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Restaurante O Alcaide

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Seafood, Pasta, Portuguese
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Rua Porta da Vila, n.18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
+351 282789309
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Restaurant 'O Alcaide', a very nice place for lunch or dinner...
Welcome to Restaurant 'O Alcaide', a very nice place for lunch or dinner in a family atmosphere, a delicious meal accompanied by good wine. Come and see our specialties!Opened in September 2009, O Alcaide is located at Rua Porta da Vila, near the Fire Department in Lagos. O Alcaide is the ideal place to enjoy your meal in a relaxed and familiar ambient. O Alcaide is open everyday for lunch and dinner.
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  • 197
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  • 78
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent little restaurant

It's always a bit of a gamble relying on reviews, but we're happy to say this was definitely true to the good reviews! We were a family group of eight, with four generations to keep happy, and they did a great job. As far as I could tell, there were just two people doing all the work and that was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
beth c
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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310 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

It's always a bit of a gamble relying on reviews, but we're happy to say this was definitely true to the good reviews! We were a family group of eight, with four generations to keep happy, and they did a great job. As far as I could tell, there were just two people doing all the work and that was... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Had an amazing meal here Covert great and food really well done and staff friendly and helpful. Make the effort to find this restaurant you will not be disappointed.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We ate here two out of the three nights we were in Lagos. Service is friendly and the food superb. My husband had the house speciality - octopus and shrimp - on both nights and was still talking about it on the plane home. I had the grilled tiger prawns - huge and really tasty. Bread, olives and other delicious... More 

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139 reviews 139 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Greeted with nice couverts including an excellent chicken liver pâté, garlic butter, and very nice bread followed by other fish delicacies including prawns on crispy bread. Mains of 'fish of the day' - sole, and a nice steak dish in port wine, were washed down with good wine. Only complaint was that the fries which we requested with the mains... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This restaurant is about 5-10 mins walk up the hill away from the centre of town and is definitely worth finding. It is quite small and intimate and has a lovely atmosphere, with friendly staff. The food was really good and very reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

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Cirencester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We are so pleased we made the effort to find this restaurant after reading other reviews. We were as impressed as others by the quality of the food. Our pastas were cooked to order using the best fresh ingredients. The flavours were excellent making a simple lunch exceptional.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We found this restaurant through TripAdvisor and it met expectations....lovely friendly service from a sole young man who we understand to be the son of the family running this off-the-beaten track restaurant. We took my partners parents here for dinner who are from Luz...and they will be back again for sure. The cover of shrimp on mini toasts, chicken liver,... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My partner and I have eaten here last September and were really looking forward to a great fillet steak. Very pleased to say that our meal last night was fantastic and the wine chosen was again perfect. This restaurant is family run with father and mother cooking and son front of house. They open at around 6.00 pm and we... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We stayed in Lagos for five days and visited at least 5 different restaurants that have been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor. This one is by far the best. We got Camarao c/Molho Pimenta and Polvo c/Camarao Alcaide. Delicious!!! Highly recommended!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Our best meal in Lagos! We had a wonderful meal in this family run restaurant on Monday 27th October. Found it by accident on our last night wandering up and around the narrow street looking to get away from the busy restaurants downtown with similar menus. You must try and find this restaurant. Top class! Several guests thanked the chef... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Porta da Vila, n.18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282789309

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 32
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Pasta, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Welcome to Restaurant 'O Alcaide', a very nice place for lunch or dinner in a family atmosphere, a delicious meal accompanied by good wine. Come and see our specialties!Opened in September 2009, O Alcaide is located at Rua Porta da Vila, near the Fire Department in Lagos. O Alcaide is the ideal place to enjoy your meal in a relaxed and familiar ambient. O Alcaide is open everyday for lunch and dinner.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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