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Sao Domingos

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Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
+351 289 592 349
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this restaurant after reading reviews and glad we booked a busy restaurant with exceptional service. The food was magnificent for the mains we had the curry and the monk fish in mango and ginger sauce. This is one of the best fish combinations I have had. Well worth the visit and booked again before we go home.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended to have a meal here and we were not disappointed, great food and service. As we say in Bristol " gert lush"

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1 Thank Mark C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose the place after following trip advisor suggestions. It is a nice place near Galé beach, very good service ad food. We had bacalao and veggie curry, both amazing and large portions. We have a small bottle of vinho verte also very good. Prices are very reasonable (39€) and they offered a Porto taster so all in all we... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Taken to Sao Domingos by friends who have been before. Very pleasant modern decor with the advantage of air conditioning. Quite an extensive menu. We went for the Couvert - with a huge basket of mixed bread (5 or 6 varieties), butter, sardine pate, tuna pate, cheese, and olives. Then for the only down-side of the evening, when we were... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Sao Domingos as we had been recommended to do so by our hotel receptionist. We booked around an hour beforehand and were surprised at how close it was to the Salgados Resort. We were greeted by a beautiful restaurant and happy to help staff who seated us immediately. We ordered the king Prawns for starters to share and... More 

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to Portugal for many years and always make sure to visit Sao Domingos as least once each time. We went tonight (pre booked) and got the usual great service and smiles as we were taken to our seats. Husband had the king prawns starter which were nearly the size of small lobsters and tasted beautiful, I... More 

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

Well, what can I say. We've been coming here for around 10 years and have seen this place grow from strength to strength. Such a lovely family. Domingos always greets us with a smile. Sao, whilst now in her own lovely little restaurant often pops in and says hi. Rafael has really done well since taking on the managers role.... More 

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Thank smithlers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here twice during our holiday and on both evenings the food was fantastic and good value for money. I had fish on both occasions which was cooked perfectly, and others in the party had meat which was also cooked well. On our first visit, the service was great, staff were really attentive, but on the second visit the... More 

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Croxley Green, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here with friends who live on the Algarve and it proved to be a great choice. The owner was known to our friends, but I'm absolutely convinced that it wasn't because of this that we received great service. It's part of the ethos of the business. Greet the customer, serve him/her great food, look after them, discuss the... More 

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Thank KarlWiggins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch. We were very welcome, even without reservation and wearing beach clothes. The staff was helpful and very friendly.The fish was delicious and the dessert made with typical carob and ice cream was very good. The prices were reasonable for the quality and service. We would come back, no doubt.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $39
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 592 349
Description
On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...

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