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Os Arcos Restaurante


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews black pig sea bass chocolate cake fresh fish steak sardines snapper pork creme brulee garlic prawns potatoes seafood fries salad bread old town catch of the day
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was also here yesterday and can confirm it is terrible. I was expecting a great meal after reading the reviews on here and we thought we had the wrong restaurant it was so bad. After looking at the lovely pictures of the meals on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank Eamonn K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been visiting this restaurant for 15 years Booked a table and from the moment we arrived it felt different There were a group of very rowdy men seated and that would never normally happen. With no sign of the owner we ordered two main...More

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank 172heatherg
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Like so many we were turned away when we just showed up asking for a table. We booked for another night and we wernt disappointed, the prawn starter was to the for, we ordered extra bread to scoop up every ounce of sauce. Loved our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CBAD12
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Ate here twice with my wife towards end of October, as we both like freshly grilled fish and the reviews were very good, we were not disappointed. Whilst they do serve meat, cannot comment on this as we both ate fish on each visit. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank keithwLeeds
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

The is a gorgeous Portuguese restaurant. Joseph is so friendly and welcoming. We have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions. Love the swordfish. We will be back again in November.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 778allisonc
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the fresh red snapper and sea bream served with salad and potatoes. The house white went well with the fish. All was reasonably priced. The calamari starter were like onion rings. Not fresh/homemade. The garlic prawn starter were only ok. Good service.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank londresllamando
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I can't say enough about how great the dinner was. The fresh catch of the day was seabass which was to die for and the flourless chocolate cake outstanding. Topping it off was the great experience. It was a bit slower being off season which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank elstenman
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, we visit this restaurant twice during our holidays. Fish is very fresh, nice flavours and cooked to perfection. My partner love the steak in Portuguese style. We also tried the local wine Joao Clara which I would definitely recommend it. Very important!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tippgail
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

You MUST visit this restaurant, it is the best place in Albufeira. The fresh fish is the best and it is such a small family run restaurant, amazing. Well done.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank walshyDerbyshire
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Found this place through Tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. The catch of the day selection is brought to your table on a platter and we chose the Sea Bream. It was cooked to perfection, as was the starter, which I believe is the best...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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22 January 2019|
Response from keithwLeeds | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I believe the restaurant will not open again until March which is a shame because the food is really good.
9 June 2018|
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Response from Maggiemoo46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, a very tasty one too.
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