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Restaurant Bar Sol

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Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
+351 282 418 668
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We should have seen the warning signs when our chosen apertives took absolutely ages to be served and then were not quite as described on the drinks list. The food was alright taste wise, but zero marks for presentation. Instantly forgettable - a 10 euro pizza would have been a better choice.

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Thank Robin L
England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

It's a busy restaurant, so get in early. They had seabass on the board so thought I would try it. Excellent dish, fish nice and moist and very tasty. Wine was only €10 a bottle, so good value.

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Thank NATBET
Bradford, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was our first meal after arriving in Praia da Rocha. Service wasn't very quick but we did find that was in a few other places too. Our Chicken Piri Piri was perfectly good, the place was comfortable and nothing went wrong. From reading a handful of other reviews I suspect we did quite well and found this restaurant right... More 

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Thank 1961GaryC
London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Unfortunately swayed by prices on menu compared to other restaurants nearby for portugese food and can say that the food was simply terrible. Ordered the local fish soup which turned out to be a vegetable soup with small cubes of fish which could have been from a packet or tin - really poor. Grilled sea bass ordered tasted as if... More 

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Thank RGNLONDON
Durham, England
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225 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Went in here as always looked busy, we went in early when it only had a few people in and after ordering our food sat waiting for almost 40 minutes for our food!! Not sure if it's a ploy to get you to buy more drinks but waiting that long for a Lasagne and ribs? The wife thought her meal... More 

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Thank goafishing
Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The food was terrible and staff were really rude, had to send food back it was so bad , avoid eating here.

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Thank mrkdrinkwater7
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I'll keep this brief. Don't bother stopping at this place. Based on the strip, it is always going to get business, but location is about the only thing positive in this restaurant. In short: The local white wine "wasn't available" but the expensive options were very strongly "encouraged" Food took an ETERNITY to arrive despite not being very busy at... More 

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Thank SharonCrowley13
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Came here for lunch one afternoon. Was very very quiet,practically empty,but service still very slow. The waiter was extremely odd and unsettling. He didn't say anything just kind of crept up on you and said nothing until you prompted him?!? Food was below average considering the 60 mins it took to cook it. Wouldn't rush back

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Thank Dublin L
La Jolla, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Waiter was rude, food tasted like had been frozen and reheated in plastic. They charged us for bread that they offered to us and each pack of butter. Don't go here.

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Thank eevadivaa
Finland
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The location is on the main strip, very busy and noisy. We went in because it seemed to have room and we were very hungry. The atmosphere was not calm and cozy, it was a bit chaotic. Peak time, I guess. Service was good until the orders were taken. The bread boy asked us do we want starters, I said... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Tomas Cabreira, Portimao 8500-802, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao
  • Phone Number: +351 282 418 668

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