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The Dolphin Restaurante

Rua da Dalheta | 14a - Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-160, Portugal
+351 282 789 992
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
African, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Dalheta | 14a - Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-160, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent food.. especially the ribs! Really friendly service! Always visit here when in Portugal and have never had a bad meal!

Thank Hayley168836
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An excellent menu with attention to detail to ensure you are blown away by what is served to you. One of the best restaurants in the area.

Thank Tiff321tiff
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We did not go out last night to experience a great restaurant. We were merely looking for good, but found great. I rate this highly based upon service, good and ambiance. It really hit the mark. First, they bent over backwards to put us at...More

Thank POSHtravelier
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for family meal. Everyone had different meats and all were amazing! Would visit Portugal again just to eat here!

Thank Jools A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, excellent service. I love the location. Friendly and nice atmosphere. The food is fantastic, you have to try their meat!

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spacious comfortable restaurant serving top class cuisine. Food and service is outstanding. Not to be missed when staying in Luz. South African options on the menu are a must try and a unique alternative cuisine.

Thank at_39000ft
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely good, great service and a good wine list. Lots of variety on the menu. Went there twice - and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank nking1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been in Luz for 5 days eaten at 5 different restaurants this one IS THE BEST so far fantastic service , fantastic food, waiting staff very efficient, lovely atmosphere, this is what you want when you come out to dine enough said , we are...More

Thank marion s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Dolphin is a South African restaurant that is ran by a family. For us it is the best ( not cheapest) restaurant in Praia da Luz offering a menu a lot of people won't have had the pleasure to sample. Well worth a visit,...More

Thank mark-wray
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went here for a meal with friends on holiday after it was recommended and have to say the meal from start to finish was excellent. Luz is not the biggest of resorts so booking is essential service was efficient and on the ball. This is...More

3  Thank Clive H
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Alex R
April 5, 2017|
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Response from 188kevin | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you need to book in advance. The email add is wimbosman@sapo.pt
Dave, Pam, Roy ... G
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - they are now open again.
Raquel M
January 15, 2017|
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Response from beachbuddy10 | Reviewed this property |
This is a family run restaurant and although they have opened on New Year in the past, there is no guarantee they will do so this year. Here is the code and number to dial from the UK: +351 282 789 992.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Dalheta | 14a - Praia da Luz, Luz 8600-160, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Luz
  • Phone Number: +351 282 789 992
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