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Prainha, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 458 503
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I can see the attraction, the food was lovely but zero atmosphere on a Friday night which was a pity

Thank jf77
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comes with a big reputation as a first rate fish restaurant but for those content for a beef option the end result could be disappointing to the extent that I did not book this year Plenty of choice elsewhere with better service and food quality and presentation the location and ambience certainly lends itself to something of a special event... More 

Thank thomasnoell
Alvor, Portugal
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a relaxing moment at Canico's. Friendly waiters, beautiful spot in the rocks, nice coffees , lunch and diners. Romantic place and sea view.

Thank heinbronk
East Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Canico again this year and was not disappointed, based on the beautiful setting and delicious food. Service could have been a a bit quicker to start with but once it got going it was good. We expected to make a night of it and enjoy a long meal, however we had our 4 year old with us and she... More 

Thank Hails42_2015
Carlow, Ireland
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant set in the cliff over looking small beach. View is unbelievable. Adding to great location is the excellent food and atmosphere. Would be a sin to travel to Alvor and not visit Canico.

Thank LeighBolger
Carson City, Nevada
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by my hotel & they made reservations for me. I took a taxi from my hotel in Praia da Rocha to the restaurant & thankfully I did, as I would never have found it on my own. It's in a lovely setting but is difficult to find & it appears that parking is a real challenge... More 

Thank Colleen H
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great. The view is awesome. By night this is even better with the lights projected on the rocks and illuminating the beach below us. Fridays and Sundays (by night) you have saxophone live music. 5 stars.

Thank António A
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crawled through the caves and found this loverly little place nested up in the cliffs, what a find, sitting over looking the beach and rocks eating fresh red snapper and nevermind dessert lets have grilled prawns the size of my arm instead why not, all cooked to perfection and seved with a freindly smile, couldn't have been a better birthday... More 

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

Nice view and good food. The restaurant is located between rocks. Unfortunatelly they have big selection of fish just in the evening.

Thank Verumka K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely beach bar and restaurant. Friendly staff, great lunch snacks and fantastic sea views. Good for lunches when on the beach As well as evening dinners. Well worth a visit!

Thank 281leah363

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prainha, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 503

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