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Rafael Restaurant Bar

Avenida Tivoli | Lote H5, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
+351 289 324 558
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brie” (2 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Tivoli | Lote H5, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for somewhere to eat on our first night, and decided to eat locally, away from the Marina. 3 people had the 3-course special (€19.95) which they loved. Each had a different combination so lots of choice. I had the swordfish, which was...More

Thank Olive56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two meals here, the restaurant was quiet but the food was good, service from a lovely waiter and we even got to choose which football game we could watch!

Thank KJ C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had passed by a few times on way to marina and liked menu but were concerned about lack of customers? We decided to give it a try and were blown away with food and service.we were warmly greeted by staff and given a very...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Went here as a family group of 10 including 2 babies and the service was great. So relaxed and polite we all had a memorable meal. The food was the best we had in Vilamoura all week,the food was presented beautifully and tasted even better....More

Thank Sheepclan
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely food again here, had the garlic mushrooms and honey goats cheese to start and the fillet rafael style and fillet kebab. Nice to see it's the same chef and food is consistent but always seems to be different waiting staff. We'll be back again.

1  Thank Openminded78
Reviewed 6 September 2017

My girlfriend and I ate at rafael during our holiday and would strongly recommend it if you enjoy really good quality food in a pleasant atmosphere. I had a rib eye steak with trimmings, the steak was seasoned and cooked perfectly. My partner had sea...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Very good food and service with a pleasant atmosphere.. staff efficient and good quality food to perfection. All of my friends and family had a great time here. Would definitely recommend..

Thank tasbianca
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We were happy to see Chef Rafael again this year. We are a senior family of 5 (with lots of children and grand-children around occasionally!) and being able to have a chef's meal without having to go out (wheelchair) is really a perk in Portobelo...More

Thank Bolota
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We all ate here tonight with a range of ages from 6 to 67 and we had a fantastic meal. The service was absolutely fantastic, really helpful with the food and wine choices and all the staff were very attentive throughout our meal. We were...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

For me this restaurant is a valid choise. Not to extensive, the food is ok, the choise you have in the menu is Good, you can chose between, meat, fish, or pasta. The staff is Polite, but cold be faster. There is always room to...More

Thank tripwalk
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13 November 2017|
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Response from whiterosegen | Reviewed this property |
I can't imagine that it would be closed. Rafael's restaurant fronts onto and is part of the Dom Pedro Portobelo Aparthotel and that is certainly open over the entire Christmas period. An email to the Dom Pedro would confirm... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tivoli | Lote H5, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125-410, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 324 558
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With over 25 years of experience, Chef Luis Rafael, after working in various hotel units reference in Algarve, now boasts of having your own space where you have the greatest pleasure to welcome you for lunch or dinner, enjoying an area of ​​excellence, friendly, able to bind more than 80 seated and with ample poolside terrace.
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