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O Pescador

12 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
+44 1803 393679
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“fish stew” (3 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Portuguese, Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
12 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We ambled along thr Parade looking for an interesting meal. Checked out several menus and rejected them. Then we read this menu and liked the look of it and then discovered it was closed! We tapped the door and what turned out to be the...More

Thank CoolShots
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We went for a meal last night ordered the prawn cocktail and mussels for starters. The mussels were fabulous as was the prawn cocktail but it needed some bread and butter with it and. Bowl for the empty mussel shells. We ordered the winter special...More

Thank sandy s
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Looking at the menus outside the harbourside restaurants we decided on the paella at O Pescador. We were not disappointed. It was excellent (better than many we have had in Spain). The wine (recommended by the waitress) was also very good. The paella was clearly...More

Thank wokingtraveler
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Only limited amount of dishes available from the menu. I ordered sea bass with salad, the fish had burnt skin, the top of the salad looked ok, on closers examination the underneath salad leaves were clearly passed there best with brown stalks and mushy leaves....More

1  Thank paullittle442
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We had lovely food,we both had mussels with different sauces for starters and the seafood paella for our main.We do agree that for some reason it doesn't have many customers like its neighbouring restaurants. We felt that the decor could have been more colourful like...More

Thank shazngaz2016
Reviewed 2 August 2017

No atmosphere. Virtually empty when all the other restaurants in the area were full (I wonder why?). There's a big sign on the outside of the restaurant which says 'TAPAS' - I like Tapas - They don't do Tapas! How bizarre is that. Be aware...More

Thank Uncompromiser3
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Our prawn and crab cocktail starters were initially served to other diners who had been waiting even longer for something different. We had to ask for bread which took too long to arrive. The bread was tasty and in fact the best part of the...More

1  Thank Hadzi0
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for authentic Portuguese, Mediterranean paella, bacalao, feijoada, seafood and steaks, do. pay O Pescador a visit. Family-run, friendly, fabulous wines and food. Highly recommended. Will be visiting again soon.

Thank Bea S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Went for evening meal with partner and son, only went here as partner is Portuguese and we always search out the local Portuguese eating places , otherwise we would have walked right on by as lots of other people did ! No kerb appeal at...More

1  Thank deeclarke
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visited last Spring and we were keen to try the food again. We weren't disappointed. There are niggles. The ground floor decor has been upgraded, though the upstairs seating area is dated. The staff have limited English, but they are warm and hospitable. The...More

Thank Philip G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Victoria Parade, Torquay TQ1 2BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Torquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 393679
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