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Vimar Restaurant and Bar

Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
+351 926 555 527
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“suckling pig” (10 reviews)
“soups” (7 reviews)
“tomato soup” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a good meal here, better than before, so if you’re thinking of trying it, give it a go !!

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We ate here for lunch once whilst staying in the area and were very impressed with the choice and quality of the dishes on offer. We opted for the pork with figs, the vegetarian spaghetti and two portions of their Portuguese style cod. All meals...More

Thank MWH_62
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Over 3 decades in visiting Carvoeiro, we have not been tempted to try this restaurant, but with little open over Christmas we gave it a go. Big mistake. Starters of mushroom and cheese was so greasy that it was almost inedible. Lamb for the boss...More

Thank alancgreen8
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Have been here twice and both times the food, wine and service was excellent!! The grilled golden bream was really good and their chicken piri piri wad excellent! Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Impromptu dinner out on a wet evening. Very welcoming staff. Other customers very friendly too which was nice. One couple had visited every other night for 2 weeks! Ordered swordfish and sea bass, both arrived with vegetables and potatoes, both chose sweets from the cabinet,...More

Thank Gannel66
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Ate here recently on a trip to Carvoeiro. Quaint little place just on the outskirts of the town. Well worth the walk up the hill if you are stopping closer to the town centre. Would recommend to book in advance as it looked quite busy...More

Thank Wattage1980
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, good portions, great kids meal. Friendly waiters been going here for the past 12 years love it. Great for kids has a little play area. Probably best restaurant in carvoiero.

Thank Branski1874
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We've always eaten here for the past seven years, at least 3 times during our two week stay. The food isn't amazing but I've always quite liked the restaurant. However this year was pretty dire. 6 of us ate here and three chose the steak....More

Thank lynn b
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We visited Vimar on the first night of our holiday simply because it was the nearest to our accommodation and we were tired. The intention was to try a different restaurant each evening. In the event, apart from one poor experience elsewhere, we mainly alternated...More

Thank maggieliz2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The staff rearranged tables so we could sit where we liked. I liked the lights in the plants in the outdoor area. The wine arrived promptly (house red and white - all good) and our orders were taken in good time, with a nice bit...More

Thank MissH81
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Joe T
29 January 2017|
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Response from Amar D | Reviewed this property |
Vimar was among the few restaurants open in Christmas week so I'm sure they will be open in February. Incidentally, we saw a number of signs in restaurants saying they will open in February. Enjoy your meal!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Farol, Carvoeiro 8400-505, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Carvoeiro
  • Phone Number: +351 926 555 527
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