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O Retiro na Praia

Alameda Praia da Marina | Praia de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-408, Portugal
+351 289 321 028
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“clams” (6 reviews)
“fresh fish” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Alameda Praia da Marina | Praia de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-408, Portugal
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Just been to this beach bar only 2 other people sat down eating , we had been seen by 2 members of staff but neither came over to our table in 15 mins of being there. Young lad came from the beach to purchase two...More

1  Thank Simon E
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Found this by chance for lunch and were not disappointed. Couldn't see a menu outside but it looked so nice we walked up from the boardwalk. We only wanted a snack so the tapas were ideal. We had octopus salad, anchovies and goats cheese. An...More

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We love this beach and restaurant. We have frequented it for 3 years now and it never disappoints. It's the perfect lunch spot. Great wine list and delicious fresh fish, salads and baguettes. The tuna bean salad is our staple starter! Good service and a...More

Thank Applecatcher
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I do not often eat lunch, but this is a great location, if I decide to do so. Simple octopus salad followed by chicken Caesar salad; just right for hot sunny day by the beach. You can more "wholesome" offerings (all good), & place also...More

Thank hugheskevin5
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We spent the morning on the beach and came to "Retiro Na Praia" for a late lunch. We got an awesome table right on the outdoor deck overlooking the ocean/beach. Service was really great and had appetizers and burger/beef sandwich. Would recommend the oysters and...More

Thank MafaldaHalligan
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Had lovely lunch here - Ceasar salad and beef roll. Staff were lovely and food good. Sat outside and view was lovely . Well recommend

Thank LisaM046
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Eaten here a lot (a favourite). On the beach, great place to see sunset. Good inside & outside location, restaurant, but also has coffee/ice cream bar. Excellent food & service. Very attentive staff. This time had infant with us (looked after us very well). Good...More

Thank hugheskevin5
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We have just been for dinner here this evening and were very impressed by the service we received. The restaurant itself is right by the Vilamoura beach front and the view is quite beautiful whilst the sun is setting. We had a bottle of wine,...More

Thank chloasim
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There are 3 beach bars/eateries along this stretch and O Retiro is the best by far. Spacious, clean and welcoming. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The food is not cheap but the standard is way above the other offerings. We ate...More

Thank j0k497
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Headed down the beach for a drink one afternoon came back for lunch twice more on a 4 day trip. Friendly service and simple food well presented and made with good quality ingredients. Try the little sardines dusted and fried.

Thank ascoot
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$17 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alameda Praia da Marina | Praia de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-408, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 321 028
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O Retiro na Praia is a beach restaurant in Vilamoura beach, specialized in grilled fish and seafood, but we also have a very good selection of meat dishes, salads and snacks. The restaurant has a relaxed environment and is child-friendly. We organize parties for special events, like weddings, post-wedding parties, company events, etc We're open all year round, except January, both for lunches and dinners.
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