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O Catraio

Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
+351 938 186 637
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken kebab” (20 reviews)
“grilled sole” (5 reviews)
“scampi” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After reading reviews we decided to try this little place for lunch. We ate piri chicken, kebab & salmon. All of the food was well cooked and my 5 year old demolished his salmon - he's usually a good critic!! Lovely family run business with...More

Thank LYD14
Reviewed 4 days ago

Have visited this restaurant on many occasions in the past. It never fails to deliver first class service and food. Everything beautifully cooked and well presented. The chicken piri piri is the best. Lovely surroundings too.

Thank ecclesefc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate here twice during our stay. The seafood rice was absolutely delicious! Prices were very reasonable!

Thank lucy c
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate here twice, the salmon was lovely and the wine at 7.50 euros very reasonable and service good, next night had sirloin steak which was more like frying steak and not much flavour to it, however at 12 euros for "sirloin wat cd u expect,...More

Thank Ann j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having had so many different meals during our stay in Albufeira for one week, and some really good ones at that, tonight we just wanted something simple. That's what we got. Simple service and simple mixed kebabs. Nothing much to say other than it was...More

Thank Dobbin145
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few places in Albufeira that is not English-oriented (otherwise, it's all ham and bacon in the old city centre). We ate at this place 3 times during our stay. The cataplana is excellent, the fish is fresh, the desserts are worth trying....More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I have eaten here 2 nights running and found food amazing value and really good choice of menu. Highly recommend it.

Thank annehurley134
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have used this restaurant for about 25 years. Recently renovated and improved. Family owned and run. Usually has fish on special offer,10euro's. Choice normally between Golden Bream and Sea Bass. Open all day every day for 364 days. Very popular with locals and tourists. You...More

Thank Dicky5943
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really so glad we found this lovely restaurant. Food delicious and so reasonably priced. So clean as well as so many dodgy looking places here! Food cooked superbly and not swimming in oil either. Staff and service impeccable. Highly recommend this place and have returned...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are currently on holiday in albufeira SEP 2017 we visited this restaurant on our 2nd night and have made 3 visits already, because every time we try somewhere else we seem to come away disappointed when comparing them to the O catraio excellent food...More

Thank 735trevor
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Alli A
9 October 2016|
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Response from CCFCfan | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we were only on holiday in September, I have heard that a lot of the restaurants close down from end of October, but unsure if this is one of them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 938 186 637
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