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Canico Restaurant

Prainha, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
282 458 503
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Ranked #82 of 117 Restaurants in Alvor
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Visited here one night. We where staying in the Prainha Clube hotel. When we arrived it appeared very busy but where told there was a table. Sat squashed in like sardines waiting for 15-20 for our drink order to be taken. Then another while to get the drink. Food was great. But well priced. Nicer eateries in alvor with better... More

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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Canico restaurant bar is hidden away in a cracking little cove. Gets very busy at lunch as it has a good bar snack menu that is well priced at the lower end of the scale with run of the mill food. Not really suited to less able bodied people due to the steep steps from the cove to the restaurant,... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Came for lunch during a trip for the beach and couldn't believe the bill at the end!! We only had soup of the day and a burger, our friends had fish and we all only had soft drinks yet the bill still came to over 120 Euros!! Difficult to realise why when the bill was in portugese. We did however... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We love Alvor and this restaurant is one of the reasons why. With its lift and underground corridors it feels like a Bond villain's lair, and then you come out onto the fabulous terrace overlooking the beach. The food and wine were great, the service fantastic, friendly, funny and kind and the whole evening was wonderful. We booked a Friday... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Service was below standard. Food was good but not as good as other restaurants available in Alvor. Tables, understandably, crammed in together as it's a small space. Outstanding view though! Enjoyed the experience because of the location. Wouldn't go back though.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Service was underwhelming at best. Food was good, but there are many better restaurants with better value in Alvor. Fantastic view for lunch. It's good if you are staying in the resort and don't want the 20+ minute walk (€5 taxi) to Alvor. Personally I'd make the effort and go elsewhere.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I am interested in this restaurant for my wedding on Thursday, March 24, 2016, but I can't find any information. Does anyone have an estimate for wedding reception here for around 50 people? Include catering? I just need a general amount to see if its in my budget! Also, is it open year round or only seasonal? Thank you!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was perfect, we had lunch and sat in the front decking on first floor overlooking beach and food was excellent and quite reasonable considering setting.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Having read most other reviews on here, I agree with the fast majority of them. The location is stunning - built into the cliff face, with great views of the beach and the ocean. The rest is a little bit of a let down to be honest - tables were very close together with little room to move past, chairs... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I took the misses here and it was amazing. I would of been happy with okay food with the cracking view but the food we order was of michelin star quality, If your not english then it means very very very good. If you eat out once then make sure you go to this place

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