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Por do sol

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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
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 115
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Eat and be Merry

We (4 Golfers) back in 2008/9) played golf at Penina Golf Resort for my 60th Birthday. On a chance meeting in a pub we told of this restaurant by a Scottish ex pat. We went back a second time during our stay and returned again in Jan 2015 with 4 more golfers. The ambiance is 5 star, the meals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Michael D
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Leven, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Leven, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We (4 Golfers) back in 2008/9) played golf at Penina Golf Resort for my 60th Birthday. On a chance meeting in a pub we told of this restaurant by a Scottish ex pat. We went back a second time during our stay and returned again in Jan 2015 with 4 more golfers. The ambiance is 5 star, the meals 5star... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

A group of eight golfers stayed in Alvor for a week in March eating out in local restaurants every evening. Por Do Sol was undoubtedly the best restaurant we visited - we went there twice. You are welcomed in an attractive dining room with clean white table cloths and given just the right amount time to choose from an extensive... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Decided to have a change of venue decided to try this Portuguese Restaurant . Certainly not disappointed . We were greeted by the host Carndido who is backed up by a super efficient brigade of staff Headed by the Head Chef Paulo Laying on such a high standard of service which has long fallen by the wayside in most of... More 

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derby uk
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

4 of us enjoyed Dinner here.a vast selection of dishes makes it so difficult to choose.We enjoyed perfectly ripe avocados, a sumptuous Chateaubriand cooked to perfection and Crepe Suzette becoming of a major London Restaurant of the 70's. A fabulous experience masterly controlled by Candido and his Head Chef Paolo. We will return. Surely Alvor's future Number 1

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Visited on a Saturday evening, in a group of eight golfers. We always come here for end of holiday meal. As always the service was superb, nice varied menu with typical Portugese dishes. Eight happy diners already looking forward to next year 😊

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Celbridge, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Have been returning to this restaurant year after year with my family since I can remember. I have tried nearly every item on the menu and nothing has disappointed, not one thing. A particular favourite is the steak Portuguese style. Friendly and welcoming service by all staff with a great ambiance inside and outside. The only fault is that it's... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Went first time with friends who were regulars and enjoyed it so much we returned. Whether fish or meat all the dishes were good. As were the puddings and starters.

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Cardross, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We eat here every January . The steaks and the avocado and prawn starter are brilliant if traditional. The service is excellent and welcoming . The price is very reasonable.

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Alvor, Portugal
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This restaurant has maintained it very high standards since day one! And that is quite an accomplishment. Rack of Lamb, filler with sauces, fresh fish etc. Outdoor patio dining in warmer season. Excellent service. Absolutely 100%.

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a high class resturant with excellent food and ambience but at affordable prices. I had duck and my husband had fillet steak with wine and a pudding and just a little over 40 euros for 2. Excellent waiters and service. Well worth it. Great experience q

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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: Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?