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Cactos II

Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
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Ranked #4 of 116 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
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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wales
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

One of the nicest bars in Alvor run by the brilliant Mark and Ali. The very friendly bar staff, most of whom are absolutely mad, wonderful Helen, the utterly mad Xana, the two Janes and all the other staff make this one of the nicest places I know, a real home from home. The beer is so cheap at 1... More

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Rhosllanerchrugog
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent a lovely time in Alvor staying at the Dunas.The Cactos 11 is an ideal bar in a perfect location on these premises. Wonderful entertainment every night from a very friendly and funny host with excellent service from the bar staff.Mark must have an Atlas in his brain to remember each night where everyone is from. Planning to return next... More

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Lincoln
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Our second year running staying at the Dunas Apartments and wont be our last. Ali , Mark , Helen , Xana and the other members of staff make it feel like you're walking into your local bar. We met some lovely people from Manchester and Stirling and even met Marks mate Martin Clunes!! Prices are as cheap as you will... More

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