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Mar a Vista

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Rua da Mareta, Sagres 8650-361, Portugal
+351 282 624 247
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10:00 - 22:00
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Galway
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Returned in autumn 2016 to visit Sagres, the location of our honeymoon 40+ years ago. What a transformation! It is now the surfing capital of the Algarve with surf shops, surf schools etc. everywhere. We ate at the Mar a Vista restaurant overlooking the sea and enjoyed a great meal of fish and seafood. We'd recommend it to anyone paying... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great views from this restaurant overlooking the sea. Service was ok, not very attentive. Food took a long time considering it wasn't that busy.

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Thank Martina K
Aarhus, Denmark
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Nice fish with lots of different vegetables. Only slightly overcooked for my taste. Chicken Piri Piri also good. Generous amount and good housewine. The view lovely. The service very friendly and competent. We will be back.

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Thank Linda H
Prague, Czech Republic
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The restaurant is specialized in fredh fish and seafood and traditional Portuguese fish dishes as Cataplana or Rice with fish or seafood, the both of which I really recommend. It is not cheap, but provides good service and quality food.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a really nice lunch here. Sea food was fresh, well prepared, and service was quick and efficient. Very nice views of the ocean from the terrace. Recommended.

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Thank Eric_Lemon
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We chose the place for the fabulous view overlooking cliffs and sea. One could sit inside or out but in a lovely day inside was empty and outside was 80%full. This did not speed our meal which took nearly 50 minutes to arrive. The food was ok, not memorable. Fairly plain and something we could have cooked at home. We... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Looking for a place to have lunch with a patio and view we found this place while exploring the area. Food was Ok and little pricy for lunch, lots of flies!!

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Thank lucymaryd
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Whatever You take from the menu - You will be delighted. Listen to recommendation of the waiter. You will enjoy everything. Great service, lovely atmosphere. Want to come back there

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Thank MartaeM
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Good, fresh seafood (some of it straight from an aquarium if you want) overlooking the beach and sea. We can vouch for the salt cod and the sardines - well cooked with good garnish.

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Thank Chris H
Oakura, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Mar a Vista for my mother's birthday dinner. It was a very special night, the staff even found us a candel to put in her dessert. I recommend this place for a nice seafood dinner. Excellent fish soup.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Mareta, Sagres 8650-361, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Sagres
  • Phone Number: +351 282 624 247

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