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Os Arcos Restaurante

Rua Alves Correia, 25, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
289 513 460
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Ranked #2 of 553 restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

The food was even better than we expected from the previous reviews. I had the steak arcos style which was cooked and seasoned perfectly and the sauce complemented it so well. My wife had the skate pan fried with sautéed potatoes which is normally too expensive in England and was delicious. If your in Portugal you have to visit this... More

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

excellent staff,nice atmosphere and meal was delicious.We had sea bass caught that day with veg..The meals were deliciou.s.We had desserts wine and coffee..Will definitely return here.

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Glasgow
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Had dinner here a couple of nights ago based solely on the reviews on this site. I cannot describe the delicate taste of the sardines Portuguese style, delicious just doesn't do it to be honest. Then followed with black pig pork fillet which again was excellent. My husband had mozzarella cheese with tomatoes which he declared to be perfect and... More

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Nr London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We ate here twice during our weeks stay in late March. The food is simply fantastic and by far the best we had in Albufeira. The owner and host never stops but is friendly, personal and attentive. The food has real depth of flavour and is a great insight into real Portuguese cuisine.

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Manchester
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Visited in March 2014 for our evening meal. We had the selection of cold meats and cheeses to start which were beautiful followed by monkfish and prawn rice. The monkfish and prawn rice came in a huge pot which would have fed a family of 4 never mind the 2 of us! If we had stayed longer we would have... More

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We visit this restaurant every time we visit Albufeira, which is 2-3 times a year. The food is excellent especially the tuna pate you get with the couvert. The fish is some of the best around and the homemade desserts are a must.The owner is very friendly and as there is just him and his wife it is always wise... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We came across this restaurant by luck while walking around. The food is amazing and you have to make sure you have one of the homemade desserts...even if your too full! The owner is brilliant he even gave us one of his books to recommend local wines for our wedding! We will definitely be returning to this restaurant for another... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We visited the restaurant 3 times over our 11 day holiday, the food was amazing (especially the steaks yum,) the owner was very friendly and attentive. My favourite in the algarve Pricing was very reasonable for the quality of food. We can't wait to go back.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The fish is amazing here. Lovely atmosphere and the owner is great. Takes out fresh fish to let you choose. Busy so book in advance

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stoke
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Stayed in Albufeira for 4 nights recently, most of the time spent in the old town as we much prefer that than the strip, there are loads of restaurants big places the usual script, so we found Os Arcos on tripadvisor and it was perfect , the place is small so would recomend booking, the owner and who is also... More

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