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A Lota

Rua Doutor Frederico Ramos Mendes 79, Alvor, Portimao 8500-018, Portugal
+351 282 458 444
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“fresh fish” (40 reviews)
“prawns” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:30All hours
International, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rua Doutor Frederico Ramos Mendes 79, Alvor, Portimao 8500-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks for an outstanding 8 course dinner. We have already made reservations 2018 New Year Evening. We can absolutly

Thank Mats P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant good food and service well recommended. Was particularly impressed by having the choice of fresh fish explained to us at the table.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again A LOTA excelled itself in giving their diners a wonderful New Year’s Eve experience. The quality and the creativity of the tasting menu put together by the chef was outstanding as was the welcoming and superb service from the owner, waiters and all...More

Thank Bikerstan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here before, but that does not prevent another exceptional review. The menu offering is comprehensive covering fish, meat and any dietary requirements. There is also a wide variety of wines to select from, covering all budgets. Situated at the bottom of the...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 26 November 2017

After the great reviews decided to give this restaurant a try. My husband ordered the lobster bisque for starters. Big plate but sparse portion. Absolutely not worth the price.we both had the chicken stuffed with apricot and found the chicken dry and the chips tasteless....More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

We visit this restaurant a few times every visit to Alvor and we are never disappointed , our favourite ie the shell fish platter, and of course the staff are another reason we come back so welcoming and very friendly .

Thank _magroche007
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Had the menu of the day with salmon for starter, prawns for main and tiramisu for dessert - fantastic!

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

What a fab place to eat in. We chose it from its tripadvisor reviews and it didn’t disappoint. We were shown a fresh catch of the day- a red snapper to feed four- and it was cooked to perfection!

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 8 November 2017

we were a party of 11 so it was hard to find somewhere that they didn't put you out the back in a room on our own ! but this place was great - food was fab! get the prawn and scallop coconut curry -...More

Thank nodnoc
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This place is primarily about one thing - grilled seafood. With the exception of some minor hiccups, the quality of the fish was very good, both very fresh and well prepared. Good, friendly service.

Thank Boris B
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2017|
Response from Lota A | Property representative |
Hello, Unfortunately we will be closed during the Christmas period. We reopen on December 26th if we can help you from this date please talk to us. Best regards Catarina Jardim
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20 June 2016|
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Response from trevor m | Reviewed this property |
Personally, I don't recall seeing any, but like every good restaurant they will adopt a meal to suit. Mostly fish there.
Michael D
13 March 2015|
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Response from Bikerstan | Reviewed this property |
There should be no problem. The staff are all very helpful. Just phone ahead to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Frederico Ramos Mendes 79, Alvor, Portimao 8500-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 444
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Group discounts,events,open all day.
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