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unexpectedly nice

situated in the townsquare of the small village, Caramba bar is a busy bar/ restaurant where the... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2017
via mobile
Good food nice atmosphere.

Great food for great prices. Nice and warm which is good on rainy days. Lively place with locals... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2017
via mobile
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20 Aug 2017
“unexpectedly nice”
12 Feb 2017
“Good food nice atmosphere. ”
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

situated in the townsquare of the small village, Caramba bar is a busy bar/ restaurant where the locals come in combination with tourists. Open till late it is continiously busy, causing somewhat of a wait between ordering and being served. Food is good, prices are...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Great food for great prices. Nice and warm which is good on rainy days. Lively place with locals and some tourists. But mostly a great local feeling. Portugues food and great value for money. Really friendly staff.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank 298rubenv
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here previously last year and really enjoyed our meals from the special board. This time we ordered sweet chilli chicken which turned out to be a leg covered in chilli sauce!! Others had stone bass, only one out of the three ordered...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Hawthorne154
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Completely unpretentious and great value! Drew said I had to write a review!!! If you are ever in this beautiful area, check it out!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank EmmaM3641
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Its been over a year since I live in Portugal,but one of the best places to eat it is Caramba!every single dish starting from burgers and up to the main are realy amaizing!The owner is one of the kind!realy nice person!and it is not expensive...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Ksenija M
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

We have visited the caramba on numerous occasions and every time the food has been excellent and really reasonably priced, plus the drinks are also very cheap and good quality, I'm sure we will be visiting again in the future!!

Thank jamespZ9685RD
Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

Having lived in Bensafrim for six months last year I can safely say this is my favourite bar in the nearby area. Fantastic value for money. The portions are huge and incredibly tasty. The bar itself is very cosy. I took a lot of friends...More

1  Thank newfoundgem
Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed in Barao de São Joao for 2 weeks in June. We ate at Caramba's a few times. Marco the owner was always so friendly & the food so delicious. One night we just popped in for drinks before going back to our cottage...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank Brigette
Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We visited almost every day for two weeks either for lunch or dinner. A real gem. Food and drink really good value. Only tip patience is a virtue as it gets really busy and you may have a wait but well worth it.

Thank Georgina625
Reviewed March 17, 2014

This bar can be found in the sleepy village of Barao De Sao Joao, which is around 1 to 2 kilometres from Lagos Zoo. The village, although Portuguese, seems to be inhabited by multi nationals who all seem very friendly. Marco, the owner takes great...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank rabbitseason
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