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Cactos II

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Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
282496248
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12:01 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:01 pm - 1:00 am
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Alvor, Portugal
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I used to go here almost every day of my holiday because I found them all so welcoming new there but this year they hardly acknowledged that you were there

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Thank heaveamez
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place for an evening of pleasant live evening entertainment. Mark is a great owner with a good sense of humour and personality, we enjoyed having the chance to chat with him. We also visited here for a lunch time snack which was lovely and good value.

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Thank Honeys72013
Dublin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hidden away behind the bustle of alvor this is a nice little bar with cheap pints of 'actual' super bock not like the other bar advertising cheap pints.. Good service, good wifi for kids and nice and relaxing spot for afternoon down time or pre night out drinks..

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Thank Rpwallace1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We called here a few times on a lunchtime for a toastie and a beer. Friendly staff, nice food, lovely place to sit and relax

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Thank L D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cactos is our fave bar in alvor.100%service with a smile,a lovely friendly welcome from ali mark and all the staff.a lovely cosey atmosphere everynight with mark the owner singing a great variety of songs each night..a lovely variety of snacks served 12-3 daily with happy hour 12-9 and live entertainment 930-12..ali and mark are such a loving friendly couple who... More 

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Thank Michelle P
Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely bar!!!! Fabulous staff and great prices. First time here. Called to visit a friend of a friend. Excellent prices. Glad I came.

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Thank gsdevine67
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit this bar when on holiday in Alvor it is our all time favourite. Mark and Ali are brilliant as are all their staff. They do a lovely lunch which is great value and at night you can hear Mark singing, he involves all the customers and it's a great night out. Also my husband says they have... More 

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Thank Jackie D
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for a quick drink. Staff very good and friendly. Pints 1 euro .magners 3.50. All in all better than the chill out bar.

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2 Thank Noel D
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great nite , great snack food , staff were run of their feet , but always had a pleasant smile , & after cooking all the food mark came out & played guitar and entertained us all .

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing too much trouble for Mark and Ali, cracking hosts and welcoming of new visitors and old friends alike. Lovely to see Tiago back and his partner in crime Carla was also a delight to meet. Good value drinks - spirits are branded, wine is decent, beer coooollldddd. Thanks guys - until next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:01 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: 282496248
Description
As well as being popular for the night time live music in our clean and comfortable bar, we also have a large sunny terrace near the swimming pool at the Apartments Dunas do Alvor. We hope you will find it a perfect place to relax in the sun or enjoy those long summer nights. We have a tasty snack menu from midday to 3pm and a variety of special offers on drinks during the day, with our €1 large Super Bocks and €2.50 Cocktail Specials being especially popular. We offer only brand name spirits and hope that you will find the perfect mix of pleasant surroundings, friendly staff and outstanding value for your money.We have live music every night and show Sky Sports/Setanta and ESPN for major sports events. We look forward to meeting you!

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