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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly wonderful restaurant with a fantastic menu and the food was cooked to perfection. The staff are friendly and know their food and wine. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 30 October 2021 via mobile

Excellent restaurant has to be the best in Alvor the food was amazing. There was a group of us & everyone had something different from the menu we were all very impressed with what was on offer. The staff were so nice & friendly too,...we were lucky to get a reservation on a cancellation we will be back.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 29 October 2021 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, wonderful,freshly cooked food, impeccable service. We booked the night before and although it was full, Sylvia said she would call back if they received a cancellation. Sure enough the following day the call came and that was the start of one of the...best dining experiences we have had. Very tasty starters followed by high quality mains, generous portions and our waitress was more than happy to arrange for a different sauce for the duck to the one advertised. A fabulous meal, attentive service and not overly priced. Thoroughly recommended. Parabens Ruccula!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 28 October 2021 via mobile

Couldn't fault it, wonderful food and such friendly staff. The lamb was delicious and the house white wine is pretty good. Would recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 13 October 2021

The staff were so welcoming and friendly, we felt like we were regulars. This was the only restaurant we returned to for a second dinner during our stay. Four of us all had something different on each visit and each one was perfection on a...plate, superbly presented. Try it, you won't be disappointed!More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021

Where to start about this fabulous restaurant.... from the moment we entered the staff just made us feel we had been here so many times before, so friendly and welcoming was everyone. My wife is ceoliac and the waiter took her through he menu and...confirmed almost 95% of it could be done GF... ceoliac' heaven. The food was tremendous, I had prawns ruculla, then the sea bream, my wife the salmon then a main of prawns ruccula, perfection on a plate, all washed down by an excellent white wine recommended by the waiter. We have booked to go back again for our last evening meal on this holiday. Thanks to all the staff for a brilliant eveningMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 October 2021 via mobile

One of the nicest restaurants in Alvor. Food fantastic-beautifully presented . Staff amazing. Highly recommend the chicken livers with puff pastry- and the lamb shanks. 😋 . Compared to the other restaurants great value .

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 2 October 2021

The welcome back was amazing , so nice from all the team. Bella Paolo and Joao go out of their way to make you welcome and comfortable. Richard in the kitchen , your food was topnotch as always We shared a camembert and coulis to...leave room for our mains of lambshank and prawns , all were really good ,the accompanying veg and gratin and mash were all fab , but left no room for dessert. thanks to you all , and we will be back once more before leaving . Will leave another review for their new resto Thyme ClaudiaMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 18 September 2021 via mobile

Once again,like always, the food & service was excellent. I have yet to have a bad meal here. Between us we had Plaice Goujons & Prawns Ruccula Style to start and Fillet Beef (cooked as per my request) & Sea Bream with a pesto crust....We also had desserts, everything tasted superb. For me, the best restaurant in Alvor.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 September 2021 via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here on 1st September. Starters and main amazing, plus lovely little palette cleanser in between courtesy of Ruccula. Lovely bottle of red to go with out meal. Staff were so friendly and chatty, made us feel very welcome.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Response from vprenders | Reviewed this property |
was only ever there in May, Sept & Oct and it was always opened, would phone in advance you'd get there number on there website as it does be booked well in advance.
17 June 2019|
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Response from Sandy01Harrogate | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you phone them
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Response from Fudgie1 | Reviewed this property |
2 options call weeks / months in advance or take chance go to Alvor on the day and ask them to call you if they have a cancellation
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Restaurante Ruccula is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5