We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

O Arco

Rua Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco 13, Quarteira 8125-212, Portugal
+351 289 314 375
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
European, Portuguese, International, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco 13, Quarteira 8125-212, Portugal
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (187)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would never adventured there or found it without it being recommended. The owner is truly passionate about food. I had food from the specials but hubby picked of the menu. He had calves livers to start and he said it was the best starter he...More

Thank Beverley K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hidden away little gem. But worth finding. Went hear last night and food excellent, the duck pate with bread, garlic prawns and spinach stuffed sole were all excellent taste and quality. The restaurant is pricey compared to locally but well worth it.

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had a truly amazing evening here, not only was the food the best we've had this holiday, the welcome we got and the service throughout was second to none. Cannot recommend this enough.

Thank annecorless
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have been visiting the Algarve for over 10yrs now and whilst out walking one day we discovered this hidden gem. When we arrived there was a table of 10 just sitting before us so we expected to be waiting, and to be fair to...More

1  Thank Cluain M
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Enjoyed our special evening with great hospitality. Joao was very attentive through out our whole meal. Everything appeared cooked to order as the place is small and intimate. Wine selection was great. Dessert with strawberries and meringue was outstanding.

Thank bmateus44
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We reviewed this restaurant some years ago and it’s still as good now. Top drawer food in a soft comfortable atmosphere. Two hundred and seventeen euros bough us a three-course meal for four, three bottles of wine, four glasses of port, sherry and digestive dinks,...More

Thank Z2Z
Reviewed 22 May 2017

O Arco has been in business for 34 years so John and his wife must be doing something right. The food is freshly cooked and John is extremely knowledgeable about wine and can recommend good wines to complement your food choices. The fish is excellent...More

Thank Shrillyd
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Got a warm welcome from owner. The Resturant is fairly small but intimate and spotlace clean. The staff are very friendly and polite. The menu is small but specials are also available. Our order was taken and suggestions on the selection of wine was given...More

Thank upperlane
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We ate here due to the good reviews on Trip advisor and must say I was not disappointed with the food. However, probably due to it being a midweek night in January, there was absolutely no atmosphere. Only another one couple in for a meal....More

Thank Kengolf12
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Superb meal, superb service, by far the best restaurant in Quarteira. The place to go for vegetarians, if you don't want an "Indian" from Vilamoura.

Thank shirl744
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
La Cabane
684 reviews
.11 km away
Street Kitchen
146 reviews
.07 km away
Piri Piri
275 reviews
.19 km away
Restaurante Jorge do Peixe
380 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marco Baioa Daily Fitness BootCamps
21 reviews
.31 km away
Condor de Vilamoura
102 reviews
1.20 km away
Bike A Wish, Bike Rental & Tours
174 reviews
1.19 km away
The Punter
96 reviews
1.19 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bridie544
29 April 2017|
Answer
Response from Alan F | Reviewed this property |
Are you sure you mean Dom Hose??????
0
Votes
Barbara G
7 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from juliet p | Reviewed this property |
NO John @ O Arco does not open xmas or new year hope this helps. Try Bem Bom on the main road on the left going toward Amansil
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco 13, Quarteira 8125-212, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Quarteira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 314 375
  • E-mail
Description
Restaurant in Quarteira, in the old Town near the Church, since it’s opening in May 83, Restaurant “O Arco” has always been true and innovative with regards to the quality served. We created our recipes from Starters, Fish and Meat courses to our Desserts.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing