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O Zuca

Travessa do Malpique 6, Albufeira 8200-206, Portugal
+351 289 588 768
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“liver” (5 reviews)
“turkey steak” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Travessa do Malpique 6, Albufeira 8200-206, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

O Zuca wasn't bad, by all means. It just wasn't great. The service was perfectly fine, the woman was very kind and friendly, but the food wasn't outstanding. It was very mediocre and serviceable. If you want a well-priced place just outside of the tourist...More

Thank Ariane G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an unpretentious, no frills, solid, local restaurant and bar. One can sit outside in the street or in the cosy inside where tables and the bar are located. We saw many local Portuguese eating at the bar which was a good sign for...More

2  Thank markandramonaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch and dinner a few times here. Food and service both excellent. Don't judge the place on appearance. We can recommend O' Zuca highly.

Thank jan v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cataplana was unbelievable. Slightly steep at €30 for two people but that easily stretches to three portions. Highly recommend Karaoke on the square afterwards. After all, it’s your holiday too.

Thank Ollie D
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Used the TA app to find a 'cheap eats' place for lunch with the family while out in Albufeira. Wouldn't have found it otherwise as it's down an alley off the main square behind all the other restaurants. Really good food and incredibly priced. Quick...More

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

The Cataplana is to die for... authentic and inexpensive and sooooo good. Lovely staff, friendly and helpful!

1  Thank Mon-ama
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

You don't have to miss the little street taking you to the restaurant. Situated in a quiet street, after the crowd center, O Zuca doesn't take reservations, but you must wait. The food is great, traditional or international oriented.

Thank AlexPopescu
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Brilliant food and very cheap, I had the chicken peri peri and it was delicious would highly recommend.

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Tucked away up the ally between Sir Harry's Bar and Vertigo Bar this little gem is hidden away in the back street. Small restaurant, seats about 15/17 but well priced and decent portions. Excellent red wine. Used by the locals, you knew when you went...More

Thank Bowwow2
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Hard to find, but worth the search! This tiny, cozy spot, seating about 16, is at the bottom of the stairs to the Old Town from the Cerro Mar apartments. Each day's Tourist Special is posted outside, three courses and a half bottle of wine...More

Thank Billitchyfeet
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24 June 2017|
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Response from cannytraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
I have just checked the Tripadvisor info and the restaurant address is O Zuca, Travessa do Malpique 6, Albufeira 8200 and the phone number is 351 289 588 768 On of the other reviews indicated that someone had lunch there so... More
5 June 2016|
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Response from Algarveaddick | Reviewed this property |
If they close it will almost certainly be a Sunday or Monday. Hope that helps a bit?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa do Malpique 6, Albufeira 8200-206, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 588 768
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