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A Carpa

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Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
+351 289 322 689
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Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have used A Carpa for a good few years now and always go back two or three times per visit. Food is excellent, service second to none and good value for money.

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Thank Janice F
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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497 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have noticed this restaurant on previous visits but never used it. It is always very busy. Being early in the season we were able to book a table and were not disappointed. The service was very friendly and helpful. The interior decor was nice and warm. The food though was pabulous. We could only manage two courses. The soup was... More 

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london
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place we come to Vilamoura a few times a year stay at the Hilton we found this little gem when we went to parkis along the way about 5 years ago every time we go back they all know us know and always welcome you with kisses and good food again we visited last night and again food... More 

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1 Thank dizzy01london
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We live close to here and its honestly amazing. The food great but the relationship and quality the staff have with customers is amazing and they are such a lovely group of people please go if visiting

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1 Thank Tom A
Hereford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a place I have visited several times and have enjoyed the atmosphere not to mention a varied menu.

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Thank Alan F
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We came on A Carpa one night as we were heading to walk into Vilamoura .What a find lovely staff good choice of menu. I had salmon one night and steak another and it was fabulous really well prepared and presented .Lovely fresh dessert and great choice of wine and beers. Great value for money .I don't think this place... More 

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Thank Colour79
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We always eat here on our first and last evening, at least, and this visit was no exception. The food was lovely and the service from Antonio, Joseph and Georges(Richard)was up to their brilliant standards.

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Thank SHIRLEY B
Northwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This restaurant is a little outside the Marina, but well worth a visit. The food is freshly cooked and is well cooked and delicious. The kebab is an experience!

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Brigstock, Northants
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ever year we try to find a different restaurant (we've been coming 25 years) and this year we found A Carpa. We don't look for glitzy places, we can get them at home, but rather the modest but honest restaurants that serve good local dishes at a fair price. A Carpa is just that. We visited four times over two... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Another restaurant that we visited a few times during our stay. Very friendly staff. The food was good especially the kebabs. They do a special kebab which is not on the menu and is for two to share. Well worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centro Comercial Parque das Amendoeiras, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-419, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 322 689
Description
A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British Ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.

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