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A Gruta

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Certificate of Excellence2016, 2019 Winner
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Located in in the centre of Alvor in the same building as the municipal market.Closed on Tuesday. Tradicional Portuguese Foof and Grilled Food . Grills Menu Tapas Childrens menu Cocktail Bar
PRICE RANGE
$9 - $17
Meals
Lunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Bar, Grill, Pub, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Buffet, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lovely meal here. The staff were helpful and enjoyed a joke or two. It is a Portuguese restaurant and it is good to try traditional dishes. Reasonable food prices and the white house wine is very good.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 190RMD2014
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Absolute the best Chicken Piri Piri and fantastic host / waiter Antonio. Get here opposite Black Stove 👍👍

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank paulsU3329FR
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Now I’ve been to the Algarve a lot and have eaten dozens of plates of frango Piri Piri. This family run restaurant in Alvor does the best and spiciest I have ever had. Their home made PP sauce appears to have been pumped directly from...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brondesboy
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Very busy and so the service was a little slow , but we were in no hurry and the waiters were very friendly. Main courses were excellent and the deserts were home made and delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JudithF54
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were a party of four adults, and we all had a different selection from the menu, lamb chops, turkey steak, a local beef dish and a sea bass. The empty plates were testament themselves to the quality of the food. The best was yet...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jamesbinns2018
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We passed this place many times and they always seemed busy so we decided to give it a try.Its upstairs across from the black stove bar in a lovely setting.Our servers were really friendly and attentive.We both had the sea bass and it was absolutely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ken112
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A very nice roof top terrace with lovely staff and good value dinner options. The chicken piri piri was excellent but i would recommend you get the sauce separate and add to your taste as it is very hot. The turkey breast in mushroom sauce...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Timi69
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food & very friendly staff, prices very reasonable!! Would highly recommend, shrimp and swordfish terrific!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sophie O
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This restaurant was fully booked the first time we tried but the next day, we went back and we had a lovely meal. I wanted sardines but my kids are a bit fussy so we need somewhere with a varied menu - this place fitted...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank milsa04
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in here this evening when we were starving. Fantastic experience! Our daughters spaghetti Bolognese was brilliant, proper food. Waiting staff were attentive, knowledgeable and polite. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: July 2018
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