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“Its good for the area but is it worth the rave reviews?”
Review of Agua Na Boca

Agua Na Boca
Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Salema
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 November 2013

We have been going to the region for 12 years now and have a place in Almadena so tend not to travel out this way too much. We looked for new places and used TA to find Agua na Boca as the most recommended place. Rang first night but fully booked so made reservation for next night. The place is lovely and the waiting staff very helpful and friendly. The menu looked very appealing with some attractive choices. My meal was poor but my partners good. My starter of Shrimp cocktail was poor with sad browning lettuce and 5 tasteless prawns. My main of rabbit in red wine was tasty but the rabbit was cold and the sauce warm. It seemed very clear that the rabbit had been put beck in the pot just before serving and had not been brought back to any temperature. Fortunately I was not adversely affected! My partners smoked salmon followed by lamb fillet was good, particularly the lamb. The place was packed and returning visitors seemed to be very well catered for by the owner. Its just a shame that not all the food was up to scratch.

Because of the good reviews of others we will try it again, and if improved, will update my review to reflect that.

As with other reviews, visit the bar next door.....its great!

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Reviewed 30 October 2013

Our second visit this year. This time it was Linda's birthday so we thought we'd push the boat out.
Every time a winner here.
Including champagne, the bill for 4 came to €232.
This is a popular spot and with good reason, so make sure you book well in advance particularly in the tourist season.

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Reviewed 23 October 2013

By reputation the best place to eat in Salema. Delicious food and wine served with style. Make a reservation as it was full even on a Tuesday night in October.

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Reviewed 21 October 2013

Book early to avoid disappointment,even in the low season. This restaurant was bustling and busy every night and clearly people had come from miles around. It had a great menu especially for fish and the staff were friendly knowledgeable and eager to help and advise.I had an octopus 'stew' that was quite dry and more like pan fried (but delicious) and my husband had catch of the day cooked however he wanted. The wine atmosphere and everything was lovely. Afterwards go for a romantic stroll on salema's beachfront which is just round the corner or if you have any room a cocktail at one of the two bars in the same street.

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Thank redforpluck
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Reviewed 13 October 2013

We always eat here when staying nearby, and have never been disappointed. It's always busy, great atmosphere, and the food is consistently excellent. The owner knows his customers, and is supported by experienced and very friendly staff. We look forward to returning next year.

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Thank Nigel129
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