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Restaurante Akvavit

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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Swedish, Scandinavian
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Edificio Vilamarina, Loja 4 | Marina de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
+351 289 380 712
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09:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Beveren, Belgium
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went there already many times and the food was Always delicious. as a starter we Always take the ' Royal akvavit' which is just great

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before setting out for our evening meal I checked TA for local restaurants. We did not book but got a table no problem. (We are slightly out of season) There were several diners already in the restaurant, mainly from our hotel. Staff were very polite. I opted for the prawns with garlic and piri piri, very nice. My wife ordered... More 

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Roydon, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like Akvavit, it's a comfortable place to dine. I visit Vilamoura frequently and will always include it as one of my must visit Restaurants. Efficient and friendly staff, always attentive and ready to assist. A good Menu with plenty of choice and a Wine list which carries some excellent Portuguese wines. One of the few places to stock my... More 

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Pinner, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have visited this restaurant a few times at lunchtime for snacks and drinks on the deck which we have always enjoyed, so we thought we would try out of season for an evening meal inside the main restaurant. We were not disappointed, from start to finish we had an excellent meal, with charming staff. The pork medallions were melt in... More 

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new jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We had a fabulous dinner here with 7 in our group. Food is very fresh and delicious. Good wine selection.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Akvavit has a great position on the marina and it's lovely to eat out on the decking over the water on a warm summer evening. We went at the end of October this time - not quite warm enough to be outside but the whole front of the restaurant was opened up to maintain the atmosphere. The staff are very... More 

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Thank Grandma393
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious and service great. Quite expensive but a nice treat! Lovely location on the marina. I had the Portuguese stew which was really tasty!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant among hundreds along marina. The food is best quality and very fresh. If you love sea food or meaty, this is the one. From snack to main meal and breakfast are so good. My little one- they always make something they want. The service is stunning, you can't find fault in here. Been Coming here for years... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a lunch and had quality prawn salad and vino for little more than a snack bar but quality establishment with service to match. Strongly recommend

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Despite being extremely busy this restaurant is one of the best in the town. Certainly not cheap but food is excellent and service could not be faulted. I had the Sea Bass and this was delicious. The popularity of this restaurant can be evidenced by the fact that it has always been busy when we have visited.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Swedish, Scandinavian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edificio Vilamarina, Loja 4 | Marina de Vilamoura, Vilamoura, Quarteira 8125, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira  >  Vilamoura
  • Phone Number: +351 289 380 712

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