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Restaurante Malveiro

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Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
917 824 131
Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is so special and is not to be missed. Intimate diners and large groups alike will find it an amazing venue with prompt service, a fantastic selection of local wines and the most incredibly flavorful food! The Fish/shrimp Mocqueca is one of the best I've had in the world!! Also at my table were delicious and tender veal, juicy... More 

Thank 5Andrades
Paris, France
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90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like in the last 15+ years we've gone back to Malveiro. Once again we were greeted by the owner, Lionel, had great service with the super tasty food we've always enjoyed. The special shrimp curry is excellent, the muqueca of Monkfish was pretty tasty, the goat stew perfect and the beef stew as good as ever.

Thank PepitoD
Benenden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem. The food is delicious, very very well priced and the wine recommended was just right! The staff are superb. I cannot fault one thing and we really did have the best evening

Thank r2dd
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants on the Algarve. Wonderful ambience, colonial, Mozambique. Beautiful food, good choice. Lionel and his staff are second to none. Must book not to be disappointed. We return regularly, can't resist it!

Thank Margaret587
Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We have been visiting the Algarve for 20 years , and found Malveiro about 5 years ago . For us it's now a must visit , and all because the Standards set by Leonel are so high , and have never waivered. He is a hardworking front of house man , who deserves the success and reputation he has achieved... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A little off the beaten path but well worth the effort to find. A relatively small selection of dishes on the menu but don't let that fool you - the quality is superb. The Mozambique 'Prawn' starter was excellent as was the Clay Shingle Kid. The only disappointment was the fact that I was too full to attempt one of... More 

Thank Ian565
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Restaurante Malveiro just outside Almancil is well worth a visit. I went with three other golfers with whom I was holidaying in the area. Leonel the host is incredibly genial, and all his staff are friendly and helpful. The food is great – I had the restaurant’s signature dish of goat in a terracotta casserole which was fantastic. We were... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We go to Malveros every time we visit the algarve and it is always amazing. The food, relaxed atmosphere and mix of Portuguese and Mozambique food is a welcome respite from Piti Piti chicken ( which I absolutely adore too ) We usually go there with adults, as it has a relaxed ambience with lots of chatter, but this year... More 

Thank cath w
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

As the owner Leonel says: "If I do not have a view to offer, I need to have very good food and service" for customers to come. And clearly true. In Malveiro you get fantastic food, wine and a welcoming service, not always was to find. Please come to Malveiro to taste and feel the best Algarve has to offer... More 

Thank gorcos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Found it by accident. The food was superb and the price was good too. Could not have a more welcoming and kind staff. The fig ice cream and fig tart were to die for. Would love to eat here again

Thank AliMac30

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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
Portuguese, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: 917 824 131
The restaurant Malveiro existed for 30 years in the AlgarveGiven the specificity of our customers only serve dinner. We are open every day during the month of August. In the remaining months we closed on Sunday.We serve lunches for groups only by appointment.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?