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Cactos II

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Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 496 248
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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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great little gem in the heart of Alvor. We had often heard of Cactos II but only got around to visiting this year. Fantastic for snacks and happy hour. Very reasonably priced and staff great. We only went there towards the end of our stay but will definitely return

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Thank hijacs
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cheap beer. Lovely snacks and really fun staff. to top it all at night the owner comes along and plays guitar and sings.

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Thank Craghopper2
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited this bar most lunch times for a few beers and a snack.Very friendly barman (Jonnie).Excellent service and a nice place to sit in the sun and not to noisy.

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Thank philwirral2015
Northumberland, England
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118 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The service, atmosphere and drinks were all very good and we made sure we went here every night on the way back to our hotel.

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Thank Richiewoodhouse
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, Happy hour is a great plus. Free wifi too. Wish we found it earlier. Food was good too.

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Thank 820lorraine
Northumberland
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited 3 times during day or early evening. 1€ a pint remains the cost of an ice cold pint of Super Bock until 9pm. Staff always friendly & bar really clean & tidy

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Thank DudleyLen
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review More 

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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for a couple of years but felt we will not go back sat down with a couple of friends we met and didn't get a warm welcome only been there 5mins and the man down abit from us who we had seen in the day said something to me and I said something back and was told... More 

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Thank Portugal103
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

We're sorry that you were disappointed in your visit. You will remember our bar was very busy & we were doing our best to provide a good standard of service to all our customers. You were very keen to talk & asked me numerous questions and asked me to give advice to your friends about buying a property in Portugal.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Yet again, Ali and Mark never fail to remember you and make you feel like you are a local that was in a couple of weeks ago. Fab music and comic act from Mark and great prices and location.

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Thank Jan Jan R
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

You are hard to forget! Thanks so much for you review. More 

Hornchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We went to this bar most nights after we had eaten. Mark & wife own the bar & mark played the guitar & sung for over two hours non stop. He was very good and was very versatile with his music. We will be back! Essex/Cheshire Sept 2016

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Thank suenorwin
Bangor, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Yes we were back again its a must when you visit Alvor .For a great night family entertainment it has to be the Cactos Mark and Ali and the staff are fantastic made a lot of great friends at the Cactos looking forward to next year already .

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CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Stephen. Always lovely to see you & Sharon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
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: +351 282 496 248
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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