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Cactos II

Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
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Ranked #2 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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

As part of the group with Norman the singing golfer it was great to start and end most of our evenings at The Cactus Bar. Staff always friendly and up for a laugh. I would highly recommend this bar to anyone in Alvor.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Reviewed last year as this became our regular pre and post dinner venue (the group with Norman the singing golfer who does "If Tomorrow Never Comes' every night (we are sooooo sorry, honest :-)) Mark and Ali have this off to a tee. Not sure how they manage to do it every night without their heads exploding but fair play... More

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scotland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Mark entertains with his music and patter,while the bar staff make sure you have a great night with their excellent and friendly service.

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had to visit this restaurant after reading the good reviews, it is located in the middle of the Dunas Complex with other small bars and cafes. I think it is more of a snack bar/ bar rather than a restaurant but cannot comment on the food because we only called in on our way back to our hotel for... More

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Sheffield (UK)
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Just home from Alvor and we found this little gem on our way back to our hotel after a stroll around the lovely town. We were always made to feel welcome and were served really nice food and the drinks were great at a fantastic sensible price which works to attract people back. Best of luck xx

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

we love the Cactos11 Mark and Ali are brilliant hosts they make everyone feel special between marks singing and banter and Ali behind the bar serving and meeting and greeting it works well .They also do tasty bar snacks during the day we are looking forward to returning next year .

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Leeds
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Been coming here for 4 years no and it remains our all time favourite! Great hosts Mark and Ali who always give you a warm welcome, love the banter and live music and happy hour great for a few drinks before dinner!

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Went a few nights great time nice wine good music (mr and mrs cheltenham ) we love alvor been going 20 years nice people great times

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West Sussex
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Sadly, it seems that to get near the top of Tripadvisor is to be cheap! We visited here because of its Tripadvisor reports. Yes, it has cheap beer, but other than that I wouldn't go here. Surely when you visit another country you want to experience the local bars and culture, not just some English bar selling cheap fizzy beer?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Had several lunches and a couple of nights whilst on our holiday. Great friendly staff good food and drinks!! Mark and Ali are great hosts. Mr and Mrs Yorkshire xx

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