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Don Toro

Sitio Rossio Grande, Lote B, Loja A, Alvor, Portimao 8500-010 , Portugal
+351 915 757 570
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Ranked #96 of 115 restaurants in Alvor
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Argentinean, Steakhouse, Tapas
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: DON TORO - the highest quality steaks in Algarve! Don Toro Alvor is just moved to the new more spacious location with nice big outside terrace, right in front of the school, close to the pharmacy. Don Toro has earned a reputation for great service, great food and great staff. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two, an evening with the family or social meal with friends.
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: DON TORO - the highest quality steaks in Algarve! Don Toro Alvor is just moved to the new more spacious location with nice big outside terrace, right in front of the school, close to the pharmacy. Don Toro has earned a reputation for great service, great food and great staff. Perfect for a romantic dinner for two, an evening with the family or social meal with friends.
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

After looking at the menu a few times we decided to pop in for what we assumed was a hearty traditional 'quality steak house' experience. What we got was a sloppy greasy and fatty little chef. As we are nearing the end of our holiday in the Algarve we fancied something a bit closer to home. Being on a tight... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

I was not a steak eater but friends were so I agreed to try one. Had a fillet steak medium with mushroom sauce. If I had ever had steak in England like this then I would always eat steak. I must admit that it was medium to rare but it was beautiful . It was so good we went back... More

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Wigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We had tried a number of restaurants in Alvor, and tried this for our last night (always a risk). But to be fair, all those who ordered meat got a very good meal. Spare ribs were very good - it just needed a better BBQ sauce which is a shame because the meat was done to a very good standard.... More

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Limerick
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We dined here on our last night in Alvor and have to say if you are a lover of meat you are in for a treat. went for the rib eye medium rare only criticism was my steak was over salted. But an enjoyable meal all the same.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

we went to this reasterant due to the offer of ribeye for 10 euro. they said its changed to sirlion so agreed to the change. wifes steak ordered medium but came nearly raw, sent it back came back rare she ate half and I finished it left as soon as we had eaten. worst meal out of 14 taken in... More

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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013 via mobile

Ordered steaks of course (recommend restaurant for steaks!) although my wife's steak was edible but tough mine was tainted with scent and over-salted, I could not eat mine after a few bites - complained but only received a shrug. Charged us full price and expensive. The service was dismissive, the setting a bit dour and the restaurant virtually empty (why... More

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Unfriendly staff. Wouldnt recommend bringing children. Expensive. Asked for steak well done, came out with fresh blood in middle. Sent it back to cook another bit but came out more or less the same and couldnt eat same and so had to pay for meal but came out as hungry as we went in

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Lovely restaurant with fab quality steak! Very romantic feel to the restaurant and the waiters are all very pleasant and extremely polite!

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Irvine, Scotland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Excellent staff and best sirloin steak I've ever tasted It was a special offer 10 Euros for a sirloin steak meal. I was expecting a smaller portion for this price, but I was very happy with the portion size. When we first went in, we were the only ones in the restaurant so it was very quiet, however this allowed... More

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South Milford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Visited this restaurant sat night. We had a simple one course steak meal & burgers. The meats were all superb, cooked to our exact spec and liking. The staff were friendly and the cost reasonable. We told them we were staying at Alto and this attracted a further 10 % discount. We will return.

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