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Rafael Restaurante Bar

Avenida Tivoli | Inside the Hotel Portobelo, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
+351 289 324 558
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Tivoli | Inside the Hotel Portobelo, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Been going here for 4years and it gets better every visit. The food is always superb well cooked and delicious. They are updating the furniture and it is so comfortable. They are family run and very friendly and caring nothing is a bother. Not the...More

Thank surose7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of eating here twice during our week in Vilamoura, great service, polite staff and excellent food, highly recommend this place, thank you

1  Thank Dublingirl811
Reviewed 4 days ago

As a surprise we were invited by Walter the owner of the wonderful WOW chauffeur company to this place of excellence . What a night firstly the welcome was as if we were royalty and the food and service were beyond belief. Cannot wait to...More

Thank tony_dalstenne
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Back again at the fabulous Restaurante Rafael . Great welcome to the area and amazing food .😀 Pre order a cataplana from chef Luis , you won’t regret it .

1  Thank chh137
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We would highly recommend this place, the food was very good and service is very gud, staff are friendly!!

1  Thank Moj D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by our tour director. We were staying just a little bit away in Dom Pedro Vilamoura. So it was easy to stroll over for supper. I had 2 starters. A soup of the day - creamy vegetables which is made creamy...More

1  Thank DINKSinOntario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely meal, beautifully presented and service was excellent. Will definitely return when we visit the area again.

1  Thank tellyg5418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great staff and great service couldn't fault it from start to finish Def worth a visit just off the marina.

Thank Bigdol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Dom Pedro Vilamoura and had walked past this restaurant on previous trips but had never opted to go in however this time we’d looked it up online and the reviews seemed good so gave it a try! Initially put off...More

2  Thank Sophie2406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here on our first night in Vilamoura and had a very good meal. Service was prompt and friendly, food was well prepared and good value for money. My wife's burger was, in her words, just the "right size to eat" and was cooked...More

1  Thank Ian F
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November 12, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from whiterosegen | Reviewed this property |
I can't imagine that it would be closed. Rafael's restaurant fronts onto and is part of the Dom Pedro Portobelo Aparthotel and that is certainly open over the entire Christmas period. An email to the Dom Pedro would confirm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tivoli | Inside the Hotel Portobelo, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 324 558
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With over 25 years of experience, Chef Luis Rafael, after working in various hotel units reference in Algarve, now boasts of having your own space where you have the greatest pleasure to welcome you for lunch or dinner, enjoying an area of ​​excellence, friendly, able to bind more than 80 seated and with ample poolside terrace.
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