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Iguana Cafe

Rua Latino Coelho, N.059, Albufeira 8200-150, Portugal
+351 289 513 011
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Ranked #7 of 572 restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A cafe/ bar located in the Rossio part of the old town of Albufeira, with an outdoor terrace overlooking the sea; and offering spectacular views of Fishermen's Beach and the coastline, all the way to Faro. We serve beer, wine, sangria, cocktails, teas, coffee, ice-cream, crepes, toasties, baguettes, salads, paninis and tapas. Look forward to welcoming you here soon!
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

we stumbled across this little but full of character, café bar. views were fantastic and the Iguana house Tapas & bottle of house wine were just what we needed on a hot and sunny afternoon. Staff were very friendly and pleasant, especially when we kept moving tables to keep in the shade. Liked it that much we went back twice... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We went out of our way to find this place having read such great reviews. It was closer to the Old Town than I expected from our GPS. The view was amazing. The food, although a simple lunch menu was very nice and desserts were to die for - huge too. One to visit when you have plenty of time... More

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Cork, Ireland
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Went to lunch at Iguana Cafe having just arrived in Albufeira in the morning. It is situated on the sea front about 10 minutes west of the centre of Albufeira. Having had an early start and not too impressive food on Ryanair needed a long relaxing lunch. This is exactly what we got. My children were really impressed by their... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We travelled through from villamoura for lunch and wasn't disappointed. Although Food was very basic it was perfect for lunch time. Cocktails and ice cream deserts were the highlight of the afternoon. Outstanding setting and staff very friendly. Would recommend!

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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Great views and lovely cocktails. We never tried the food here, as its just sandwiches, toasties and salads but they look nice. But its a lovely location to have a drink, especially a freshly made cocktail overlooking the beach and sea.

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St neots
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94 reviews 94 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We had just arrived and needed a drink on a hot day. This place is deceiving from the front it looks ordinary, but go out the back and you arrive on a lovely decked area overlooking the sea. They also do sandwiches and snacks, which were good size portions and value for money the drinks were reasonable too. The only... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Great little cafe/bar just up the street from the Hotel Rocamar.....Great views over Albufeira Bay and really nice place to have a relaxing lunch...We visited it 4 out of our 6 day break...lovely food and would definately recommend it.........Aim to work my way through the icecreams on my next visit.....!!.....

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Western Ireland, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This cafe formerly known as Cafe Latino is our favourite place to relax in all of Albufeira. Best location overlooking the beach and bay from the lovely terrace. The current manager is a lovely warm friendly scottish lady and she makes everyone feel very welcome. The cafe is visited by the local hearthrob, Jorge (ask) who is really cool. Great... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had a relaxing late lunch on the terrace overlooking the sea - great view! The staff were very friendly, the sangria and cerveja chilled, and the tapas tasty. Great spot for lunch!

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Derry City
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

When you go to the old town in Albufeira you must visit this fantastic cafe. Sit and chill out with a cold drink and soak up the sun on the beautiful terrace over looking the beach. Quality snacks available from the menu. Super service always given by the owners and staff. Once you sample what Cafe Iguana has to offer... More

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