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Por do sol

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European, Portuguese
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Estrada de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-521, Portugal
282459505
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12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 148
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A must visit

After spending three weeks of mostly fantastic dining in alvor, por do sol was recommended to us. What a great experience old style like I haven't seen for years. Great food cooked to perfection, presented beautifully, served by friendly and funny staff. We ate here twice in our final week... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Noel M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

After spending three weeks of mostly fantastic dining in alvor, por do sol was recommended to us. What a great experience old style like I haven't seen for years. Great food cooked to perfection, presented beautifully, served by friendly and funny staff. We ate here twice in our final week. I can not recommended this restaurant highly enough. If you... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Been coming to Por do sol for many years with my family and never been disappointed. The service we receive year after year is always very friendly and attentive. Have tried many dishes here and all have been excellent. The Portuguese steak and rack of lamb are some of our favourites. The food gates very fresh and very reasonably priced... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Brilliant staff - very attentive throughout the evening, amazing food and drink, all for an excellent price! Reservations are not required. Not much else to say apart from HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I was recommended by my daughter who always pays a visit to this restaurant when she travels to alvo to dine here. This my family and I did and it was not a disappointment - amazing food and excellent service 100%

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Newtown, Powys
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Warm welcoming, fantastic food, great wine, excellent service. Is there anymore that you would want from a restaurant. I look forward to going back year after year as they are consistently a wonderful restaurant, well worth every penny spent.

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have been visiting this restaurant for about 16 years. I can only say it remains very very good - in fact my wife and two sons went two consecutive evenings. The staff are so welcoming and polite , service is good and the food exceptional value for the quality served. Try the rack of lamb or chateaubriand for a... More 

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We have been coming to Por do Sol for many years now. You will not be disappointed! The service is warm and friendly, the atmosphere delightful and the food simply the best anywhere this part of the algarve. Generous portions served with flair and panache. We recommend their steaks and lamb. Spot on! Once you have been you will return... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Excellent food and service. A very family friendly restaurant . Their warm service makes you feel very relaxed. Food was delicious with great portions.

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I was initially Sceptical about dining in Por Do Sol.It looked pricey and not kid friendly so we avoided it for the first week .I'm so glad we went here eventually .Boy was I wrong , without a doubt the best meals we had in Alvor and very very friendly towards kids The outside dining area is beautiful,and the little... More 

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Alvor
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fussy eaters, one not liking fish,one not liking much at all. So, for all round choice and reliable cooking, off we went to Por do Sol. I have been several times over the years and always enjoyed the ambience with nicely set tables, sparklycutlery and glasses and good service, not to speak of good food. Nothing had changed.We had various... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-521, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: 282459505

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?