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Pimenta & Pasta

Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
+351 289 398 901
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (109 reviews)
“lemon sorbet” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great lamb for all to enjoy
"Excellent restaurant, particularly their lamb dishes."
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2. Best restaurant in the area
"I was delighted with the food and service"
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3. Consistent...
"Three visits confirmed a consistently high quality of food and service"
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Reviewed yesterday

A large group of us went to dinner and had an excellent experience. The food was great and presentation of the terrace spot on. The atmosphere was just right but due to the lighting over the table it felt you were having a private dinner....More

Thank Explorer0992
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We've come here 4 times now over 3 visits to Vilamoura and every time it's been the best meal we have had. Beautiful courtyard venue, lovely tables, glasses, lighting, big round tables for larger groups small intimate tables for smaller. The food is top notch,...More

Thank DMCaro
joserodrigues_chllmt, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pimenta & Pasta, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2017

Dear DMCaro, Reviews like this fuel our hearts and make us try better every single day. It is truly nice to know that our efforts are paying off. We are hard at work to make our business the business of choice for those who appreciate...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to Pimenta & Pasta as a family of 5 with three young teens. We had what we would describe as an average / good meal with just 2 glasses of wine / couple of bottles of sparkling water. Everything was fine without being spectacular....More

1  Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Road To Restaurant Is Open!! Family of five for dinner. Really good top notch food with efficient low key friendly service. Restaurant immaculately clean. We had Calamari, Fish Cakes and Iberico Ham/Melon starters - Pork Tenderloin, Ribs and Pasta - Main All beautifully cooked, Pork...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is particularly good for its lamb dishes. We visited with friends and we all enjoyed our meals. Definitely on the list for net year

Thank colinsp2013
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This is my 4th visit to Pimenta and Pasta this year and continues to impress. The pasta dishes are generous and very tasty and the Pork medallions portion is huge with rice and chips probably doesn't need a starter. This Fish soup and Lamb samosa...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Really good quality food. Excellent value. Great wine list ans house red exceptional. Staff friendly and great service. Lamb bets in area.

Thank essexsteve737
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We visited twice this week, as we enjoyed our dinner here so much. This restaurant is a regular favourite on our trips to Vale do Lobo. Great service, lovely setting and the lamb and steak was excellent, with great wine recommendations. It’s getting better and...More

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

At the moment this restaurant is hard to travel to owing to the ongoing road works there is a diversion and your efforts will be well rewarded. We have visited a couple of times before over the past year or so and wondered what it...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Having changed to a more extensive menu we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere of this excellent restaurant. The lamb was, as ever, excellent and the pasta element most enjoyable. For a March evening the restaurant was busy but the service remained very good. The owner is...More

Thank Stuart Y
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April 19, 2018|
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Response from Kevin B | Reviewed this property |
September 23, 2017|
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Response from hellyholls | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. Yes totally confusing I agree. As far as I was told same Portuguese owner just name change
Jan S
May 30, 2017|
Response from joserodrigues_chllmt | Property representative |
Hello Yes... We have a special menu for children.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 398 901
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