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Sao Domingos

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Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
+351 289 592 349
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé...
On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...
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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
a must and very popular with golfers

beautiful restaurant and food. choice of dining inside or out on the beautiful terrace. very busy so booking in advance recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Quarrier's Village, United Kingdom
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Quarrier's Village, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

beautiful restaurant and food. choice of dining inside or out on the beautiful terrace. very busy so booking in advance recommended!

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Tredegar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

been coming here regular, few times a year for x number of years its my fave of the area, my wife likes Ti Manuel 200 yards up the road 4 of us visited on our first night in Portugal, as usual, not disappointed, wife and I had Bacallau Fishermans style that days special, step son had veal, and his partner... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We live close to this restaurant and visit quite often.The food is consistently good with daily specials. All the staff and Mr Domingo are charming and welcoming Good value and very pleasant atmosphere

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Coventry, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Food is great, service is great very friendly and helpful staff. A very pleasurable experience. This is a very professional business and they know what their customers want and will do their best to find out.

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Goole, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We first discovered this restaurant 4 years ago & am pleased to say we were not disappointed on our return visit. Really friendly, attentive staff & excellent food. I couldn't manage a dessert, but my husband had the plum cheesecake which he said is the best dessert he has ever tasted - if you knew him you would realise what... More 

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Worcester Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Been coming here for years and it is always consistent. Staff always welcoming, surroundings bright and lovely. This year our party can recommend Sole, it was excellent quite large but not extortionate for 15 euros. Lamb cutlets were good, avocado prawns always a winner and scallops good. Less liked Chicken Piri Piri came up as breasts and very bland. Their... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We last stayed in the Vale de Parra back in 1998 and were then close by in Sao Rafael in 2004, so this was our first visit to Sao Domingos for many years. We first ate here in 1996. Back then, it was only Domingos’ and Maria’s second year in business, and if we remember right, they hadn’t even had... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant by chance and was by far THE best meal we have had whilst on holiday here. The staff were attentive, service was quick and friendly. The waiter recommended the special (monkfish with a mango sauce) which I had and it was to die for! There was a good choice of kids meals (and puddings) to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice interior, menu had local food, staff helpful and good price, clean toilets, would go again, lamb special I recommend

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Very smart restaurant, toilets very clean too which I always think are important and a good indication of the care of the restaurant. Family meal, lovely lamb & piri piri chicken dishes. Smart clientele & great service without being pushy. Would definitely go again & would recommend.

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Additional Information about Sao Domingos

Address: Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 289 592 349
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $22 to $36

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 592 349

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $22 to $36

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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