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Marco's Bar & Bistro

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Dunas de Alvor | Loja 16, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 457 548
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: A bar / bistro located at the Dunas do Alvor. Serving breakfast, snacks...
A bar / bistro located at the Dunas do Alvor. Serving breakfast, snacks and full evening meals. Soft drinks, beer and wines.
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Good for:
Dining on a budget

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  • 107
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Top Quality 5*

Love goin to Marco,s cant ea he surf and turf cooked to perfection. Will be returning this year and wouldn eat anywhere else

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Gbailey1990
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Brighouse, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

For a Brit run cafe I would have expected a bit better service and a friendly atmosphere. Not to be. Just wanted coffee which resulted in sour looks from the staff. Will not be going here again. Will stick to the friendly natives who always apreciate our custom.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Love goin to Marco,s cant ea he surf and turf cooked to perfection. Will be returning this year and wouldn eat anywhere else

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Found it at last, could not find it when we were in Alvor last year. Good value for money, but open's too late for breakfast as it doesn't open until 10am. The quality of the food is very high,and they are willing to swap items on the set menu too suit your taste. Will visit again on our return to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

If you don't go to Marcos when you visit Alvor you will miss out. Marco and Jackie are a perfect combination and there food is why everyone returns. I have a young family and nothing was too much trouble. Make sure you visit you won't be disappointed!!!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The husband had the large breakfast which was with 2 Sausage 2 bacon ,egg ,mushrooms and beans with the toast .I had the smaller one with fried bread . Lovely people that cooked and served us .Would recommend for value ..

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Wales UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Hey we're , that's us Terry and Trina back on the 9th of June looking at some of the reviews ,,ugh , all I can say is get the coleslaw out , with me jacket of course, , and make sure we are booked , yes that's booked for every Sunday lunch whilst we,r there, until the 1st of July... More 

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Waltham Abbey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great atmosphere lovely staff and overall great value for money. Only thing was that it closed after Christmas would have gone there every day if stayed open.

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crete
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We came across this superb Bistro on a Sunday morning went in and had a coffee.Jackie said would we like to go back and have a Roast how could we refuse. Wonderful home cooked fare. We dined there most days. met some great people. I cant eat big meals so i was pleased they do half portions. The chilli was... More 

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed in Alvor between 19/010/14 and 26/10/14. We ate breakfast here nearly everyday and having been to Alvor before we rate it as the best. The evening meals are also superb, especially the lemon meringue pie to finish it off. Jackie and Mark are great hosts who cannot do enough to please. ( thank you ) On our return... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Alvor is just a lovely little town on the Algarve. If you are visiting make sure to pay a visit to this bar. You will be guaranteed a warm and friendly welcome. The beer is well priced but more importantly looked after so tastes superb. Not only are you given a warm welcome nothing is seems too much trouble. Visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dunas de Alvor | Loja 16, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 457 548

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 37
  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

Description

A bar / bistro located at the Dunas do Alvor. Serving breakfast, snacks and full evening meals. Soft drinks, beer and wines.

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