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Rosa's Cantina

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Rua do Sol, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-489, Portugal
+351 289 388 427
16:00 - 01:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a nachos fan, Deadly Nachos for 2 will not disappoint. Packed with freshly made guacamole, tomatoes which taste like they have just been picked and a good helping of beef, etc - it is a generous portion to share. The Javier Chicken special was succulent, flavoursome and well presented with retired beans, rice and bits. I struggled... More 

1 Thank KTS s
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved it as soon as we walked in great Mexican Atmosphere and decor we were offered nachos and a fab dip when we sat down we had the beef and chicken fajitas which were fab served with guacamole cheese and home made salsa which my husband loved the staff were so friendly and attentive we loved it so much... More 

1 Thank Eileen M
Limerick, Ireland
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous garden out front, fab food & drinks. Really authentic.. would definitely return.. great service from the lady owner

Thank babyb21866
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican atmosphere with live music and typical Mexican decor. The food was excellent! The wine list is very limited and rather disappointing ... but we had some great margaritas instead!!

Thank carlosviljoen
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A loverly restaurant with very attentive staff. I had the nachos and spicy and sour cream ! Warm nachos and really tasty sauces. The main course I had mixed fajitas for 1, both meats were cooked to perfection, and the collections of salad, beans, rice and fried peppers and onions, everything was fresh and flavoursome. I had the catalana cream... More 

Thank darrenlikestotravel
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

No need to fly around the world to Mexico if in Western Europe for authentic Mexican fare, it's right here in Vilamoura! I was delighted to find Rosa's Cantina still going strong 20 some years after my last visit. That says it all really, a tip-top restaurant run by a passionate and caring team. Thier cooking is top class and... More 

1 Thank wirelesskev
Ascot, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Try this. Coffee, served with a chocolate magnum moment, with a cinnamon stick and sugar !! Just what the Doctor ordered. Oh.......Meal was good as well.

1 Thank Rob G
Alte, Portugal
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Reading some of the reviews, we can't believe they are for this superb restaurant! This is authentic Mexican cuisine with delicious Margaritas you'd find very hard to beat! We had tortilla chips and a lovely salsa whilst waiting for our Margaritas to arrive, terrific! We ordered Deadly Nachos which were so tasty and nicely spiced, a perfect starter to share.... More 

Thank kevndave
saltburn by the sea
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114 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Very Mexican interior, friendly staff. Lovely nachos. Very filling struggled to eat main course as so full. Very busy recommend booking

Thank vampira22
Co. Louth
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Just had fajitas here now with my wife. Very nice food and lovely attentive staff not keeping you waiting. Very reasonably priced as well. Good catch. We will be back.

Thank Peter R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Sol, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-489, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 388 427

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