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Praca da Republica 42, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
+351 282 416 196
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Brilliant authentic local food , makes a change from endless tourist places with same menu in praia da rocha, good service and choice on tapas menu. Will definitely be back.

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing steaks, great service and good vibe. We went here 4 times during a 7 day stay. It's a class above everything else in portimao.

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Thank MortenStrid
Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Unfortunately that is all you can say about it. Arrogant staff/owner, awful high prices comparing with other even better locals. This is just a no-go place. Oh yes, there is nice view from the top floor. So everything which is outside of this place is good...

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lisbon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Portimao old town seems to be dying on its feet, so it is great to have such a tapas bar in the center. Three floors, including an open roof terrace looking over the old square make this perfect for balmy evenings. Great service and a decent tapas menu available until late. Not the cheapest option, but for those looking for... More 

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Portimao, Portugal
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I am really happy that this restaurant has reopened, it was one of our favourite restaurants and was the first Portuguese restaurant we had ever visited and that was over 7 years ago! Pote Cheio is now offering not only a full menu but also if you prefer Tapas/Petiscos where you can eat a variety of Portuguese small dishes and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Have been a regular visitor to the restaurant for the past few year's and was disappointed when I found it closed last year (2013). Aug 2014 it was opened, so let's pop in for a quick drink....disappointed....just asked for two cocktails and a glass of wine....The waitress was very apologetic and said if we could just wait 3 mins while... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2013

This place was recomended by our friends, we had a great night out and the food was fresh and the local tapas was awesome. The restaurant is very small and that makes it very cosy to stay here. The service was very good.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

We found this restaurant because it was on one of those free maps and it advertised that it did Portuguese style tapas. The evening we went there seemed to be only one waitress front of house, but she did an excellent job of making us feel welcome and answering all of our questions about the menu helpfully. To start we... More 

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Portimao, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2012

We have now been to Pote Cheio many many times and each time the eating experience has been first class. The staff are always pleased to see you and make you feel welcome. They are on hand should you need help with menu and the food is a gastronomic delight of real Portuguese cuisine made with fresh fish, meat and... More 

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Vilamoura, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

This modern restaurant is situated in the heart of the city, opposite the Museum, close to the church. It offers an excellent range of dishes, with local ingredients, and a daily menu which is very reasonably priced. We had lunch there and will certainly return regularly, as the food and service were some of the best we have had. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da Republica 42, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao
  • Phone Number: +351 282 416 196

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