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Review of Sao Domingos

Sao Domingos
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Ranked #4 of 30 Restaurants in Gale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $17 - $45
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal the duck in orange was so good we booked again. The chateaubriand was very good as was the fish. No complaints staff were very helpful.

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

If you hanker after European menus from the 1970s, this is definitely the place for you. Whilst there might be some nice traditional dishes on the menu, be adventurous at your peril. Many of the more exotic sounding dishes are downright weird and taste awful. When we complained about about one of the dishes (monkfish with mango & ginger sauce) which was so clawingly sweet that it belongs in the dessert menu, it was clear from the comments of the chef that he was clueless about flavour combinations. Probably one of the worst meals I’ve had in a very long time.

Thank rightwingnutjob
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Highly reccomend this wonderful restaurant, and we always go here if we have friends visiting, as it showcases the wonderful cusine from Portugal and its excellent & friendly staff. Make a reservation online which is helpful.

Our recent visit we shared a starter of garlic prawns which were so tasty. The restaurant always has a special main course which was shoulder of lamb which we all opted for. The flavours were so good and meat very tender. Served with local vegetables.

The prices are cery reasonable for such good quality good, and the wine choices are very good and the staff are keen to help and advise.

Lookong forward to a return visit soon!

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Thank luv2holidayinthesun
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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We have been dining in Sao Domingos for many years. Always a warm greeting, beautiful food (especially fresh fish), lovely deserts and a good choice of wine.

If you’re in the area, give it a go. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank nickg716
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Great food, very busy even in May, the menu is quite big with alrhe variety, the only disappointment was the mushroom pate served with the covert, very bland. Everything seems was top notch

Thank tdleon
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