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Mar a Vista

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Rua da Mareta, Sagres 8650-361, Portugal
+351 282 624 247
10:00 - 22:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here having been told it offered great views. Sadly it was nighttime (no view in sight). However, even more disappointingly we had the worst meal of our entire holiday in Portugal here. We did receive a friendly welcome and a complimentary glass of wine on arrival which was lovely. But we ordered a sea bass to be grilled,... More 

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Alsager, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a drink here in the afternoon last week and enjoyed it. Went today and we were refused at 1400. No explanation given until we questioned why. Apparently it is Carnival timecard they only do lunch at that time despite there being empty tables. Very poor customer service in my opinion.

Thank Pikemere
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Returned in autumn 2016 to visit Sagres, the location of our honeymoon 40+ years ago. What a transformation! It is now the surfing capital of the Algarve with surf shops, surf schools etc. everywhere. We ate at the Mar a Vista restaurant overlooking the sea and enjoyed a great meal of fish and seafood. We'd recommend it to anyone paying... More 

Thank Sorcha P
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great views from this restaurant overlooking the sea. Service was ok, not very attentive. Food took a long time considering it wasn't that busy.

Thank Martina K
Aarhus, Denmark
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Nice fish with lots of different vegetables. Only slightly overcooked for my taste. Chicken Piri Piri also good. Generous amount and good housewine. The view lovely. The service very friendly and competent. We will be back.

Thank Linda H
Prague, Czech Republic
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38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The restaurant is specialized in fredh fish and seafood and traditional Portuguese fish dishes as Cataplana or Rice with fish or seafood, the both of which I really recommend. It is not cheap, but provides good service and quality food.

Thank Katka U
London, England, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice lunch here. Sea food was fresh, well prepared, and service was quick and efficient. Very nice views of the ocean from the terrace. Recommended.

Thank Eric_Lemon
Burnie, Australia
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151 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We chose the place for the fabulous view overlooking cliffs and sea. One could sit inside or out but in a lovely day inside was empty and outside was 80%full. This did not speed our meal which took nearly 50 minutes to arrive. The food was ok, not memorable. Fairly plain and something we could have cooked at home. We... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Looking for a place to have lunch with a patio and view we found this place while exploring the area. Food was Ok and little pricy for lunch, lots of flies!!

Thank lucymaryd
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Whatever You take from the menu - You will be delighted. Listen to recommendation of the waiter. You will enjoy everything. Great service, lovely atmosphere. Want to come back there

Thank MartaeM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Mareta, Sagres 8650-361, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sagres
  • Phone Number: +351 282 624 247

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