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A Carpa

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner

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A real gem. Father and son run and it is where all the British ex-Pats eat as excellent value for money.
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Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews mixed kebab steak homemade chips tomato soup sardines sea bass chicken skewers potatoes curry parque mourabel complimentary brandy ate here sense of humour every night family run restaurant most nights
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Don't think you can go wrong with a family run business. This is a real favourite of ours. Antonio, Joseph and Jorge look after you really well. Unfortunately they close in the winter.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Janice F
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

My family have been going to a Carpa or (Antonio’s) as we know it and been going there for ages.The staff are incredibly friendly and a very reliable number to have, the restraunt is a family run restraunt and you feel that when you walk...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 804andy
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Ate here impromptu after returning from a late coach trip as didn't want to walk down to the Marina. The food was excellent and very reasonable. Recommended

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Steve P
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Staff are great with a sense of humour. It offers more than its appearance may suggest. Quaint and basic, the food is always a very good standard.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank I6171EHbens
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

After a week staying at the Oasis village villamora this restaurant was on the way to the marina as we past it a couple of times from the outside didn't look much but after the reviews we thought we'd give it a try went on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Inspiration783277
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Having walked around most of the afternoon and not wanting to drive in the evening we headed out towards town but fell upon this gem of a place. Ok so it’s not on the marina but we were welcomed to a table for two outside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank N9088PHchrism
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Brilliant restaurant - best in Vilamoura and great value. Recommend booking as very busy during the season

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lucy G
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Had our evening meal twice during our stay. Antonio the owner is a very welcoming host. The food was extremely good and reasonably priced. A Carpa is not a large restaurant and always busy during the evenings so if you like to dine outside as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank steven m
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This place came highly recommended but I found it very disappointing. It was full when we arrived so we were asked to wait in a nearby bar and told someone would come and get us when a table was free. This didn't happen and when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Half_a_Malteser
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The owner, Antonio and his son Joseph and son-in-law Ricardo were as friendly as always. Having eaten here many times over the years we are very saddened by the real decline in the food. The clams starter was almost cold and seemed like they had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PeterandKath186466
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July 17, 2018|
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Response from Rosepink22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure. The owners are very friendly and helpful, so it's probably best to call in when you are there.
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August 23, 2017|
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Response from Wayne10w | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so but did not look that hard not being a vegetarian, if you eat fish then it's a yes.
March 29, 2016|
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Response from blueally | Reviewed this property |
I do know this is not a question.....I was merely trying to help notify the owners of the mistake, never-mind i'll inform them in person this July....
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