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“Biting more than they can chew?”

Albar Snack Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #61 of 166 Restaurants in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 22, 2014

Albar is located in central Alvor, where you can find lots of restaurants/pubs/cafés. It has a few tables outside and it's actually good looking.
We went there in August, for dinner, but I really can't make any comments on the food - because we didn't have any! We ordered our dinner and waited... and waited. The staff were clearly avoiding us (along with at least 2 other tables that I noticed) and we had to ask them if it would take much longer for the food to be ready - apparently they couldn't be bothered to tell anything to their customers. Initially one of them said it would be just a few more minutes.
After a while we asked again and he mentioned that they had a couple of "big tables" (i.e., groups) for that night and things were a bit late. We had been waiting for almost 1 hour and told the employee that we would just leave the place if we didn't get our food in 10 minutes (which would mean a full 1 hour of waiting). Guess what: the food didn't show up! So we payed for our drinks and left... Having a nice dinner down the street!

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Reviewed September 20, 2014

Not surprising this restaurant is busy all day long!
Great value for money, excellent service, excellent food
Every time we go to Alvor, we go to Albar's....and so does everyone else...its always busy!

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Thank Julie M
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Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

This is going to be another honest review.....but a short one too...........THE FOOD IS AMAZING !!!!!!. If there is one restaurant you want to visit in ALVOR you must visit these guys they do the best Portuguese steak and to be honest all there food is top notch and service is great but go early as it's always busy. We as a family always pay a visit when we go to ALVOR

Thank lilophil
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Reviewed September 18, 2014

An English Breakfast in this place is a must and it also comes with either tea or coffee. The fresh drinks are divine and there is a good selection and well worth trying a good few. Service is sometimes slow but with it being in an ideal place, you have to forgive the leisurely place but believe me when I say it is the best place to visit.

There isn't many places I like when there aren't any female staff members but the lads are nice people. Worth the money.

Lee & Lisa
UK

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Thank lee f
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Reviewed September 17, 2014

This is the destination for the day after the night before! Freshly squeezed juices to rectify all ills! Bang in the middle of Alvor to watch the world go by and great service!

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Thank alisonstp
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