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Por do sol

Estrada de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-521, Portugal
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Ranked #18 of 117 Restaurants in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The evening started on a positive With a friendly greeting,good wine and a good menu choice. It went downhill from there starters were awful not fresh ingredients. I got fillet steak for my main.meat was not good and blood running all over the plate even though I ordered it medium well. The veg they used was frozen veg and chips... More

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co. tyrone northern ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We arrive here and were greeted by a very kind member of staff. We were seated and given the menu everything was expensive. The service was terrible we rarely seen a member of staff. The food was ok. We waited for staff to clear our table for a long time. My husband and daughter wanted to order a dessert, we... More

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london
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Just outside the main area of alvor although still walkable this restaurant is very traditional . A spacious terrace area and dining room gives a nice open feel unlike a lot of the town centre places that are quite cramped . White tablecloths and friendly waiters add to the atmosphere . The food is excellent, i had a peppered steak... More

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved this place it is very traditional the staff are very attentive and the food is super, the lamb for 2 is delicious and the filet steaks are one of the best we have had, we finished with the faming crepes which are cooked in front of you it is one of the more expensive restaurants but worth the treat

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Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We had dinner here on one of our last nights on a previous visit to Alvor so wanted to go back again. This time we were seated outside under the arches, nicely protected from wind as dining late. Inside the decor is very portugese higher end! I would agree that the menu is more french than portugese but then an... More

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Erica, Drenthe, Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We went to this Restaurant, based on all the raving reviews here. And it certainly is a good restaurant, with a very nice staff. But some comments: First , the cuisine is NOT portugese, more French and Italian (Duck a l'Orange, Lasanga, Lamb with a mustart crust) The location is not great, not on a beautiful site or something, BUT... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Spent a lovely evening at Por do sol in July with my husband, daughter and partner. The food was first class, as was the service, by the very friendly waiters. We shall hopefully return there next year and highly recommend the restaurant to everyone who holidays in Alvor..

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Without doubt one of the Best restaurants in Alvor , visited lots of times over a period of many years. Great friendly waiters and food is always consistantly good.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Never been here before and god knows why, the food is fantastic the service is great and the restaurant itself is really lovely!! We had a lovely meal here that was very good value for money, we will 100% be going back again and would highly recommend this place to anyone!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We ate here three times recently when we visited Praia da Rocha, the food was excellent as always. The highlight was the brilliant rack of lamb to share between two. Service is impeccable, which is quite a rarity nowadays.

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