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Mira Mar

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Salema, Portugal
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Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have enjoyed two or three very good meals in this restaurant in the past but were very annoyed by their 'No reservations' policy which they seem to think makes sense when one arrives early, as suggested the previous evening and cannot get a table because they are reserved. They obviously have some communication problem which is a pity because... More 

Thank Graeme D
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were 4 cyclists having cycled 30k. Sat outside as we were in Lycra. Ordered beers and looked at menus. We ordered 3 fish soup but the fourth member asked if he could have a burger, he had not looked at the menue. Waiter said they did not do burgers so my friend asked if he could have a toast... More 

Thank KillarneyCork
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

In short: decent priced good food with a sea view in a cosy atmosphere. During our holiday in Portugal we went down to salema for an early dinner and found a table for two with a sea view. The place is not spacy, but provided an cosy atmosphere. The waitor and waitress were friendly and spoke English very well, service... More 

Thank EvertZw
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I called here for evening meal , firstly the setting is superb it's right off the beach and you can watch the sun set. The service was very good and efficent and the waitress friendly and you can see the chef cooking the food in the kitchen. I ordered sea food rice which was fantastic with loads... More 

Thank Andrew B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We'd heard about this place from the hotel we were staying at. We popped over in the afternoon to make dinner reservations. She told us they don't take reservations, but since it was just 2 of us, we'd find a spot. And as promised, we did. Enjoyed a lovely long dinner with two bottles of wine. Excellent seafood spaghetti and... More 

Thank revatis
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Thought I would review this resteraunt as we had the best meal we have had this holiday. Was quite amused at the comments of others . I'm probably a bit less critical as I lived in Germany for 3 years - although my husband did make some comments last night which we just laughed about at the time. So the... More 

Thank Christine B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had been advised that this restaurant was worth visiting, but I'm sorry we did. The female waiter was very unfriendly and short (which should've been a sign) when we enquired about booking a table on previous nights and told us they didn't take reservations. On the night we managed to get a table the male waiter was as unfriendly... More 

Thank Sal471
Bebington, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

My 3 star rating is based entirely on the atrocious attitude of the main waitress. We've been here before on a couple of occasions and the food is always decent but the waitress is actually comical as she's so rude. It's a real shame because it's a great little place.

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Spital wirral
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I came for the second time today. I had fish rice which is decent although pricey. Only complaint was it was full of grit so I couldn't chew it properly, maybe due to non cleaning prior to cooking. I would give it a much higher rating if it wasn't for the German waitress who makes you feel like something she's... More 

Thank Simonas2702
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

So don't try to get a table if you are more than 3 or 4. Although they had enough spaces available they wouldn't give them to us as we were a big group. Then they said some tables were reserved although they don't take bookings. Strange.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salema, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Salema

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