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Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
+351 282 313 995
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12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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east sussex
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked and ate at this restaurant while on vacation in Portugal. Had a absolutely delicious meal, seafood cataplana. The meal was served freshly cooked and arrived at the table in the pan. The service was excellent. Also had free after dinner traditional Portuguese drinks Also saw other meals being served which all looked amazing. Definitely not to be missed.

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Thank EastSussexHaze
Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Had food here , fish was fresh and cooked well. Daughter liked the chicken kebab served on a scewer. Good evening and service was great.

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Thank bapuvin
Orange County, CA
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Had a nice meal here on our last night in the area. Service was good, the owner was very attentive. Nice wine selection and fresh seafood. The monkfish kabob and my husband's prawn curry were both excellent. A little complimentary aguardente at the end was a nice touch. Inside and outside patio dining is available.

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Thank Janis B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We were driving along the coast of algarve and decided to look up for a restaurant to have lunch. The atmosphere of the place it self was very poor. The food was tasteless. We've been to various restaurant in Algarve and o Grelhador was probably the one we were more disappointed. Also the restaurant is not run by native Portuguese,... More 

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Thank Alexis d
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Second time for lunch this week, fresh superb food and fantastic price. This place should be full every day!! Had Liver Portuguese style today after having cuttle fish yesterday her indoors has had Sardines both days. Will be back tomorrow!!

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Thank Laurence M
Edinburgh
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Super food excellent service .Great price local too !Found by chance will be back best coffee I have had in Portugal. Support local business food is excellent.

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Thank Karen M
Poole, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

A short slightly uphill walk from the main beach area so maybe take a cab - well worth it - great food cooked to order (big portions), lovely staff, inside and outside eating area, can order wine by the glass, half bottle or full bottle. Worth visiting.

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Thank Tiques2015
Belfast, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Tucked away off the main area is this lovely place, we ate here twice and the staff remembered us the second d time. Excellent food and reasonable prices, we were offered a free shot of the local fire water - proceed with caution! The chicken kebab is first class and the Portuguese steak was very good too. Has a slightly... More 

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Thank Coz_11
Gravesend, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We didn't realise how big this restaurant was as we could only see the small walkway down to he sheltered outside seating but there was also a large inside are. The service was first class and the food wonderful. I had a lovely vegetable kebab, my husband the chicken one; both were great. Desserts was an outstanding crème pudin, mmm.... More 

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Thank Sue P
Chatham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Nice place to eat with the chance to sit indoors or outdoors, lovely kebabs whether chicken or fish with a great wine selection.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estarada da Senhora da Rocha | Alporchinhos, Lagoa, Porches 8400-450, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Porches
  • Phone Number: +351 282 313 995

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?