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Cactos II

Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
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Ranked #2 of 117 Restaurants in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: As well as being popular for the night time live music in our clean and comfortable bar, we also have a large sunny terrace near the swimming pool at the Apartments Dunas do Alvor. We hope you will find it a perfect place to relax in the sun or enjoy those long summer nights. We have a tasty snack menu from midday to 3pm and a variety of special offers on drinks during the day, with our €1 large Super Bocks and €2.50 Cocktail Specials being especially popular. We offer only brand name spirits and hope that you will find the perfect mix of pleasant surroundings, friendly staff and outstanding value for your money.We have live music every night and show Sky Sports/Setanta and ESPN for major sports events. We look forward to meeting you!
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English first
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Have been going to this bar for years and it never disappoints. Superb staff and great entertainment. Worth hunting it down if you've never been before.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Food just basic bar snacks but a great place to relax and meet people beer is of good quality and really cheap

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

after another week this year in Alvor we are finding it hard to find another bar to compare to Cactos 2 the staff run by Ali: Xana and Jane were very friendly and welcoming, we never had an empty glass!!!! Mark as always is a fab entertainer, really cant think why we would go anywhere else!!! keep up the good... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Mark and Alli are great hosts. Jane Jane Shannon Helen Ethan are friendly efficient bar staff. We spent a fab 21 nights in Alvor and had some brilliant nights in this bar. Great entertainment, great beer, extremely friendly staff, nothing too much trouble a lovely welcoming atmosphere. The hosts have a unique way of creating a bond amongst customers introducing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

I was on holiday and we went there and I had a good time mark and alison are very welcoming and kind but the only thing is they have no wifi.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Yet another two weeks in Alvor, frequenting Ali, Mark and the team in a cosy bar. Well priced food during the day and the banter, music and singing of Mark (the singing man) each night. Friendly and welcoming every time courtesy of Ali, Helen, Shana, Jane and co makes this a bar you can't afford to miss and one you... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Lovely friendly staff worth a visit, good atmosphere, kids enjoyed the pool table and the space to run around

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Excellent bar friendly staff Mark and Ali the owners are really nice people and helpful had some great nights here Mark the singer is a great entertainer, nice friendly and family bar we stayed 21 nights in Alvor which we had 19 nights in this bar.Big thank you to Mark and Ali, thanks Mr and Mr Burnley.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Went most days and nights. Cheap beer during the day and the owner sings and plays guitar at night. Very welcoming. I'll miss it.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Our third trip to Alvor and again spent many a night being entertained by the fabulous Mark Morton and looked after by Ali and the rest of the friendly staff. Its a great place to stop at for a drink , whatever time of day there is always a warm welcome and a very long happy hour!!!!! A definite must... More

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