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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%
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“chicken kebab” (19 reviews)
“grilled sole” (5 reviews)
“scampi” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 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 8 October 2017

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 3 October 2017 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 23 September 2017

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 22 September 2017 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 16 September 2017

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 Trevor J
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the meal Highly recommend this meal It was recommended by Rambo from Tic Tac bar Very impressed with service and food We had the monkfish kebabs, chicken kebabs and steak Had a great bottle of house wine which we all enjoyed. Everyone was very...More

Thank Sherry T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went to this family owned restaurant twice, it is on a little side street heading away from the sea in the Old Town. They have quite an extensive menu for a little place like this, everything is very reasonably priced. Fresh home style cooking;...More

Thank diane t
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It's the only restaurant that always have a queue outside that waits to dine in! It's quiet cheap and the food is amazing! From the simple pork ribs to the traditional arroz de marisco! Since you are in Algarve, take the chance to eat as...More

Thank BilliTraveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Was recommended this place after a night in a pub. We wanted traditional Portuguese food and here did not disappoint. Food was lovely, wine was lovely and staff were excellent. Good value.

Thank Craig M
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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