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Vila Velha

Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
+351 282 624 788
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (28 reviews)
“rabbit” (22 reviews)
“fish kebab” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 454 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

A nice change from many restaurants in the area, this place offers a cozy atmosphere and great service. We tried the pasta with a cream seafood sauce and found it to be excellent. We also ordered one of the grilled fish dishes but found the...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Book in advance, usually all tables are taken or reserved. Lovely waitress and very helpful. Eat fish and try the deserts :-)

Thank severmm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited the restaurant just over a week ago, without a booking, party of 5 and one Gluten free and Vegetarian. We were lucky they could fit us in, and their ability to cater for the Gluten Free Veg was fantastic, they offered to...More

Thank alanthomson214
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this restaurant! Being a vegetarian in Europe doesn't always make for the most interesting meals out but Vila Velha was an exception. I had a gorgeous chickpea dahl served with perfectly cooked and interesting vegetables, and the rest of the family were in...More

Thank bushbaby2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family has been coming to Sagres and Vila Velha for over 10 years. We go and eat here about 3-4 times each trip to Sagres. We keep going back because of the AMAZING food, attentive/friendly service and the charming atmosphere.This is hands down the...More

Thank kam9696
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My dinner at Vila velha was perfect! I recommend shrimp as a starter and grilled seafood selection. Creme brule was very good too.

Thank Екатерина Н
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us had a great dinner, while one of us was thoroughly disappointed with the Portuguese style duck with rice. Maybe is meant to be bland, but this has been the most uninspired dished we had in a long time. Otherwise all neat dishes...More

Thank Raquel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although when it comes the food is very good, and the waitresses are lovely, we had to wait one hour for starters (bruschetta and scallops) then a further 50 minutes for mains. By then we'd lost the will to live and it ruined the experience....More

1  Thank Ian H
wilmali, Proprietário at Vila Velha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are really sorry that people on that particular evening had to wait quite some time for their dinners! This is unusual in Vila Velha, and we do everything possible to keep waiting time as short as possible. Luckily most people seem to understand that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a nice surprise this restaurant turned out to be! Reviews are helpful, but they can’t always capture the experience. Right from the greeting we received at the door, we knew this was going to be a pleasant evening. Service continued to be excellent—both friendly...More

Thank Traveler4life59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family and friends based on TripAdvisor rating. We were not disappointed. Great staff and outstanding food. The John Dory I had was as good as it gets. Will definitely return next year!

Thank Ian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Patrao Antonio Faustino, Sagres 8650-385, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sagres
  • Phone Number: +351 282 624 788
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Vila Velha serves real food, made from scratch with highest possible ingredients. We offer a very friendly, informal service, in a really cosy ambiance.
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