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Monica's Restaurant

Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
+351 964 850 669
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have just had dinner at Monica’s, as always great food and service. Our son is a coeliac and he was catered for. We all had a wonderful meal in such lovely pleasant surroundings. We will definitely be back. Thanks

Thank pantonm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tried this restaurant on spec and had a great meal with friendly staff and not expensive. Here for a month so will be a regular spot I suspect

Thank Trevor A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation on Saturday evening to a lovely warm and friendly welcome. Service was excellent all night, attentive but not overbearing. The food was excellent and fresh (especially enjoyed the sesame salmon). We loved the chorizo bread! Price was reasonable considering the...More

Thank hannaholivia20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant last week with friends. Our first visit was so good we returned for Sunday lunch. Food was excellent, staff amazing and best of all the chef cooked separately for one of our party is coeliac. How about that. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jeannie A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just returned from a weekend with a group of girl friends in Val de Lobo and we had such a great time on Friday night at Monica's that we went back for a late Sunday lunch before we left. The service was amazing...More

Thank kate538
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with friends on a Sunday evening. It was a cold night so we asked for a table indoors. It was early, 7pm so we thought we could be served quickly and leave before 8.30 pm. The girl who showed us to a table...More

1  Thank Bryn G
MonicasRestaurant, Owner at Monica's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, You must be confused or got the wrong restaurant review written, rudeness at Monica's does not happen, there are place where that may happen, not here at Monica's, this is our life and our guests are our life, so we live to welcome and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this place so much, we were in Portugal for only 4 days but ate here twice. The food is fantastic and the staff are so friendly and make sure you enjoy your expierience. One of us is gluten free and the options were...More

Thank Morningside22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another excellent Sunday lunch with friends and family. Great selection of various breads served warm as a couvert. The polvo (octopus) salad starter was so tender, served with sliced potato and chopped salad. The broccoli soup was also well received as was the terrine. Main...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As said in previous reviews Monicas is so brilliant. Luis and Monica and all the staff are all super. The weather was brilliant so we ate outside, the food was to the same high standard as we have come to expect. Only unfortunate thing is...More

Thank Fleur342015
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are lots of great restaurants in the Algarve, but this one really stood out on our recent visit. The best meal we had on our holiday and anywhere recently to be honest. 3 of our party had the Beef Wellington, which was absolutely delicious...More

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Questions & Answers
25 July 2018|
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Response from MonicasRestaurant | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have various options. Kindest regards Luís & Monica
25 July 2018|
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Response from jan g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know, but the owners are extremely helpful and pleasant, and I feel sure that they would accommodate you if at all possible. Perhaps you could telephone in advance.
29 July 2017|
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Response from Dodgied | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we ate in the evening also so not sure we had to book as it was very busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule  >  Almancil  >  Vale do Lobo
  • Phone Number: +351 964 850 669
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