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Os Arcos Restaurante

Rua Alves Correia, 25, Albufeira 8200, Portugal
289 513 460
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Ranked #4 of 576 restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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west midlands
Top Contributor
110 reviews 110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Visited yesterday on last but one day of holiday and so glad I did, the telephone number on ta is wrong, booking is recommended without doubt, the owner waiter was turning people away at 8pm, we were there at 6:50 and first in. Now it's a one man team front of house so your not going to be waited on... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Incredibly tasty pork dish - Fillet Black Pig. Very friendly owner. We had to book to get a table for 6 despite arriving at 7pm. No outdoor seating. Well worth searching out - off the beaten track!

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Clonmel, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I are just back from a 13 night stay in Albufeira. We ate here 3 nights and all were excellent. We had different fresh fish all 3 nights on the owner/waiter's recommendation each night. Very fresh and well cooked each time. Service is faster than expected given 1 person on his own but he does a great... More

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Luton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

We had to book this restaurant and chose it because it was in the top 10 on trip adviser. It was just average really, the guy serving was lovely though. My son had chicken and it was very very salty, he compared it to the chicken he'd had in a different restaurant the night before which was supposed to be... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Only ate here once but food was of excellent quality. Very nice relaxed little restaurant with extremely nice owner/waiter who was very attentive even though he was very busy. Had the grilled squid which was very nice and my wife had fillet steak which she enjoyed very much. The street this restaurant is on has some of the best bars... More

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Omagh
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Booked in advance...seems to be the norm during the Summer season....the waiter was flat out but pleasant....had the calamari to start which was okay. Was intrigued by the Fillet of Black Pig...it landed on the table with fries and a side salad garnish...and looked like nothing special but I didn't speak for approx 20 mins...really nice and great to find... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is a gem of a restaurant just off the main square. It gets busy, so get there early or book. The quality of the food and the expertise cooking makes this place #1 in my book. I cannot express how good the food is here and this bar far the best place to eat in Albufeira. I cannot understand... More

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Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is by far the best restaurant in Albufeira. Visited it 3 times during our stay and were never disappointed. Sea Bass is excellent and the quality of the steak shows that the owner uses only the best produce. The chocolate cake is to die for. Yes the owner serves all tables and the service is not instant but you... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Small intimate restaurant serving traditional Portuguese food. We tried to get a table on Friday night but they were fully booked. So we booked for the following night - Saturday. We received a warm welcome from the host who despite being very busy the whole night and being the only member of staff serving he was always pleasant friendly and... More

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We visited this restaurant on the back of the Tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. We arrived early, at 7pm - we had reserved a table but there was no need as we were the first guests. We were welcomed by the owner who was very friendly. We started with a shared platter of meat and cheese, with garlic... More

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