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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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Hereford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Alan F
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank Colour79
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

Northwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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!

1 Thank Liz L
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 

1 Thank Georginabix
Sleaford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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.

1 Thank stevo1995
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here a couple of times and food very good. Had steak and Chicken kebab and both meals big, tasty, and value for money. Also received free port at end of meal. One minor negative for restaurant was limited menu however would recommend this restaurant and would come again.

1 Thank Philip O
Rosyth, United Kingdom
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220 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal last night lamb chops vegetables and boiled potatoes . There's a good menu. Nice staff. Clean restaurant .

1 Thank Carol K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is lovely but had nearly given up on finding it but then we went on the tourist train and found it was the end of the route

1 Thank Ian F
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Went on 26 Aug, tried getting in on previous visit to Vilamoura but were booked up, well worth it. It's one of those places you would walk by because it's not fancy from the outside, but as the old saying goes don't always go on looks. The food was really good, in our case garlic prawns, garlic mushrooms, bream with... More 

1 Thank Taffinexile1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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?