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Iguana Cafe

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Rua Latino Coelho, N.059, Albufeira 8200-150, Portugal
+351 289 513 011
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food, great service, great sea views and Steven the Seagull. Friendly Cafe with a friendly Seagull that calls into say hello. A hidden gem with great food. A hidden gem!!

Thank Kieran345
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were so happy we came across this lovely cafe. We could not fault any of our experiences here, there was always a chilled vibe which we liked. They had a terrace where you could sit and enjoy the stunning views over the sea and beach. Service is very good, the lady who served us was lovely. The food was... More 

Thank elstacey
Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am not a cat person but the cats at this restaurant visiting from the cat sanctuary nearby were great. The views were to die for, after a day on the Catamaran Mara visiting the coast and caves we were exhausted and ravenous on our walk back from Albufiera marina. A big jug of sangria Cheese, ham pate bread etc... More 

Thank Sugden1953
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Here, the view is outstanding, the food so-so. We happened upon the Iguana Cafe on the day we arrived in Albufeira, following a long journey by car, so we were pleased to stop and not inclined to do a lot of restaurant research. Cafe Iguana was average; neither great nor terrible. The service was a bit brusque but not unkind,... More 

Thank Pekoe08
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came a few times good service and just had burgers which were nice. Few drinks after a day on the beach was lovely views out to sea watching the boats nice breeze enjoyed very much ..

Thank internetgay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a pleasant place for a late afternoon lunch on the terrace overlooking the beach at Albufeira. The menu was great for families and the food very tasty. The service was very friendly and attentive. This is a must stop visit for a pleasant casual meal with friendly service

Thank HerdFamily
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went twice to Iguana Cafe for lunches in the sun. Good viws of the Old Town beach from this restaurant

Thank redrob1742015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cafe with delicious snacks and hamburgers. The staff was very friendly. And obviously a gorgious view of the ocean.

Thank alek k
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After enjoying The Iguana Cafe last year so much, we returned, the view has got to be one of the best in Albufeira. A good selection of tapas and drinks are available plus friendly service, we spent a couple of relaxing afternoons here, away from the hustle and bustle of the main town and it is located half way to... More 

Thank SomersetKeithers
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by the guy who owned our apartment, and it was brilliant. From the outside it looks like an ordinary wee cafe but through the back you find a stunning terrace overlooking the sea. The food here is lovely especially the tapas and served by lovely friendly staff. Such a hidden gem

Thank dburns65

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $17
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, British, International, Spanish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Latino Coelho, N.059, Albufeira 8200-150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 513 011
A cafe/ bar located in the Rossio part of the old town of Albufeira, with an outdoor terrace overlooking the sea; and offering spectacular views of Fishermen's Beach and the coastline, all the way to Faro.
We serve beer, wine, sangria, cocktails, teas, coffee, ice-cream, crepes, toasties, baguettes, salads, paninis and tapas.
Look forward to welcoming you here soon!

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