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Pimenta & Pasta

Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
+351 289 398 901
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (107 reviews)
“bread sticks” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pimenta & Pasta
1. Great lamb for all to enjoy
"Excellent restaurant, particularly their lamb dishes."
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2. Best restaurant in the area
"I was delighted with the food and service"
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3. Consistent...
"Three visits confirmed a consistently high quality of food and service"
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the moment this restaurant is hard to travel to owing to the ongoing road works there is a diversion and your efforts will be well rewarded. We have visited a couple of times before over the past year or so and wondered what it...More

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We've come here 4 times now over 3 visits to Vilamoura and every time it's been the best meal we have had. Beautiful courtyard venue, lovely tables, glasses, lighting, big round tables for larger groups small intimate tables for smaller. The food is top notch,...More

Thank DMCaro
joserodrigues_chllmt, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pimenta & Pasta, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear DMCaro, Reviews like this fuel our hearts and make us try better every single day. It is truly nice to know that our efforts are paying off. We are hard at work to make our business the business of choice for those who appreciate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having changed to a more extensive menu we thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere of this excellent restaurant. The lamb was, as ever, excellent and the pasta element most enjoyable. For a March evening the restaurant was busy but the service remained very good. The owner is...More

Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cracking restaurant. Lovely staff from Management to juniors. Much more then pasta. Feels more like traditional Portuguese with an Italian twist. Lovely food and great atmosphere.

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We recently had lunch at Pimenta & Pasta , the value and quality of the food is amazing . The service and presentation is faultless ,don't be put off by the extensive major roads on the road outside the restaurant We will certainly be eating...More

Thank JDR403
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

It is some time since we visited this restaurant but we will be back very soon. The lunch menu is excellent value for money at €12.50 for two courses and €16.00 for three. There is a choice of around eight dishes for each course. We...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This restaurant was close to our accommodation and didn't disappoint. The grilled fish was excellent as was the wine and service. Set up to cater for the Vale de Lobo residents and the price reflected this. Not cheap but not spiteful.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Lovely round Table for 12 was no problem to this friendly Team. Unfortunately dishes did not arrive at similar time but food was good. Wine List varied but generally a little on the expensive side - upper end of mid range in our opinion. Would...More

Thank KerryandPaula
joserodrigues_chllmt, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pimenta & Pasta, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear KerryandPaula, Thank you for taking the time out of your schedule to review our business. Thank you for your kind words and for giving us a feedback. Your opinion is valuable to us and helps us shape everything that we do. We sincerely look...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Our second visit to this restaurant and we had an exceptional dinner. We chose the set menu and we thought it was excellent. Service was great too. We will come again and also recommend to our friends.More

Thank Suzy G
joserodrigues_chllmt, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pimenta & Pasta, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Hi Suzy, We are thankful for your time and your willingness to write a review to let us know how we are doing. We love what we do, and getting word that we are exactly what you were looking for makes us beyond excited. We...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Have just had a most wonderful dinner at pimenta & pasta, excellently served by Chef Dannyu ( not sure of spelling) Adriana & André. My wife & I were entertained by a very accomplished musician/guitarist ( didn’t get his name regretfully ) ,we had the...More

Thank Kevin B
joserodrigues_chllmt, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pimenta & Pasta, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Kevin, We are so delighted you took the time to try us. We are even more delighted that we were able to be all that you expected us to be. We believe that business is all about people and the greatest compliments we can...More

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Questions & Answers
23 September 2017|
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Response from hellyholls | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question. Yes totally confusing I agree. As far as I was told same Portuguese owner just name change
Jan S
30 May 2017|
Response from joserodrigues_chllmt | Property representative |
Hello Yes... We have a special menu for children.
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Nicola J
23 May 2017|
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Response from Sumaya A | Property representative |
Dear Nicola, Yes, we serve lunch indoors... The environment is very fresh and pleasant with lots of natural light and our indoor gardens
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estr. Q.ta do Lago | Quinta do Lago, Almancil 8135-107, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 398 901
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