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“Just another tourist restaurant”
Review of A Casa da Rocha

A Casa da Rocha
Ranked #41 of 549 Restaurants in Portimao
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Over the top of the clifs on the main street of the resort of Praia da Rocha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here because of all very positive reviews on trip advisor. We think the owners placed all "simply amazing" reviews themselves. They promote themselves as 'vegetarian friendly' though they are not at all. The vegetarian hamburger was a very dry peace of mostly deep fried breadcrumbs with little or no filling. The food was highly disappointing and the service rude. The waiter seemed to have a lot of fun in answering each of our questions with a loud 'no'. He demonstrated to have no antenna for that we really didn't appreciate his intrusive and loud presence while we tried to enjoy our own conversation

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Mariano J, Proprietário at A Casa da Rocha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

you could just tell the employee that you did not want to be disturbed ... but sometimes we are criticized for say nothing to customers, have you thought about what you said and you think you are right ? A good opinion is done in the local .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here so many times it’s almost like home. As always an amazing view at the end of Praia da Rocha towards Praia do Vau. Reliable food and good service. We had couvert which consisted of carrots in garlic and olive oil, tuna mixed with mayonnaise, onions and chives all served with warm bread and tostas. After, we both had fish soup which was more of a consommé/broth. We only visited for lunch but busy. Noticibly the set menu has now gone but the daily specials seemed very good value.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little gem, amidst a sea of mostly blah touristy restaurants. The vibe of this place is warm and inviting, which matches the equally impressive ocean view. The service was spectacular, and the waiters all genuinely seemed to be having fun, which made the experience all the more enjoyable!

While the entree fish of the day was only so-so, it was nonetheless prepared with care. I did rather enjoy the homemade chocolate mousse, especially when was paired with Aguardente de Medronhos, an Algarve regional speciality appertif. Do try it, as it's truly a small window into local culture.

Thank Carey L
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We visited last night for dinner, and had SUCH a good time! Faultless service, so friendly, funny and kind. Food was impeccable- I had the special of the day, Tuna Steak, andy partner had Sea Bass, with a beer and gin and tonic. We then had dessert, the Orange Mousse and Algarve Pie. We recommend everything! Then we had a rum and coke and an Irish coffee. The gentleman who served us (who I think is the owner) then treated us to his delicious homemade cherry liqueur in a ridiculously massive glass, and after chatting with him a while, he offered us some more homemade liqueur - honey andherbs this time - and we finished off his bottle of cherry liqueur. Such kind service, and such delicious food! We will definitely be back during our holiday.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Everything is very well presented and the view of the bay makes it all a bit more spectacular.

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