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Restaurante Calheiros

Rua da Torre da Medronheira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
289513148
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Ranked #11 of 35 Restaurants in Olhos de Agua
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hello! Good evening! First of all we need to make an apology! We only heard about TripAdvisor recently and honestly we're not very good working with this, Lol! We heard about TripAdvisor from a costumer who asked us why we don't answer back and don't even say thanks! Really, we never heard about it! We searched the internet and found this, no need to say that we're all very happy!!! We wanted to thank you all, we appreciate your reviewes very much and we're so glad from what you told about us! Calheiro's is a family restaurant and one of our concernes is to make you feel good while in vacations in the company of your family or friends! We made some real friends there, clients that passes more than clients to friendship and that's the most amazing part of the job! We like you to know that we saw your constructive critics and we'll try our best to improve our restaurant! Restaurant Calheiros is a family restaurant, with local food and the best wishes to gave a good meal in a good atmosphere! We hope you'll come visit us and see what you think about our restaurant!Thank you so much and we're sorry for any inconvenient or any disturb. Kisses, love and all the joy for you and your families, and we wish you awesome vacations!!
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  • Danish first
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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London
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely seafood restaurant with a nice outdoor terrace area. My partner had cod cooked in garlic and served on a pipe slate. It looked and smelt incredible. I had swordfish steak which I found to be a little too dry and salty. Service was excellent and very friendly.

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Sligo, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

We have been to Olhas De Agua a few times and this is one of our favourite restuarants, food is delicious and staff very helpful and very friendly. It is busy and you wait alittle while but well worth the wait as food is all prepared freshly.delicious.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We thought the place had a buzz about it when we walked past one night. We loved it. Its fair to say its loved by locals, but thats always a great sign. The staff are very friendly and we don't have a bad word to say. Yes, the first night, we did ask for the dessert menu and it didn't... More

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Cheadle, null, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Got over the look of a cafe from outside and decided to visit on our last night, glad we did. The kids had garlic bread starter which was huge and must have had 10 cloves of garlic on each :-). Our starter which was just the bread and olives was forgotten about but as soon as we asked a waiter... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Having read the reviews we were really excited about visiting this place for traditional Portuguese food. We chose to sit outside and that was perhaps our mistake as we were largely ignored, service was slow and our food took an age to arrive. When it did, it was really disappointing. The tomatoes for the salad were green, the prawns in... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Had a great starter of garlic bread but then felt quite rushed as the waiters came to give us our main meals right after our starters, was a bit disapointing but the food was great!!!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Excellent food and staff. Had passed this place on a number of occasions but a little put off by the red plastic chairs. However, after looking at trip advisor reviews decide to book. Reserved a table inside ( good idea as not a spare table in sight the place was packed). Excellent meal and excellent staff - worth a visit.

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Dined here last week and found the food and the staff very good also very reasonable prices.The only down side was my partner ordered portugese steak not really knowing what this was.It turned out to be braised steak served with pickled cauliflower and was very salty and vinegary tasting,not to her taste but not the restaurants fault , she chose... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A lovely dining experience, no rush, friendly staff & good food. Traditional Portugese menu & the best pudding I've experienced!

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Service was quite slow. Garlic bread and prawn cocktail starters were amazing. Really tasty. It was ruined when the waiter came over to lift our plates before we were finished, we said we weren't finished and then 1 minute later another waiter came over and said to hurry as our food was coming and we had to lift the remaining... More

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