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O Salmao

Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
+351 282 357 031
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bass” (7 reviews)
“tarts” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Portuguese, International, European
€€ - €€€
Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 127 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely menu, really good food. Variety of fish and meat dishes. Had sardines to start, hake for main. Not very large so you need to book. Recommended.

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Mount Carvoeiro this pretty little restaurant is still run by Christina who is very welcoming. We had an unusual fish called Channel Bass which came up piping hot and was simply superb. A very pleasant experience

Thank mariabarnes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been going here for many years and have never been disappointed. Taken many family members and guests with us and never had anything other than total satisfaction. Good wine selection at reasonable prices. Car parking on all sides. Entertainment in the square, with is...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had a light dinner very good staff and food. Not knock out food but tasty and two courses leaves room for pudding

1  Thank diane w
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We returned to Carvoeiro after 14 years and decided to visit this retaurant again. Nothing has changed. Still ran by a lovely familly and still serving great food at a good price. I had the king prawns to start but asked for them to be...More

1  Thank Liam T
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We went here for a birthday celebration. We had previously requested the duck in drambuie sauce ( our favourite dish which is offered as a special) and they were happy to serve it on this special occasion. Everyone had excellent food. The staff were attentive...More

1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Family run business, providing, good service and excellent choice of a variety of cooked to order dishes. Change "specials" on a weekly basis.

1  Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We have visited this restaurant several times and never had a bad meal. This visit was no exception. Great service and wonderful food. I had the tuna steak special and it was the best I have ever tasted. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Cadenza133
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Incredibly slow service, impertinent staff and the food, when it did finally arrive was very mediocre. I thought microwaved/ boil in the bag food was supposed to be quick?!

Thank scallyali
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very pleasant setting with ample menu choice, including daily specials. I had the Tomato and Basil Soup to start, delicious and fresh. Sea Bass with Shrimp Sauce for main, perfectly cooked and not over sauced with Ice Cream Profiteroles for dessert. All accompanied by a...More

1  Thank Michelle E
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monte Carvoeiro | Lote 52, Carvoeiro 8400 Lagoa, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 282 357 031
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