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“Something Special” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Apolo

Apolo
Ranked #37 of 121 Restaurants in Loule
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Restaurante Apolo-Loule Found it by chance because was raining outside and needed to find a place as soon as possible (baby in the push chair). Close to the centre in a narrow street, very traditional. Staff very pleasant, food amazing, very very good value, best experience in the whole week spent in the Algarve. Don’t miss the glass of red wine for 1 euro. The coffee was 0.60 euros, I had a nice fish for 7 euros and my husband the sardines for 5.5 euros. Everything was very well cooked, nice veg, sauce excellent…again was our best experience ever.
portugal
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Something Special”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

After eating here many times, we needed something special to wow the family (8 of them) when they came over to Loule for their holidays, so we had a word with the owners and they made a fantastic prawn fountain with their own recipe pink sauce to start and we all had bacalhau con natas (cod in creamy sauce ) to follow which was also pre-ordered due to preperation of the dish, everything was delicious, the house wines complimented the meal beautifully and a wonderful evening sitting outside was had, I will not write a review every time we eat here as the page would get too full!!!!! but the food is very very good.

  • Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
“Very nice portuguese restaurant.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

Everything on this restaurant is very good. Nice service good food. One small complaint is the flashy shop sign across the street. But if you seek a petit good restaurant in Loule, Apolo is a very good choice!

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Thank Cresto_jf
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Simple, good, economical”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2012

The Apolo is truely worth a visit if your just want a drink or are looking for a reasonably price meal.
We paid 3 Euros for 2 coffees and a lemonade - try getting that in Vale de Lobo!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Jackwh1946
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London, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2010

Our first day in Loule and we were just wandering around. After looking at a few places to eat, this was simply one of the ones that looked cleaner and had available seating. The menu is similar to everywhere else.

Wasnt expecting much but the food was very good. Service not so as it seems our waitress was also probably doing the cooking. Nearly everyone else there was locals. (Another reason we picked it.)

We actually went back a couple of days later for another meal and had the same experience.

Would return again.

Scores (1-Low, 5-High):
Outside Appearance:3
Inside Appearance:3
Cleanliness:4
Menu Choices:2
Food Quality:4
Food Quantity:4
Service:3
Ambience:2
Value For Money:4
Location:3
Parking Availability:N/A
Toilets Cleanliness:3

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank avatar777
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portugal
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Excellent little Portuguese Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2010

My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for over 20 years, the food is always fantastic, never had a bad meal, it serves typical portuguese dishes, meat and fish and usually a dish of the day for around 6-8euros, they also serve toasties, salads and omelets, they have seating outside which is really nice so you can have lunch or dinner and watch the world go by as it is on a pedestrian street, bacalhau a bras (tiny pieces of cod with potatoes and onions) and the lamb chops are our favourites, but everything is tasty, give it a try next time you`re in Loule.

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2 Thank petalrose_8
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