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Restaurante Ruccula

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European
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Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
+351 965 839 902
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit Alvor 3 or 4 times a year, and have done so for many years, our last night is always spent at Ruccula. The food is great, the service matches the food, and nothing is too much trouble for Richard and his excellent team. We tend to phone from home before travelling to make sure we can get in.

Thank VincentBSussex
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is in great demand and when the food came it was easy to see why, all top quality. Staff are very friendly and greet clients with a genuine warmth. One not to be missed.

Thank 835brian
Widen, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times. I normally go with large groups. The food has always been very good. The staff are extremly friendly. Great place to eat. you can not go wrong.

Thank 831stevieh
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Went here last night to celebrate our wedding anniversary - following recommendation from some local residents. It was the last night before the restaurant shuts for the winter period. Luckily we had made a booking a couple of days in advance as the restaurant was full. Had a fabulous sirloin steak and my wife ( who is not a big... More 

Thank Brian O
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Second visit to this restaurant and food was excellent second time round, could not fault anything and the staff are wonderful, very welcoming and helpful.

Thank brendamanley1
Inverness, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Good Food, great staff, we were very lucky to get a booking here at the Raccula as it was there last night prior to closing for there own holidays.. Its a very busy restaurant and the standard of the food and top class staff is the reason it is so.. Not to be missed but book your table early so... More 

Thank Andy L
Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I have been going to Alvor for 15 years three times a year. This is the best Meal I have ever had there. Not only was the food fantastic but the staff were excellent. Nothing was too much trouble they knew every bottle of wine intimately. The meal was toatally divine! I had the fried camenbaert cheese (apologies for the... More 

1 Thank Paul C
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Myself and my wife decided to visit the Ruccula after reading the trip advisor reviews. It is quite popular but because it was November we did not have to make a reservation. The staff are very friendly and attentive, we had the beef fillet with goat's cheese which was ok, a dessert each and a bottle of wine. The total... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely top class, dined here a number of times, top food top quality, 10000% attention to service, would cost twice as much in the UK!!

Thank monflyer
Onchan, Isle Of Man
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Definitely worthy of it's No 1 rating. Food is delicious, can't believe the terrible review recently written. Extremely busy so need to book, reasonably priced for the quality. Staff are fun and make it a very happy environment to have dinner either in a crowd or an intimate dinner for two.

Thank Lucelockett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 965 839 902

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?