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Restaurante Ababuja

Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 458 979
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fresh fish” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
“prawns” (26 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very disappointed with this restaurant. Have been going here for a few years and our most recent visit will probably be our last.

Thank LimerickBanner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with friendly staff The ababuja salad as a first course was excellent and the grilled turbot beautifully cooked and expertly served at the table Overall a really nice evening

Thank Nyall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first night back in Portugal and ate here at our favourite restaurant the staff were happy to see us and made us feel so welcome and the food was outstanding ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️as usual. Can't wait to see what delights they have for us tonight 😊...More

Thank Hodgepot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't even cook spaghettis and put coriander, maybe the worst herb, every were. Personal wasn't very nice, except a young guy speaking lot of languages and was very polite.

Thank Roronoa Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another excellent meal at this restaurAnt. Great views of the harbour, good service and amazing food!

Thank Msquires
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Very slow and poor service, ruines the whole evening. 3 families and we had to ask for water for the kids more than 5 times, waiters were very rude and not profesional .

1  Thank Unai B
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Reserved a table for 8pm but once we sat down we were left waiting an hour before anyone paid attention to our table.. we had to ask 3 differently waiters for a wine list... then another for the wine. I found the waiters sarcastic and...More

3  Thank Siobhan F
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Overpriced and avoid the steak! Very poor quality frozen import with a not appetising taste at all. First time in my life I have ever left a steak uneaten. When questioned about the steak, was told it's a fish restaurant, don't order the steak, that's...More

3  Thank blueikon
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Lovely authentic restaurant overlooking the harbour. Great service from first waiter who showed us what fish they had available and on his recommendation we went for red prawns to start. We went for sea bass for our main course which was cooked beautifully and served...More

Thank CatherineHG
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant over the years and I was disappointed this last time. The quality of the food has gone down and some of the produce were of poor quality... Frozen clams with hardly any meat in them (you just don't serve...More

4  Thank Filipe C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 979
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