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Marco's Bar & Bistro

Dunas de Alvor | Loja 16, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 457 548
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Ranked #11 of 115 restaurants in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $37
Cuisines: English
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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89% Recommend
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English first
Wales UK
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Nothing to dislike Marco and Jackie and Jimmy all lovely people got the time to speak to you nothing too much trouble great food especially Marcos Sunday roast , ohh and his homemade coleslaw thanks for looking after us Trina And Terry see you all next year

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Leeds, England
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We' ve always called in a few times when in Alvor over the years as the breakfasts are good value and keep you satisfied for a good few hours. Two visits so far this holiday for the mega and mini breakfasts, good quality ingredients and no sign of the oil/grease mentioned in a previous review.

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went for the all day breakfast. It just didn't do it for us - there was a lot of oil/grease on the food and plate, so much so that I had to roll my sausages on my paper napkin. It's a fast food cafe and there's a market for that but not for us again.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were here 6 years ago and ate at Marcos and on arriving at alvor the first thing we did as we had been up early for our flight was to go to Marcos for breakfast. Nothing has changed marco and his wife jackie are friendly and very welcoming and the breakfast was lovely. We ate there one night and... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Loved this little bistro! Mark and Jackie couldn’t have done more for us. Food was great, green sangria was amazing. try the tempura prawns, yummm. Even when they had run out of the calamari they went out of their way to get some for one of our girls. When we didn’t drink all our sangria jug from the day before... More

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England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Jackie and Mark make a great team, both were very welcoming and friendly, they remembered our names for our next visit and made sure we enjoyed ourselves. We happened to meet them on our first morning - my daughter was on the hunt for a paella. Mark took the time to find out what she liked in her paella, went... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Stayed in Alvor for a week and had breakfast there nearly every day. Service was excellent and and very clean establishment. Well run and nothing was too much trouble and helpful with advice on places to go. Marco's rocks and look forward to visiting next year.

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

very accommodating food was good . if there was something you wanted and it didn't appear on menu if they could do it they would

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Have visited Alvor several times and of all the places I have eaten found this to be the worst place to eat by far, don't bother, didn't this year

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Romford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great friendly restaurant. If you want anything particular Mark is more than willing to make it for you. My husband loves home made pies and in all the years we have been going to Alvor we've never before found one to his liking but we asked Mark to make Steak and Ale pies and hey presto. They were the best... More

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