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Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 431 420
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Paso Robles, California
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106 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

There can't be many restaurants in the world where you have a view of the local river, the Atlantic Ocean and a beautiful sandy beach. As an extra bonus, the food was very good and our white wine was crisp and cold. All in all a great experience.

Thank twovagabonds
Rush, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This place has beautiful food and great service. During the day at the front overlooking the beach was so relaxing.

Thank alfiecar86
Marbella, Spain
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The service was polite and courteous. The waiters are attentive. The steaks were cooked to perfection. It is on the main drag of beach strip. No parking ..parking on parallel street. The walk is nice. The prices are normal range of USA and UK. The patio was quiet and on the beach boardwalk. We will return tonight again.

Thank Samuel S
Dukinfield, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited the restaurant for dinner, the terrace overlooks the sea, the staff are very friendly and helpful, it was very relaxing. We both had piri piri chicken which was delicious.

Thank Tracey L
Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Had lunch on a couple of occasions during a recent week long stay in the area. Very friendly staff, good menu choices and the food was superb. Well worth a visit.

Thank RoaminRichard
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant , food well cooked and presented and the star of the show is Alvin ! He puts his heart and soul into entertaining and serving his customers . We are here twice a variety of dishes off the menu everyone was delighted . Make this a defo stop when your on the beachside.

Thank Kathybanker
ebbw vale
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Most of the sea front restaurants are ok, same menu, same kind of prices. The ones nearest the sea are a touch more expensive than the ones further back . This place is overlooking the beach, so about 10% more than the ones further back. BUT their food is 10% better, biggish portions, fresher, and 10% better view. All good.... More 

Thank missingman
Suffolk UK
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103 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Ate here a few times during my visit and had something different each time. All the meals were excellent and I liked the decor. Some of the waiters seemed a little distant, but they were all efficient and helpful. I am happy to recommend this restaurant. The food had a touch of Portuguese authenticity which was a big plus. The... More 

Thank nagsSuffolkUK
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very rude staff....my other half 6"6 waiter found it highly amusing giving me 5"3 an pint an hubby the small glass if wine...highly entertained themselves at end of table...food just edible

Thank Jane H
Oadby, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The restaurant was packed. I mean rammed with local people. The atmosphere was fantastic and the caberet act exceptional. Decided to try Cataplana as the local delicacy. Probably good but not to our liking. Glad we had it as we wouldn't be thinking about tryining during the ret of our holiday. This place has to be number-1 on the strip.... More 

Thank Bill W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha
  • Phone Number: +351 282 431 420

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?