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“Disappointed with food”

Tropico Beach Bar Restaurante
Ranked #37 of 162 Restaurants in Alvor
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed October 15, 2012

We dined here recently and were disappointed with the food. My steak was extremely pale to thye point of being almost white and it was quite tough. The service is haphazard as it is so busy. The view is superb being right on the beach. Many of the patrons were smoking and we found this off putting as we were eating. It is not a terrible restaurant but there are better in Alvor. I don't think it deserves such a high rating but the again one mans meat is another mans poison as they say and maybe we just were there on a bad night. However I will not return based on my experiences.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

We dined here last month during our holiday to alvor. The food was very nice served by very friendly waiters in a lovely setting. We both had two courses with wine and drinks and the bill was a very reasonable €65. We would definitely go back.

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Reviewed October 10, 2012

What a lovely atmosphere both during the day and evening. Mario and Amandio always make you welcome. They both remember your names and your and drinks and they both know their stuff when it comes to the wine and fresh fish. Nothing was ever to much trouble to them. We booked a table for the same evening and asked Mario if they could get salmon as there was none in the cabinet, he spoke his boss Rui who replied Yes i will get it for this evening and sure enough they did. It is a very popular place to eat so if you want to eat in the evening please be sure to book in advance.

Bonita and Mike

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Thank Mike c
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

During our recent visit to Alvor we had lunch and dinner hear on a few occasions. The service and the freshness of the fish and seafood was fantastic. This place is one of the bar/restaurants that on the beach a walk out of Alvor. Luckily for us it was a short walk from our hotel Dom Joao 2. The staff always new their stuff on the local wine and the service was friendly and good. My favourite was the tiger prawns with garlic, the size took me by surprise, more like mini lobsters!! Wonderful.

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Thank Jacqui W
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

We were recommended to this place late on in our holiday. We had already been to other fish restaurants in and around the town of Alvor and so were expecting good food. It was the best we had been served anywhere. What we liked was being asked if we wanted the couvert (bread, olives, tuna pate etc) unlike many other places where you are expected to have it whether you order it or not. Glad we said no as there was plenty of food with just one main course. The fish was grilled bbq fashion simple and very tasty. Nothing fancy- just good honest fresh food, really delicious. With wine, brandy and coffee the bill was very reasonable. The waiters were so friendly and created a great atmosphere. Location is amazing day or night. If you only go to one fish restaurant, this is the one to choose.

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Thank Janet B
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