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Largo Infante Don Henrique No 2 | Junto a Praia dos Pescadores, Armacao de Pera 8365, Portugal
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United Kingdom
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not a lot has changed in two years. At 12.50€ for the tourist menu you can eat cheaper and better in this town. Three choices we made for our dessert were unavailable and one starter.

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New Brunswick, Canada
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Some in our party had okay meals but one person was served bad swordfish. Too old or something. Other meals were indifferent to average. Go to adjacent restaurant A Lota which is a bit pricier but much better quality and service.

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Thank Paradoxpointer1
St. John's, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided to eat here after visiting Pedro's across the street. Looked like fine dining. Decided to have the tenderloin steak. Tough as nails, fried onions were uncooked placed over the bit of salad. Couldn't believe it when I saw that the "chips" were frozen cardboard. My wife had the chicken piri piri. Bland and again served... More 

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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a lovely meal,great value. Staff helpful and friendly as usual. Will definitely be back.

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Devon
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here as a family and chose the excellent value for money tourist menu. Huge choice of dishes, all of which we tried were excellent. Serving both fish meat and vegetarian. The menu included bread drinks and sardine pate and olives, with 3 courses. Choice of about 20 different puddings. Really popular with fairly large groups of people, very... More 

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West Malling, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate lunch here and ordered grilled sardines with potatoes and salad @ 9.50 euro!.The young waiter mad a mistake and came out with a grilled selection of sardines, sea bass, salmon & squid. He was very apologetic and offered this for the same price AND a free drink. The food was excellent but we were unable to finish it all.... More 

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Branston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Hera as recommended by a friend. When we arrived it was full, which was a good sign. We were told it would be ten minutes for a table, which turned into twenty minutes. Plus we had to wait stood up as there is no waiting area so we had to dodge the speeding waiters for that time.... More 

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Thank Snapplegrape
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great Staff, Great view. But that's where the superlatives end I'm afraid. Oh ... to be fair the tomato sauce on the mussels which I had for starters was exceptionally tasty but the mussels were minuscule and not especially fresh. Tomato, onion and garlic isn't a combination you can bugger up. The rest of the food was straight out of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Ok so a lunchtime visit here as a recommendation by my mother who lives local. We opted for the tourist menu, which you have to ask for, and is actually only known about by the locals. Not as much choice as the main menu but a 3 course lunch time meal including, cava, the bread, olives and paste, coffee and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with friends. Our party had a selection from the menu including the Chicken Piri Piri, Clams, Omelette and Gambas all very tasty and good value. They have a selection of very reasonable wines which we sampled. Overall it a well run traditional Portuguese restaurant with very pleasant staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Infante Don Henrique No 2 | Junto a Praia dos Pescadores, Armacao de Pera 8365, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Armacao de Pera
  • Phone Number: Armaçao de Pera
Description
Tel 282 312 770; Cannot understand why you wouldn't list this place - as good as if not better than many places reviewed in Armacao de Pera.

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