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Os Arcos Restaurante

Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
+351 967 651 474
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
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Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Superb is the best word to describe this lovely little local restaurant. Everything about it was good. Thoroughly recommend it, especially the local cataplana dish. We were lucky to get a table without booking. If you would like to eat here it's probably best book...More

Thank John and Nicola... G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Situated along a narrower side street running along the side of the old town square. Reserved table the night before as read previous reviews saying to do this, so glad we did. Saw many people being turned away on the night. Food was absolutely delicious....More

Thank mrs18
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked in advance which we read about on tripadvisor and is a top tip because it’s staggering just how many people are actually turned away. This place can be found at the top end of the square and to the right hand side near...More

2  Thank Jose S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is not full of tourists, so that's good and it's also a family business. The food was so amazing, but be aware that if you arrive at 10pm the kitchen will be closed. Highly recommended!!!

Thank Silvia A
Reviewed 4 days ago

How this became a 4.5 restaurant is beyond me. Its so average a 3 star review would be its aspiration. For the starter the sardines are not served whole, abundantly or fresh but served in a tomato mixture and mashed up which really reminded me...More

Thank trevojon1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In a town full of rowdy tourist trap restaurants, this one feels authentic and down to earth. It is fairly small and reservations are recommended. We were lucky to be able to get a table without reservation but lots of people that came after us...More

Thank UE_DC64
Reviewed 6 days ago

Os Arcos is located in the old town, among a busy and narrow street. We ordered fish and the food was ok. Housewine was chilled and well worth the money. Personnel was friendly and service was quick. Only negative was dessert; it was frozen out-of-the-box...More

Thank Tommi O
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited twice during 6 days in Albufeira, the food is excellent. We were lucky the first time to walk in and get a table but it became clear this is a very popular place so we booked for the second visit. We wanted to come...More

Thank Life746
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice service. I tried the fresh fish of the day, snapper. Hands down the best fish I’ve ever had. Nothing more to add. Will go back.

Thank sebthecritic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to get a table here one night but was told they were full (unlike some on here who then decide to taste a place 1*) we then called the next day and reserved a table, no problem. The place is only small and obviously...More

Thank scook
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Questions & Answers
9 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Maggiemoo46 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, a very tasty one too.
Pat R
8 November 2017|
Response from claire c | Reviewed this property |
There meat dishes are just served with salad or veg and potatoes or chips,so as long as you check the sauces all these should be fine?? Hope this helps
27 June 2017|
Response from Lynsabell |
That's the 4th July 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 967 651 474
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