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Tia Ilda

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Rampa do Paraiso 18, Carvoeiro 8400-522, Portugal
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Carvoeiro is a small won on the Algrave coast and restaurants are poor quality but the Tia Ilda is a wonderful exception. The fish starters were superb and the baked dishes of seabass and dorado were really good The staff were very good and made our visit a joy

Thank Roger O
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really wanted to sit and eat here and have that amazing view, we did and it was lovely, staff helpful and nice to the children, brought out blankets for the kids (we did go in April). The food was overpriced for what you get but I suppose you pay for the view too. Food not bad at all, just standard.... More 

Thank Nomieo83
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, lovely views. Excellent staff. Near main beach. Very good for fresh fish and meat kebabs. Would recommend it for families.

Thank Susan H
South River, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a recent stay in Carvoeiro had lunch twice at this restaurant and enjoyed both meals. The view on the second floor is one of the best in the area. I had the BBQ chicken with piri-piri and fries. A signature dish in Portugal that gets little recognition but is delicious.On a beautiful sunny day this place is a hidden... More 

Thank walterram
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good location if yu make sure you are upstairs with the view. Serice and food good until after main course. Seems to then go downhill when waiters seem to disappear into clearing up. One of the better restaurants in town.

Thank Robert S
Manchester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant overlooking Carvoeiro, happy friendly staff, good selection of meat fish pasta and pizza dishes, finished off with some lovely desserts. They did not do glasses of prosecco so had to order a bottle!!! Sat overlooking the ocean it was a perfect evening.

Thank Geraldine M
Brighton, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We where very much looking forward to a 'date night' here - leaving the kids at the Villa. However, we where really disappointed. Food was average to say the least. My starter of melon and ham was not good - the melon wasn't right and the ham didn't feel fresh. Our main courses where also very lack lustre. On a... More 

Thank Iainthomas39
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely view and good seafood kebab. Friendly service, special menue for kids. Recomended for perfect lunch with sea view!

Thank Anne-Liis O
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here tonight and the food was Great , service was very good and the setting is great to . The Prawn Stroganoff and Shellfish Bean Stew were delicious, as was the house wine . Be careful though as the Bread, Olives and Tuna Pate you are given as a taster is 6 Euro . On the whole though this... More 

Thank DaveandShaz
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I dropped into Tia Ilda in Carvoeiro after a recommendation from a friend for a late lunch. The restaurant is on 2 levels and can get quite busy around and just after lunchtime. The best view of Praia Carvoeiro is obviously from the 2nd level :) I ordered the Filet Mignon which considering the location of the restaurant was pretty... More 

Thank David G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rampa do Paraiso 18, Carvoeiro 8400-522, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: 282357830

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