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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“fresh fish” (36 reviews)
“red snapper” (21 reviews)
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International, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
££ - £££
Rua Doutor Frederico Ramos Mendes 79, Alvor, Portimao 8500-018, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 408 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had tried to get in the previous evening but full up so we would have had to wait an hour. Made reservation for the next night so in the end very pleased we tried it as we had a lovely meal. Service excellent, we had...More

Thank Spackers18
Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate here twice during a week in Alvor because it was the best of those we tried. The fish offering was very good. All 8 meals were excellent, the service was very good and the staff very good fun.

1  Thank TerryWeight
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had two beautiful meals here..wonderful oysters and a gorgeous scallop & prawn curry! Staff are lovely..especially Jose, Paulo and Alina. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank AoifeandMacdara
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very family friendly. Good service and the staff are very friendly. Fish very good and one of us had the steak which was excellent.

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive service and food in A Lota. The couverts are very tasty and we had tiger king prawn between us to start. Better half lived her tuna steak and my steak was very good. Recommended.

1  Thank cloghereen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last here 3 years ago with a golf society, this time as a couple, having told my other half how good is was I set myself up for a fall, no way for this place is the real deal. While looking at the menu we...More

1  Thank ROGER N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy with this place. The fish of the day was impeccable, very fresh and well cooked. All that you can expect from a sea-side town restaurant. Price-wise at least 25/pp without drinks/wine.

Thank fatamorgana3000
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time visiting this restaurant. Food and service was excellent. I had a beautifully cooked steak, exactly the way iI wanted it. Staff are very friendly. It is one of the top restaurants in Alvor

Thank 12Holidays2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant with nice staff but does not really cater for kids. Difficult to get a meal four our 8 year old daughter. They eventually gave her some cod and chips but did not really want to as they wanted to sell only whole fish....More

1  Thank GerryR18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fabulous restaurant, delicious food every time we visit, fantastic service, beautiful setting. An absolute must and you will return several times each visit!

Thank Katrina K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you serve vegetarian food and pasta dishes,,please?
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
Can I book a table foar 12 persons for April 15th for 19.30
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$17 - US$28
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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