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Restaurante Calixtos a Rocha

Urbanizacao Vale do Olival, Armacao de Pera 8365-158, Portugal
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
27 Mar 2018
“Dinner on the Beach”
5 Oct 2016
“Simply a Holiday Must”
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood
€€ - €€€
Urbanizacao Vale do Olival, Armacao de Pera 8365-158, Portugal
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

What a magical find after a long day touring. Listening to the lapping waves and watching the sun set. The food was excellent. Hope cooked just like my grandma would have. Fresh and full of flavour. Traditional Portuguese Cod (bacalhau) and Tuna steak for my...More

Thank Monicat30
Reviewed 5 October 2016

What a find this was only dropped in for a cooling drink midday but discovered that this really was the place where we should be coming for dinner in the evening. Only came the first time to see if the promise really did materialise -...More

Thank phill706
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We have now had both lunch and dinner here during our holiday, highly recommend it, lovely honest home cooked food, we adored the portion of clams and the fried prawns we had for lunch, lovely and garlicky and so fresh, we also returned for dinner...More

Thank wilsy777
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Stopped by here after a great day at the beach. I had the sardines with boiled potatoes, were absolutely delicious, my lad had the pork with mushrooms, not a scrap left on his plate. Very good value for money and very friendly service

Thank liannekent63792016
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Went for lunch with friends. I had grilled sardines which I thoroughly enjoyed. My friends had fresh sea bass which seemed to go down very well with the aid of a lovely bottle of vinho verde wine. The restaurant is actually on the beach and...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

If you are at the rocky end of the beach you must try A Rocha for a delicious bite to eat and refreshments! Brothers Francisco and Jose are most welcoming and real characters. We loved loved the banter equally as well as the food! Bom...More

1  Thank Alison S
Reviewed 24 September 2015

stopped off for drinks and lunch whilst on the beach. sardines excellent and other half had sea bass with drinks and bread etc 40 euros. not cheap but to sit and chat with the view priceless . good friendly staff . situated on the beach...More

Thank grantisimo
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

We made a pit stop here one very hot afternoon and enjoyed the wonderful views and cooling breeze in the shade while we enjoyed a few drinks. A completely relaxing place to visit, the music was great and we stayed longer than we meant to....More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here August 13 , ordered the grilled ribs , they were nice , they came with French fries and a salad , nice views of the beach, place is totally understaffed, the whole experience took an hour and a half , I was...More

Reviewed 26 July 2015

We discovered this bar as we walked along the beach from our hotel and decided to visit one lunchtime for a cooling drink and a snack. So glad we did. We shared a toastie and some fries and enjoyed the location so much we stayed...More

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  • Address: Urbanizacao Vale do Olival, Armacao de Pera 8365-158, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Armacao de Pera
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