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Restinga Ria

Praia de Alvor | Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8501-906, Portugal
+351 282 459 434
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (66 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Praia de Alvor | Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8501-906, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Came across this little gem on our first visit to Alvor & just had a drink there, we returned later on in our holiday for lunch..it was packed! It seems that you need to get there 12ish, after 1.30...or book! There didn't seem a system...More

Thank TurtleMum50
Reviewed 2 days ago

Perhaps we made poor choices from the extensive menu (we were sharing our food with our one year old). Drinks were fine; pricey but pleasant. We ordered scampi, pepperoni pizza and salad. The 5 euro salad was lovely and fresh. The scampi was horrid, prawns...More

Thank Ben E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch here on two separate occasions and both were excellent. The fresh fish was VERY fresh, and really well filleted by the waiting staff. Highly recommended.

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not to be confused with the excellent Restinga Ria restaurant overlooking the harbour, but their sister restaurant on the beach. Just had grilled sea bass for two at market prices costing 45 euros, when other restaurants in Alvor are charging around 30 euros for a...More

Thank IanCynW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to meet some friends, one had a dog but the managaress was more that helpful and let 8 of us sit inside as it was too hot to eat outside.The managaeress was a brilliant hostess, nothing was too much trouble, food was great and...More

Thank seapath
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch by the beautiful beach at Alvor. You need to book in peak season. Staff very friendly and helped us decide on which of the fresh fish options would suit us best. Would certainly recommend.

Thank Moira M
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Eventually returned after visiting this restaurant a few years ago. Lovely setting on the beach to watch the sunset at dinner. I can recommend the mixed seafood /fish dish for two. The tiger and scarlet prawns were both amazing. A little more expensive than the...More

Thank zed1313
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This reataurant is really a beach classic in Alvor... it is quite funny to observe the differenc in number of guests between Restinga and its neighbouring competitor. If the key is to go where most people (and mostly portuguese people) go, then you're in the...More

Thank Pierre C
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Restaurant has a very nice balcony which in turn gives a veiws of the beach , have to book in season as gets extremely busy . Service and food is lovely oysters to die for presentation is excellent.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here al fresco overlooking the lagoon. We ordered a tropical salad & Tuna salad. Although They have a wide range of snacks , omelettes & fish dishes on the menu too.I was hoping to order the grilled sardines but they had sold...More

Thank Moog0_4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia de Alvor | Zona Ribeirinha de Alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8501-906, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 459 434
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