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Paixa

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Quadradinhos, Lote 52 | Vale Do Lobo, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
+351 289 394 699
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

As always very good. Nice atmosphere and so nice service A bit difficult to choose from all the good food. And it comes within a good timetable The wines are fantastic

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Beautiful restaurant which was recommended by our driver. First class food and service. A real gem and worth finding.

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Thank MPMLondon
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, modern but with old features. Very welcoming, attentive and well informed staff. This is advertised as a tapas restaurant but definitely with a twist! Very interesting, different food, beautifully presented. Lots of small dishes, we'll know better next time what to order and how much! A very enjoyable evening.

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Thank Margaret587
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came here on recommendations from our friends and so glad we did! The actual decor when you walk in is breathtaking! It was very stylishly decorated! At first we were the only people in here but it soon filled up! The service and the food was fantastic! Overall one of our best restaurants we visited and a hard act to... More 

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El Cuervo de Sevilla, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Beautiful, welcoming environment. Great service. Really nice decor. Food was delicious - probably ordered one two many tapas. We had a nice bottle of red wine. Would recommend to anyone looking for a nice evening.

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Thank Likemjinhisearlydays
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Paixa twice during our 2 week holiday in Val do Lobo. On both occasions had a fabulous evening, great food, service and very attentive staff. We ate outside on the patio area which was lovely this time of year.

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

As another reviewer noted, away from the crowds. Those that do come know how to dress and make the effort. Very friendly helpful staff. Food is tapas style, good , innovative and very enjoyable. For wine lovers; Excellent list with many many wines. Some great value to be had here. Do seek the staff's knowledge of local wines. We drank... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We booked dinner here on our third night in vale de lobo and we are so glad we did! It is set in a beautiful location, we had a table outside on the patio area and it was so nice to be in peaceful and relaxing surroundings away from the hustle and bustle of The Praça. I don't understand why... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are regular visitors to Paixa yet last nights meal was exceptional. Every tapas dish was of high quality and the family loved the food and the wines that were recommended. Combine great food with very good service in a great atmosphere and it is a formula for a good evening. Bem feito Joao.

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Thank Jacaran
Kortrijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

our favorite one for the more classy & fancy dinner. perfect food, served in tapas style. Very nice designer interior, perfect staff, good wines. prefect place to spend a nice evening.

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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
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Wine Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quadradinhos, Lote 52 | Vale Do Lobo, Almancil 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 394 699
Description
It is on the Vale do Lobo resort in Algarve, Portugal. Excellent restaurant with incredible wine collection.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?