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Casa da Avo- Grandmother's House

R. do Movimento das Forcas Armadas 97, Albufeira 8200-157, Portugal
289-587-866
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Ranked #254 of 585 Restaurants in Albufeira
Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Kent
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a meal here on Sunday night, as close to our hotel and the reviews were mostly positive. Very disappointed as it took an age to come out and 3 of our dinners were cold - I think they had forgotten about them in the dumb waiter. Complained and they took them away. After asking where they were (again took... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Not knowing a good restaurant in Albufeira, we went on adventure mode throught the center of town. From outside the restaurant was very cosy and charming, with a recent Tripadvisor recomendation. Helpfull service at table, we choosed dishes from the daily menu: 3 grilled calamari, 1 octopuss, 1 tuna steak, 1 lamb ribs, 2 beef steaks. This order took more... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Wonderful typical Portuguese food and excellent service. The staff is warm and welcoming and make you feel at home.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place was hard to find, but once we were in we were seated at a table by the window and the waiter was very good at taking our order promptly and was very pleasent. The prawn starters were plentiful but the chef special suckling pork was awful. The pork chops were so dry I couldn't believe it. On reflection... More

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Dublin, Ireland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

On arrival the restaurant seemed really nice and the servers friendly and helpful. We ordered our meal. 40 mins later it still hadn't arrived! The children were starving and getting v agitated. When my husband went up to pay for our drinks and to say we were leaving the owner wouldn't let us leave unless we paid for the meal... More

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Miami
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

We were tonight at this local restaurant in Guia, a little outside of Albufeira centre, as recommended by our hotel. The food was really smashing. This Chef has a fantastic talent of combining extra ordinary tasts. Really special. From his selction of Tapas, a bar, buffet of about 15-20 dishes, all marvellous. A home made marmalade with cheese, unbelievable. We... More

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Drybrook, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Recommended by our taxi driver ! The service was excellent & the food,service & wine were great :-) A really nice restaurant & reasonable prices .

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We stumbled across this on an evening walk! Wow food is amazing ! Even the homemade chips were lovey ! My sea bass was lovely served with in season veg ! All the food very good quality ! Will be back.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This restaurant was so nice. We wanted somewhere that served traditional Portuguese food. We were not disappointed. We ordered the Early Bird 3 Course Meal, it was delicious. The Chocolate Mousse is a MUST try. Beautiful decor & a lovely waiter made the experience even better! Highly recommend. It's on a hill on the way down to the old town,... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Excellent food and very good service, I highly recommend eating here. I had bread with garlic butter to start, sirloin steak medium rare and rice pudding with cinamin. Very good food at a reasonable price.

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