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Os Arcos Restaurante

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Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
289 513 460
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited twice tried a variety of starters,mains and deserts all delicious,great friendly host a great wee restaurant.karen

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Another lovely family run restaurant with very friendly and attentive staff. Book a table and get the black pig we visited twice and I enjoyed it so much the first time I got the same again on our next visit too.

Thank Daz L
N Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my third time in Os Arcos and was not disappointed. Jose looks after everything and steaks are wonderful. As everyone else states, you do need to book but well worth it.

Thank goatcass
limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there on the third night of our holiday and have booked to go back again this weekend. The great reviews are justified. My wife had the fillet steak and I had the black pig. Oh My God!!! So good. The steak was divine and the black pig was just so so so soooo good. Be sure and book to... More 

Thank Quagland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here on my recent birthday trip to Albufeira. It must be a dozen trips we've made over the last ten years. Each time is as amazing as the last. Book in advance.. We watched people turned away all night and it is the same each evening. Thank you Jose.. So lovely to see the wonderful business you have... More 

Thank Heather G
West Chester, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We finally got a reservation the last night of our stay here in Albufeira. It was a delightful evening -avocado with shrimp, sea bass done to perfection , and tender squid. The owner is charming and serves the meals by himself. My son went to the restaurant to make the reservation because the listed phone number doesn't work . My... More 

Thank carolcamille
Miskin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to stumble upon this restaurant on our first night in albufeira. Had beautiful sardines to start and for mains a monkfish and prawn rice dish to share which was sublime. The restaurant was full of returning guests and I can understand why. I'll be going back despite me being a strong believer of trying different places every time. Best... More 

1 Thank John K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to book this a number of days in advance but the meal was well worth it. I opted for the black pig and it was deliciously succulent with just a hint of charred crispiness in places. I had seen it recommended on tripadvisor reviews and it did not disappoint. The man who runs the restaurant with his family... More 

2 Thank Denisef_dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went twice during in our visit to Albuferia - it's just so good. Service is great from Jose who tends to you on a personal level, ensuring the very best for his customers. Tried the sea bass and filet steak, which were both amazing. Must try garlic bread and the deserts too! Make you you book prior to visiting to... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would urge you to visit & book in advance the food is divine and we will be coming back. We had the monkfish with prawns / clams and my son had the black pig. We were all scraping our plates it was so tasty.

Thank michelle31c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: 289 513 460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?