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Iguana Cafe

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Rua Latino Coelho, N.059, Albufeira 8200-150, Portugal
+351 289 513 011
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: A cafe/ bar located in the Rossio part of the old town of Albufeira, with...
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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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
lovely views etc.

great food and meals plus wonderful views. nice friendly staff. great access to the old town. well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
barry c
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Seaton, United Kingdom
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  • Scenic view
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Seaton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

great food and meals plus wonderful views. nice friendly staff. great access to the old town. well worth a visit.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

We always visit this bar when in the area, good snacks and drinks at reasonable prices , and a great view from the outside terrace.

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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Excellent views over the water, friendly service and good coffee. We have called in here a couple of times this week and would thouroughly recommend it. The views are superb and the coffee great.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stumbled across this little café while wandering around on a rainy day. Really nice little place, great service and a very chatty owner. Definitely worth a visit.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The café is located down a small windy road which feels like a mini adventure to drive down. The outside seating faces the water and is a spectacular relaxing view. Unfortunately for us, it was raining and windy so we had to sit inside (on rather wobbly chairs). The service is friendly (and so is their cat) and very quick.... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Proper place for a quick bite or a drink on the terrass with a lovely view over the beaches of Albufeira. We came here to shelter from the rain and to have a quick bite as we were hungry coming from the airport. The cafe is nicely located in a little cosy street and has a nice view over he... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Took a little time to find but well worth it. Beautiful views of the coastline. The food is very nice and fresh and the owners are very attentive. It is worth a visit on your walk around Albufeira.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

You must find this small cafe. The food is great, lovely atmosphere, chilled low music, fab views, could not ask for more. When you're on the main beach look towards the harbour, at the top of the lift which didn't work just head left down the street, well worth the walk (really not that far).

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Malton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A fairly unassuming looking bar/cafe on a fairly unassuming street slightly off the beaten track BUT wow is it worth finding! An inside room (if it ever gets cold), an enclosed glass fronted room (if it ever gets rain) and an open sun-filled veranda with the most spectacular view of the ocean and Albufeira. Food, drink, friendly service from a... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We happened upon this cafe when walking in the old section of Albufiera and we were not disappointed. The view was amazing as we had a unobstructed view of the beach below and of the Atlantic Ocean with many sail boats. The food was very good; however, the menu could have been more inventive. The sangria was the best ever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Latino Coelho, N.059, Albufeira 8200-150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 513 011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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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