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Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 313 995
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 44
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quiet night! Great food

I know it's the start of the season but went to O Grelador for our first visit last year and decided on a return in 2015. It was deserted! But.... Very attentive and helpful waiter, good range of specials as well as the regular menu. "She who must be obeyed" went for Monkfish Kebab - huge, well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
ianmatthews2014
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Local cuisine
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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94 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

I know it's the start of the season but went to O Grelador for our first visit last year and decided on a return in 2015. It was deserted! But.... Very attentive and helpful waiter, good range of specials as well as the regular menu. "She who must be obeyed" went for Monkfish Kebab - huge, well cooked and good... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

nice lilttle place.Up the hill from Vila Senhora du Rocha, Order the Kebobs and try the Monkfish( very mild fish and tastes a little like lobster) Good service

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Glossop, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Tourist menu for 12.50 each is great value but the main menu choices will only cost you 30 euros a couple excluding wine. Brilliant choice and excellent food

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West Wickham, Kent
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This is one of the few restaurants within walking distance from Senhora Beach so we gave it a try. It does not look much from outside but was very pleasantly Portuguese inside. There were only another three couples in there and this emptiness, together with a waiter who resembled a character from the Adams Family, was not a warming experience.... More 

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County Wicklow, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Can we just say that from the outside you would never believe this place was so good, but it is! 12.50 each for the tourist menu, starter, main and a great dessert plus you get a half bottle of house wine each! We'll done to everyone here, you deserve 5 stars and more, we came back for lunch, you must... More 

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We first saw this restaurant during the day when out for a walk and although we liked the look of the menu the restaurant didn't appear great. I think the main problem is that it is located at the bottom of a slope so you cannot really see what it is like until you are actually in it. When passing... More 

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Torquay
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The restaurant looks plain and run down, however we were pleasantly surprised by the food. We had the tourist menu which was good value! Large portions and absolutely stuffed when we left. Definitely worth a visit, staff friendly and welcoming

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

feel very welcome the food and drinks were beautiful proper Portuguese food best meal of the week!!!

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cheshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Wasn't too sure when we first walked in but how wrong can you be. Amazing staff and front of house. Had prawn kebabs - absolutely amazing large portions - followed by fresh oranges and figs definitely 12 out of 10!!!! Never tasted such a beautiful dessert. This restaurant is a must.

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Birmingham
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You could easily accidently walk past the yellow canopy entrance to this restaurant but its well worth a visit. The grilled Bacalhau with potatoes was fantastic as was the Portuguese steak. Up there with the best Ive ever tasted. Very, very reasonably priced too. There doesnt seem to be any vinho verde on the menu so just ask your waiter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 313 995

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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