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Restaurante O Cesteiro

Avenida do Cerro da Vila | Loja 84, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-403, Portugal
+351 289 312 961
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh fish” (19 reviews)
“clams” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Avenida do Cerro da Vila | Loja 84, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-403, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The four of us who dined here are not normally fish eaters but it Came highly recommended so we gave it a go. Got to pick the fish from the counter where they weigh it in front of you. Sardines to start were beautiful but...More

1  Thank alun o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch and you are asked to pick your fish from the glass cabinet. We both chose Sea Bassand it was huuuuuge! It was cut in half lengthways and we were served with half each. We have never eaten such a large amount...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very good dinner here, Our last visit to Vilamoura was about 8 years ago - we were no5 disappointed. Excellent fish - very good service.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely situated restaurant over looking the marina. Selected your fish choice on arrival , informed at this point of price. We chose garlic prawns each for starters, 16 euros for a small bowl of tiny prawns definitely not worth the price . We were given...More

Thank V2donald
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose our fish and it was cooked perflectly, we had Portuguese potatoes with it, and lovely vegetables. We had a very tasty complimentary amuse bouche type thing and we ordered garlic prawns in hot oil to start, OMG, amazing. The wine was very reasonably...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here, sardines and sea bass, both cooked well, attentive staff and view of the marina

Thank tildyanne
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Unique Fish selection is excellent. Fresh and spoilt for choice, but a bit expensive. View over Marina is lovely. Go for outside if you can. Fish cooked well but choice of fries or potatoes a bit limited. I had gazpacho which was lovely. Service a...More

Thank Andrewintheuk
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by our hotel concierge. When you arrive you are met with a fridge full of fresh fish and shellfish which you have to select before sitting down. We chose oysters, clams and an octopus salad - all three dishes were...More

Thank Coolcruiserman
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A great. Since the moment we walked in until we left the staff was caring and very helpful. The food was simply amazing. The fish was so fresh, the clams were cooked perfectly, everything was great. Well done, we will make this part of our...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

They only accept reservations as late as 20:30, but just show up if it's later and I assure you it's worth it. We had clams, calamari, and shrimp with garlic and olive oil. The service was fantastic. Don't miss this place!

Thank Bill D
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Stephen L
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Response from Rob M | Reviewed this property |
If they are open - you will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$77
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida do Cerro da Vila | Loja 84, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-403, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 312 961
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