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Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro

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International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Grill
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Rua Almeida Garrett, 30, just off The Strip | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
+351 963 176 635
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Visit our Facebook page: Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro. Jazz and Blues...
Visit our Facebook page: Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro. Jazz and Blues themed restaurant. Johnny Hooper's live saxophone shows with fun music quiz, party atmosphere and dancing are on Tuesday and Friday nights. Chill-out Sunday afternoons take place on the garden terrace with cool local musicians providing the laid-back vibe. Gluten-free menu options. Great place for celebrations!
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Brilliant saxafood!!

This place is a 'must' especially if you love the saxophone sound. We had a dinner, and a sunday lunch there, and really recommend it. Food is great, and Johnny;s hospitality was very welcoming. Sadly we didn't get to go on a live music night, but from the other reviews it seemed we missed a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
LindaJoyAllen
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Malpas, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Malpas, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This place is a 'must' especially if you love the saxophone sound. We had a dinner, and a sunday lunch there, and really recommend it. Food is great, and Johnny;s hospitality was very welcoming. Sadly we didn't get to go on a live music night, but from the other reviews it seemed we missed a great night.! Will definitely visit... More 

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Albufeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A very good host supported by friendly staff with good food , live music and a pop quiz . We visited twice during our holiday and had a great time on both occasions .

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Identified on trip advisor and really pleased we went along, Johnny most welcoming and food great but most of all Johnny kept us going all night with his super sax play quiz and disco.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Live music and entertainment, with great music from the Beatles in the 60's to lady GaGa ...... Foot tapping table banging singing some classic chorus lines all at the behest of Mr J Hooper and his brilliant saxophone playing....fantastic! Did I mention that the food wasn't bad either lol Great night out highly recommended....sang all the way back to our... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Night out at end of our holiday. Very tasty food and well mannered staff. We both thoroughly enjoyed being serenaded by Johnnys top Saxophone playing. Lovely guy too. Strangely we won the music quiz which was great fun and enjoyed a free bottle of port to take home. After Johnny had played 2 sets, the great evening was well rounded... More 

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Rhondda Cynon Taff
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Three of us went along to Johnny's Saxophone Bistro after meeting him in the Square at Albufeira when he was playing outside the Doce Jardim Restaurant at lunchtime on the first Monday of our holiday. Another family there recommended his show so after buying a CD we thought we'd give his restaurant and show a try. When we arrived we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Had a perfect night with my boyfriend here. Food was amazing and homemade, Johnny was absolutely incredible and the music was the icing on the cake. Great evening and would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Well what can i say but truley an amazing place,from the moment we arrived we were made very welcolme by johnny. The food was absolutely fantastic, the best fillet steak ive tasted. Myself, Wife and Daughter enjoyed every minute. Johnny plays the saxophone and is brilliant, during the night johnny did a music quiz which we only went and won... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Read the reviews and wanted to give it a try.....well it was excellent. Arrived Friday evening and sat down to a perfect starter of chicken parfitt and a main course of steak with a perfect sauce. Listening to johnny playing sax was wonderful and then having the pop quiz was so much fun. We had such a wonderful evening that... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We went to Johnny Hopper's on a Friday night after reading the reviews. We were not disappointed. The table is yours for the whole evening so you don't feel rushed. The three course meal was simple tasty food. Johnny was a great host, greeting us at the door and his team were attentive and friendly. The show was excellent and... More 

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Additional Information about Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro

Address: Rua Almeida Garrett, 30, just off The Strip | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 963 176 635
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Grill

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Almeida Garrett, 30, just off The Strip | Areias de S. Joao, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 963 176 635

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: International, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

Description

Visit our Facebook page: Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro. Jazz and Blues themed restaurant. Johnny Hooper's live saxophone shows with fun music quiz, party atmosphere and dancing are on Tuesday and Friday nights. Chill-out Sunday afternoons take place on the garden terrace with cool local musicians providing the laid-back vibe. Gluten-free menu options. Great place for celebrations!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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