growing dark quickly. The waiter was very professional and service was perfect.

Thank Traveling_Inna
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Have been going to Safari for at least 14 years. Just love their chicken curry (not like an Indian curry) which is nicely flavoured with spices. I believe the recipe is Angolan. Lovely staff also. I must try some of their other dishes but so...More

Thank alandmal
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Does the restaurant open in December?
13 August 2015|
Response from gourmet121 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. They also provide a special dinner on Christmas eve and a very special nigth on the 31st of Dedember to welcome the New year. I have telephoned them to comfirm it.
Esther P
Ofrecen alternativas sin gluten? Y si es así, qué tipo d menú? Gracias
13 December 2016|
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Response from ALBERTO G | Reviewed this property |
si ,sobre todo pescado fresco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha
  • Phone Number: +351 282 423 540
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