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“A disappointment!”
Review of Dona Barca

Dona Barca
Ranked #126 of 574 Restaurants in Portimao
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was highly recommended by one of the staff at the hotel we are staying at here in Portimao, Portugal.

We arrived early and while the wait staff was eager to have us come into the restaurant the service (while polite) was ever enthusiastic.

The fish is fresh however but other than simple grilling it lacked any seasoning of note and the presentation was simple but uninspired.

My partner ordered seafood rice and described it as though a can of tomato soup had been poured into some rice with a few shrimp added

She had a seafood stew in Silves the day before which she described as the best seafood meal she had ever eaten and indicated that this was a poor imitation.

There are many better options to enjoy in our opinion

John & Shannon
Canada

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Everything was good. The food, the employes. Just overall a great experience. Recommended! Very enjoyable ;)

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Thank moharte
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Comida congelada e sem sabor. A não repetir.
Very bad dinner. The food lacked flavour..and the fish wasn't fresh

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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had a most satisfactory lunch experience ever

Grilled sardines with a salad n' a big beer for a mere 10 euros. And the Sardines was perfect, love the place an the friendly personnel!

Thank MMGghost
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Each time we visit Portugal, a lunch of barbecued sardines is high on our list of favourite things to do. We made sure that we were early presenting for a table, as we are well aware of how popular this restaurant is. We weren’t disappointed, the sardines were excellent, as were the accompanying salads and covers. Within a short time, people were queuing for tables, and the staff were well organised in managing the allocation of available seating to these prospective diners.

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Thank paula67Adelaide
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