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Rosa's Cantina

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Rua do Sol, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-489, Portugal
+351 289 388 427
16:00 - 01:00
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Wed - Mon 16:00 - 01:00
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A loverly restaurant with very attentive staff. I had the nachos and spicy and sour cream ! Warm nachos and really tasty sauces. The main course I had mixed fajitas for 1, both meats were cooked to perfection, and the collections of salad, beans, rice and fried peppers and onions, everything was fresh and flavoursome. I had the catalana cream... More 

Thank darrenlikestotravel
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

No need to fly around the world to Mexico if in Western Europe for authentic Mexican fare, it's right here in Vilamoura! I was delighted to find Rosa's Cantina still going strong 20 some years after my last visit. That says it all really, a tip-top restaurant run by a passionate and caring team. Thier cooking is top class and... More 

1 Thank wirelesskev
Ascot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Try this. Coffee, served with a chocolate magnum moment, with a cinnamon stick and sugar !! Just what the Doctor ordered. Oh.......Meal was good as well.

1 Thank Rob G
Alte, Portugal
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Reading some of the reviews, we can't believe they are for this superb restaurant! This is authentic Mexican cuisine with delicious Margaritas you'd find very hard to beat! We had tortilla chips and a lovely salsa whilst waiting for our Margaritas to arrive, terrific! We ordered Deadly Nachos which were so tasty and nicely spiced, a perfect starter to share.... More 

Thank kevndave
saltburn by the sea
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very Mexican interior, friendly staff. Lovely nachos. Very filling struggled to eat main course as so full. Very busy recommend booking

Thank vampira22
Co. Louth
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Just had fajitas here now with my wife. Very nice food and lovely attentive staff not keeping you waiting. Very reasonably priced as well. Good catch. We will be back.

Thank Peter R
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This Mexican is a short walk from the marina and well worth finding. The quality of the food and the service from the owner were great. We sat outside in a covered garden which had a good atmosphere. Great value too. Not to be missed if you like Mexican

Thank ApplegarthWarrington
Faro District, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

since we move to portugal we visit rosa cantina,,a few times..we love mexican food..when we go we have burrito or mix fajitas for two..delicious food and reasonable prices..lovely margaritas as well..the owner is always friendly with us,,nice service good food,,worth a visit for a good mexican

Thank georgepit231
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54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Enchanting setting and nice welcome. My food was lovely although some surprise from others in our group at the lack of 'sizzling' skillets. Disappointed to have to pay for additional sour cream which was a bit mean given that the food although reasonable certainly isn't cheap. The Singer was a great touch though and really added to the atmosphere. Could... More 

Thank craigybabyCrewe
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Food was OK although in my opinion the portions were small. I had fajitas and had to pay an addition euro 2.75 for an extremely small portion of sour cream. Spoilt otherwise a great meal.

2 Thank Mal l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Sol, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-489, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 388 427

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