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Leonel e Filhos

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R. Afonso Albuquerque 107B, Loule, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Chicken Piti piri

Cheap and cheerful but great chicken piri piri. Bread olives,cheese, chicken, salad and chips, wine just over 10 euros, although it does depend on the amount of wine you drink . 😀😄

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
JudithF54
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cheap and cheerful but great chicken piri piri. Bread olives,cheese, chicken, salad and chips, wine just over 10 euros, although it does depend on the amount of wine you drink . 😀😄

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Thank JudithF54
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We visited on the recomendation of a freind and weren't disappointed - good basic food, well cooked, great prices and served well in nice clean and cheerful surroundings. It will be hard to go to the market on Saturday and NOT call in here for lunch....could be habbit forming!

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Thank Stuart M
Loule, Portugal
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

On the way into Loule from Sao Bras on the right before you get to the avenida. Typical Portuguese restaurant. Food generally all good - like all places very occasionally you get an 'off day'. Chickens good but I generally go for lamb chops - You get about 7 and its as cheap to eat them there as it is... More 

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Thank tmd161061
Loule, Portugal
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128 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

Good bread with cheese, pate and olives. The chicken was very good and served with salad and fries. The chicken is great value at €4.50. The service was somewhat lacking. Had to ask twice on a number of occasions. Service was not with a smile !!!!!

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Thank Jon M
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Eaten here many times always consisant 4.50 euros for half a chicken always busy staff don't smile easily buts a natural place with great efficent food don't forget they are paying 23% vat on the as prices once you go you be back

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Thank Ian P
Albufeira
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The place was packed when we visited on a Saturday night, luckily a friend had booked. Couvert was traditional, olives well marinated plus a nice bit of cheese which was not expensive. I was a bit fearful when the chicken piri piri turned up as it looked like the sauce was very, very hot, and being a bit of a... More 

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Thank Algarveaddick
Portugal
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013 via mobile

There are 2 reasons for dining here. First the prices. Very good value for money. Secondly in my opinion it serves the best chicken piri-piri in the Algarve. This would also explain why this restaurant is always busy.

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1 Thank Tom D
Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We were trying to find somewhere to eat that was not very expensive. We had passed this restaurant a number of time and decided to give it a go. From the outside it does not look much, however on entering it is clean and tidy. The staff were attentive and took our order quickly. When the food turned up, there... More 

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1 Thank BowersClan
Scotland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Just love the food here, cheap, my opinion the best piri piri chicken ever, staff don't go out their way to welcome you, but, it's not the UK! Just enjoy

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Thank Mandy B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We tried this place off the back of rave reviews on TA. It was ok but nothing more. The chicken piri piri I had was tiny. I've never seen such skinny chickens. Service was just about ok. Value for money is good. We eat at Marufo regularly and a number of TA reviews claim Leonels is better food and cheaper.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R. Afonso Albuquerque 107B, Loule, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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