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“Simple environment, outstanding food”
Review of Snack Bar O Manjar

Snack Bar O Manjar
Ranked #29 of 871 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $25
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed November 12, 2013

We were looking for a nice place to have lunch in Albufeira, and although only 19th for this city in the TA ranking we went to O Manjar. It’s off the main square, a small, unpretentious but neat restaurant. Polite service, and my goodness, what food! We had the cataplana de bacalhau (stew of salted dried cod), which, according to my wife who is an expert on the subject (bacalhau being her favourite dish) was the best meal she has ever had. I’m not much of a fan of cod, but this was a dish for two, so we shared it, and even I had to admit it was excellent. Steaming stew of bacalhau with clams, prawns, vegetables – superb. This restaurant certainly deserves a better place in the ranking!

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Thank Robicsek
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Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

My god what a place to eat. The ribeye was orgasmic, it will be one place ill miss from my trip to albufeira, i would recommend it to anyone, its cozy and staff are very polite.

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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Only back from Albufeira last night and this was the last restaurant we ate in. We were told the food was excellent by recommendations and I saw the reviews here so we decided we'd have to go. The food was top notch, best grub we had all week. We both got steaks, the Portuguese and peppered. Anyone can cook a steak but only a few can master one and they have mastered it. Ignore the décor, it's looks like a local chippie with bright cream tiled floor and walls and the uPVC doors and windows don't help. They could easily add some lower cladding to the walls to give it an aged Portuguese look. For somewhere that states 'Traditional Portuguese Food' the interior does not look authentic. Other than that, it's great food.

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Thank ConCo_Bar
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Visited this restaurant on 3 occasions at the end of October. It serves lovely LARGE PORTIONS of tasty food. The rib steak is to die for. Home made crispy chips and lovely salad. We were served by a lovely little girl called Brenda . She infomed us that she going back to the netherlands later that week, she be a big loss as she was friendly efficient and such a fabulous worker. Lamb chops are also delicious as is the chicken but you need to go in there really hungry as the portions are enormous!!!!!

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Thank erin723
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

Went here with 4 hungry golfers on the recommendation of 3 ladies who had just left carrying a doggy bag :) They gave us good advice! Perfectly cooked ribeye steak on the bone - massive portion! I have no idea how they made money from charging me only 16 euro... that portion of meat would have cost more by itself in Ireland. Wine was fantastic as well.

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Thank apatbruc118
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