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El Rancho

Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (262 reviews)
“kebab” (33 reviews)
“bbq ribs” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I wish we had read the reviews before going to eat here. 7 of us were out for dinner, really bad steaks, the waiting staff could not care less, menus were thrown at us, really bad DO NOT GO.... obviously the new tourist trade keeps...More

Thank HoD123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lot of money for what you get.it was more like a starter not a main meal.we were still hungry when we left.we had to go somewhere else to have something else to eat.in wI'll not go back there again.there are lots of places to...More

Thank hoarebags
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with a large group of friends and could tell from the outset that it wasn't going to be the greatest of meals. Table got a mix of steaks and fajitas. I can only speak for what myself and the friends either sid of me...More

Thank FSN18
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant looked good as we had walked by a few times, we decided to give it ago. We sat down at the table shown to us , looked at the menu. When the waiter came to take our order we asked what the vegetables...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here this evening. Service was good and the food was great. Would highly recommend. This is the best meal of our holiday so far !

Thank 197tigger
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Rancho was by far our favourite restaurant. We had 2 steaks on the stone, 1 steak Diane and 1 chicken bacon and cheese dinner. The steaks were huge and large portion of chips salad etc too. Everything was very tasty. While a little expensive...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here as handy first night stop. Located at start of busy strip however there are seats inside. Quick service...lasagne tasty. Always appears busy.

Thank jacand10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was empty when we got there and still it took them ages to serve us and bring the food. Food was average and pricey. They overcharged us and when we noticed, the manager didn't want to sort it out. We were arguing for...More

1  Thank cheitina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip to Albufeira this year involved a trip back to El Rancho II on Fishermen's Beach we had eaten here some years back and were delighted to see that the same attention to customers and high quality food were still on offer. They did...More

Thank AJCDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous food and staff so friendly and remember you even after one visit service is so quick and food is fabulous totally recommend a visit here we can’t wait to go back 👍🏻

Thank disney10_13
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30 March 2017|
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Response from H k | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I loved your review! Worst meal I have ever had !
14 May 2015|
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Response from EmmaLou025 |
Hi, The beach in the strip is down a long steep hill, fine getting down but little hike getting back up. I would suggest getting a taxi to the old town from the strip costs a mere 5e each way and the beach in the old town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
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