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Above the jetty, | Entrada da Barca, Zambujeira do Mar, Odemira 7630-740, Portugal
+351 283 961 151
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your experience at this restaurant depends wether you go on or off peak. The only difference being the time you wait (and it can be a lot) to have your way. Pictoresque yet quality and really fresh tasting food is what you get here, for good valeu. Portions are big so you can easily split and save even more. Had... More 

Thank Mikemene
Lisbon, Portugal
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were here for dinner once in August. We waited a while to sit and when we were to be sit, staff didn't respect the order of the queue we were in and people arriving after us were seated first. After we warned them about this, we were sit as well. The food took a long time to be served... More 

Thank Sara_Fonseca
Frankfurt, Germany
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We read the reviews here and the idea of a fisherman's shack with fresh fish was just too appealing to miss it. It is a fisherman's shack indeed, both by service and atmosphere, but the food, being decent and I believe fresh, was far from blowing us away. Which for the price tag should have. Another place in Portugal that... More 

Thank Tiago V
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

This was recommended by a Portuguese friend who told us the food was great and it was a popular spot. The food was great, but at 7pm we were the only ones there and the service was still slow!! Despite this we had a lovely time and ate as the sun set over the sea.

Thank BoogsandBilts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Got a recommendation from our Airbnb host to try this place and we were not disappointed one bit. Outdoor seating overlooking the ocean with the sun setting. We ordered the octopus to share for a starter and it was beautiful. We then ordered the monkfish to share and it was large enough for 4 people. Jaw dropping flavours. Stunning food... More 

Thank bodge1978
Kongsberg, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice food, we ate Feijoada de Búzios and Polvo com Batata Doce, in a very informal setting and with an excellent view over the sea and a nice sunset. If you have a starter, the portions are good enough for 2 people although the waiter said they were individual. The desserts were massive also and delicious. Very good price-quality... More 

Thank TomFarhias
Colares, Lisboa, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Went back after 25 years to what used to be a fisherman's shack. Still simply delicious and very affordable. This is not a tourist place and you get the best sunset ever

Thank Paola A
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had a very pleasent dinner at O Sacas. Set in an incredible old fisherman village, the restaurant still offers autentic dishes. We had the fried calamari and sole, both deliciuos!

Thank bianchigianpiero
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95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Located in front of the Atlantic Ocean, this small business keeps providing good choices of fresh sea food to its customers and friends. I have been tasting some of the dishes for the last 20 years and occasionally I keep coming back for more if I'm nearby and facing sea food. Fantastic "moreia frita" as a starter and grill sea... More 

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Porto District, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Simple, reliable, restaurant where you can enjoy the freshest fish and percebes. Situated a 5 minute drive outside Zambujeira do Mar, this restaurant has been owned for years by a fisherman and used to be a shack, where you could eat grilled fish freshly caught in the adjoining little harbour, Entrada da Barca. With several tables outside and in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Above the jetty, | Entrada da Barca, Zambujeira do Mar, Odemira 7630-740, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Beja District  >  Odemira  >  Zambujeira do Mar
  • Phone Number: +351 283 961 151
phone: Entrada da Barca; 283 961151. This is a fantasitc fish restaurant , at the top of the jetty they have fresh fish daily. Great seafood, Alentejo specialties, cakes and service, all the locals and fishermen hang out there. Indoor restaurant and patio tables. Superb

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