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Johnny Hooper's Saxophone Bistro
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Ranked #17 of 855 Restaurants in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Grill
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Open March - October. Seasonal closure: November - February. Visit our Facebook page: facebook.com/JohnnyHooper'sSaxophoneBistro. Jazz and Blues themed restaurant. Johnny Hooper's live saxophone shows with fun music quiz, party atmosphere and dancing are on Tuesday and Friday nights from March - October. During the summer, chill-out Sunday afternoons take place on the garden terrace with cool local musicians providing the laid-back vibe. Gluten-free menu options. Great place for celebrations!
Reviewed July 24, 2014

We came across this as Johnny Hooper was playing his sax in the square in Albufeira promoting his restaurant. It was a great night! Good food and the entertainment was just brilliant. Johnny played his saxaphone, did a music quiz and then a disco. Everyone was friendly and he certainly knows how to get a crown going. So glad we went, it was a memorable night. You need to visit if you go to Albufeira.

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Reviewed July 22, 2014

Amazing food, great atmosphere, Johnny, his wife and staff made us feel extremely welcome, especially after giving us front of house seats after finding out we were from his home town of Newport. Definitely worth a visit if you want to experience something completely different.
Arrived home yesterday and have been ordered to try and recreate the mushroom & beef stroganoff that my partner had at Johnnys. 5* food!

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Thank Gabrielle K
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Reviewed July 21, 2014

bad note
cold food, hot plates
two bread rolls shared between four people plus one small dish of olives works out about 4 each
had to ask for cutlery & serviettes
waitress started to clear table before everyone had finished
very expensive for bland no flavour mushroom strogonoff.
drinks very expensive
our first visit & our last

good notes
nice atmosphere
nice decor
saxaphone playing very good
disco good

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Thank victor g
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Reviewed July 18, 2014

Warm, friendly welcome, really good food. Unusual dishes - Cajun catfish. How often is that seen on a menu? And Johnny's superb sax playing. Great...nice...cool.

We were so fed up with the brash racket of The Strip so to come across this bistro in a quiet back street playing an attractive low volume gentle cd was like arriving at an oasis of tranquility in a desert of din. Worth every penny and we got to play alongside "Zoot" when he handed out tambourines. Great...nice.

As I recall, Tuesday & Friday nights plus Sunday lunch are the times to go for the music.
Enjoy.

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Thank Wainwright007
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

We went because it was recommended by a neighbour who had been several times.We came across Johny by chance in the Old Town Square and had a sample of his music.We definately wanted to hear more so booked an evening.We all had steak, it was cooked to everyones liking.Johnys music was good and he has a great collection of tunes.I had a couple of requests which Johny played as he knew they meant a lot to me.One customer a French lady was dining on the same night, she asked if she could sing,Johny accompanied her on sax.It was good.Thanks Johny and staff for an enjoyable evening.Hope to visit again

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Thank LynMartin2014
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