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Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
289 592 217
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Ranked #30 of 585 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Traditional Portuguese Cuisine - Indoor Room, Terrace and Lounge - Open for Lunch and Dinner Closed on Sunday
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice. In January its not easy to find restaurants that are open during this time of year. Both times that we went (3 friends and myself) the restaurant was almost empty, but this didn't stop us having great a time, and dinner. The staff are extremely polite, friendly, and very helpful with recommending the local food.... More 

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Denver
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

It can be difficult to find a reasonable restaurant for New Years Eve in Europe as many go in for festivities and set menu extravaganzas, (our hotel had a 250 Euro each set dinner). What a delight to find this great restaurant serving a limited but delicious menu. We really enjoyed every item and beyond recommending most everything.... make sure... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

What a restaurant, fantastic and attentive service, fantastic food we had the sea bass, all at a fantastic price. This was with out a doubt the best meal of our holiday, what a pity it was our last night. It was apparent that the staff care about the service and food they serve. Very highly recommended.

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albufeira portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

Just had lunch here again and it was lovely. Hot tasty soup and lovely prawns. Attentive but not intrusive service. I'll definitely go back

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Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The dining room is very basic. There was only one other table occupied by paying customers. Some the the owner's relatives were at another table and his children were running about the restaurant. The bottle of house wine was mediocre. Our food questionable. I ordered the prawns and curry. The freshness of the prawns was very questionable and came in... More 

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manchester
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Allways return here food service outstanding.Pedro wonderful owner however Carlos is no longer there but he was training someone new.Outside area has had a lot of work done.It is a wonderful relaxing restaurant.

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Wexford, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just off the worms roundabout going 200 metres north a just off the busiest parts of this part of Albufeira lies this modern little restaurant. Quiet with soft music giving very pleasant atmosphere.Large Poruguese menu with some unusual combinations . Black pig cheeks with mushroom cream sauce being one- eat your heart out James Martin- and very delicious. Well worth... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We read the excellent reviews and were looking forward to a nice meal. First of all, Pedro that other people talk about didn't seem to be there. Service was nice, but the food was very mixed, ranging from awful to good. The prawns in the prawn cocktail tasted very old, as did the stuffed squid. The prawns also had a... More 

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Crieff, Scotland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This restaurant is a little tricky to find as it's off the main tourist footfall. It is on the road which runs parallel to the strip to the west side. There is boarding for a development and the restaurant is behind this in a small row of shops, bank etc. Worth looking for it though as the food is delcious... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My wife and I went to Albufiera for a week to celebrate our wedding anniversay, and before we went I did a bit of research on TA to find a good restaurant, I found this one and phoned from the UK to book a table. On arrival we were greated by Pedro who showed us to our table, which was... More 

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Address: Avenida Salgado Zenha, Albufeira 8200-353, Portugal
Phone Number: 289 592 217
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
Cuisine: Portuguese

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