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Restaurante Expresso

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Mediterranean, International
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Rua Dunfermline | Lt 11, Albufeira 8200-278, Portugal
+351 917 847 621
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Variety of dishes that can please so many tastes and ages around the...
Variety of dishes that can please so many tastes and ages around the world, from fresh fish to grilled kebabs, vegetarian menu and juicy steaks , portuguese traditional food and of course home made pizzas and lovely pastas
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Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch
Delivery
Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 103
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Friendly, good value

Arriving late we found the nearest restaurant to our hotel other than the one in the Forte do Vale itself. We found the Expresso to be friendly, good value and unpretentious. To be blunt Portuguese cuisine isn't wildly exciting but given similar menus at most places you could do a lot worse than... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2015
andris_10
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corby
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
corby
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Arriving late we found the nearest restaurant to our hotel other than the one in the Forte do Vale itself. We found the Expresso to be friendly, good value and unpretentious. To be blunt Portuguese cuisine isn't wildly exciting but given similar menus at most places you could do a lot worse than try this place. You can for example... More 

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Newcastle
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A delayed flight resulted in two hungry tummies so a short walk from our hotel took us here. We each had pork and beef kebab which came with beautifully cooked home made chips. Reasonably priced and with excellent wine choices. Worth a try.

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UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Visited this restaurant 3 times now and we haven't even been in Albufeira a week yet! We're staying at the Tropical Sol and just found it by chance in the same road. The staff are lovely and welcoming, very knowledgeable and helpful. The first night we had steak, egg & chips, which was reasonably priced. The second time we had... More 

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Whitby
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Loved everything about this place, the food, the atmosphere & the staff who were lovely. Will definitely be back next time we are in the Algarve. Thanks for everything especially putting up with my husband's attempt at speaking Portuguese.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Excellent!!! Food is lovely, well priced and in my opinion well above average The table service is good too. Some nights I ate while the pianist played :-)

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Dined here in November. Good restaurant , well presented with excellent service. Very pleased with the food, very tasty and reasonably priced. Had starter of creamy mushrooms on toast ( lovely ) , followed by a pasta dish. The staff were extremely pleasant and attentive. We were offered a complimentary brandy or port at the end of the meal. We... More 

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Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were staying at Forte do Vale so this restaurant is only a few minutes down the street. The staff is very pleasant, the food is well prepared and good value. We had dinner here at least twice. A complimentary glass of port is offered at the end of your dinner.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We had several dinners here, food was made by the mother, and her son was the waiter, doesnt get any better. Food was just like homemade, just perfect friendly service, of course it was off season when we were there. Therefore not to many visitors around, but just perfect for us, when ur here gotta try the sea bass, and... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I visited this restaurant several time during my visit to Albufeira and area. The restaurant has a varied menu of different starters, salads, fish, chicken, pork, lamb and beef based meals all reasonably priced and very good value for money. Pizzas and vegetarian options available. Also kids menus. Good value tourist menu with couvert, drink (wine, beer and soft drinks)... More 

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant on the first night of our stay at the Forte do Vale apartments, just down the road. It doesn't look much from the outside & the decor could be described as a little dated but don't let this fool you that the food is anything less than excellent. We ate here 3 times during our week... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Dunfermline | Lt 11, Albufeira 8200-278, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 917 847 621

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 17
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Variety of dishes that can please so many tastes and ages around the world, from fresh fish to grilled kebabs, vegetarian menu and juicy steaks , portuguese traditional food and of course home made pizzas and lovely pastas
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?