Is O Boteco worth a try?

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Is O Boteco worth a try?

Postby dj sull » Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:05 pm

Years ago my family and I would dine at O Boteco restaurant on the cliff top at Monte Carvoeiro. We never had a bad meal there and along with O Castelo it was our favourite restaurant. Now I hear contrasting reports about the place but most, i have to say are bad ones. It is such a shame if these reports are true because with it's glorious setting it should be one of the best restaurants in the town or indeed the Algarve.
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Postby HampshireRich » Mon Apr 07, 2008 10:32 am

We have always enjoyed the food and ambience in this restaurant in contrast to a lot of other reports. I suggest you give it a go - as you say, the view's great if nothing else.
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Postby Ellie » Mon Apr 07, 2008 11:34 am

HampshireRich wrote:We have always enjoyed the food and ambience in this restaurant in contrast to a lot of other reports. I suggest you give it a go - as you say, the view's great if nothing else.


Have to agree with you HR. Ive had a few meals there, just simple ones, pate & bread,grilled sardines & salad and usually fruit juice and I have no complaints..I had quick service too.
The best view in the area by far.
But Im not a fussy eater and appreciate anything thats cooked for me :)

On the odd occasion I take some sandwiches up on the rocks there..very peaceful..
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Postby TAXMAN » Sun Apr 13, 2008 5:03 pm

Nice view yes

But you pay for it - basic food at high prices

Almost as big a rip off as O Patio in the main square beside the beach
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Postby wolfie » Wed Apr 23, 2008 5:15 pm

definitely great view and best place to watch the sun go down BUT food is poor - been several times and really doesnt get any better .Its owned by Solfeiras Hotel and think it would benefit if was run by an owner - staff don't seem much bothered .
Would disagree about O Patio - yes it is expensive but read the menu - there are lunch deals that are reasonable and food and service is good
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