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Praia de Olhos de Agua | Praia De Olhos D'Agua, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-647, Portugal
+351 289 501 637
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited based on an excellent meal we had last year at La Cigale. This just didn't live up to the memories. The view was as good but the food was just not up to scratch - the Piri-Piri chicken was served last year with a delicious dressed salad, golden fries and had a taste that was out of this... More 

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Barrow Upon Soar, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely fish meal but the staff were not very attentive and did not care about good customer service we were just in there for the cash machine wonderful views we love the food but terrible terrible service from the staff

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Thank JohnandVickyH
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderfully situated premises with great views of the beach area, snack food ok and not over priced but apart from the lovely John (ex Passaro Azul) the service could be more welcoming and a bit friendlier. Lacks a bit of ambiance.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Go elsewhere - unless you are hell bent on the views! Having read the reviews I knew that it might be a bit mixed and my visit one evening confirmed it. Very abrupt, grumpy waiter - seemed so bored and fed up - almost that you were an inconvenience to him - we ordered starters, a bottle of average wine... More 

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Angus, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

This reataurents has a lovely situation overlooking the sea. Not particular large but seems to have a nice menu. Only had a snack lunch but the food was really nice and a reasonable price. Service just ok but most staff seemed to have long faces, not the best when on holiday but everyone is entitled to an off day. Would... More 

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Thank Bob T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Looking right over the beach this restaurant is in a prime position. Great seafood choice of food and also provides snacks and children's menu. A tad on the expensive side but this is to be expected due to its position.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

great fish restaurant, the largest grilled prawns ever - so tasty and fresh grilled sardines - yummy! Great service, will definitely be going back. All amenities very clean.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

This is right on the beach, so you can hear the waves as you enjoy your meal. The staff were nice and the food lovely. We ate here twice on our holiday.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Loved the setting Right on the sea with beautiful views Had lunch here twice last week on our hols and loved it ❤️️ Lunch menu limited however what was on offer was very good Excellent fish soup and piri piri chicken Bottle of house wine was 9 euros And very good but they do try and push the exspensive wines... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Excellently located in the cute beachfront of Olhos d'Agua, this is a quite large restaurant with lots of good food on offer. We had the seafood rice, served with a lot more seafood than usual - delicious. Even relatively empty as it's off-season, the service was attentive as well as quick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $38
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia de Olhos de Agua | Praia De Olhos D'Agua, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-647, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Olhos de Agua
  • Phone Number: +351 289 501 637

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?