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Big Reds Steakhouse

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Estrada de Alvor Mariachique | Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500 783, Portugal
351 936 930 066
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Portimao, Portugal
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Large, spacious restaurant with play area for children. Good variety of steaks, limited fish dishes. Fish not fresh. Average wine list, good bar area. Courteous service. Live music Sunday lunch times with bbq. .Good family restaurant as open all day.

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Thank Anna W
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited here last night with 7 other members of my family. Food was fantastic especially the salmon and the confit of duck. Would highly recommend these dishes. The waiting staff were so friendly and made the little person in our group feel very special. We found this place by luck but will definitely be visiting again. Thank You!

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Thank 041917
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first thing you'll notice is the massive bouncy castle outside. That sets the tone for this restaurant, it's built around fun! They have a pool table and darts inside and even a nice fish tank. The service is friendly and the place is renowned for its ribs, even offering a rob challenge! The food is okay, and it took... More 

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Thank Supertarby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten at Big Reds many times over the last few years. The standard has always been good. Tonight I'm here again for the second time in two days. Why? Well the service is excellent, provided by friendly attentive staff, the menu improvements this year are well thought out and the food is well prepared and presented with care.... More 

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Thank Matthew D
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant, a little out of Alvor, but definitely worth the detour. Food delicious & a lot to choose from (can recommend the stone steaks and the ribs). We have visited twice during out stay and both times have had a lovely evening. Staff are lovely too!

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Thank PootleG
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with lovely food. We both had ribs which were absolutely faultless. The staff were really friendly. Would recommend visiting and would visit again if in Alvor.

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Thank SallyandDanny1
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our friends with us to Big Reds and we had a fabulous three course meal sat outside on a warm sultry night. All starters were great, the fillet steak was out of this world, I can honestly say we have never had a bad one here. The desserts were not the run of the mill which is a lovely... More 

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Thank Kitchener50
tipperary
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely big restaurant with great prices. Lunch of pizza and a drink was €7! Very nice waiting staff and the food was delicious.

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Thank mandyryan
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here on our holiday. The children were served their food with our starters and went and played on the bouncy castle. It's a family friendly restaurant and the staff were very nice.

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Thank Louise G
Belfast, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a meal at Big Reds a few days ago. Firstly I would say overall it was a lovely meal. Sadly though the ribs didn't live up to my full expectation based on other reviews..i found them just a tad fatty. My husband however loved the Porterhouse steak. Staff were great and surroundings very nice. I would definitely return... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European, British, Steakhouse, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada de Alvor Mariachique | Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500 783, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: 351 936 930 066

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