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Restaurant Rio A Vista

Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 048 562
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“chicken” (14 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“kebab” (10 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
££ - £££
Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Wasn't originally planning to go here but so glad we did. Very attentive and friendly staff and a great atmosphere. The starter or couvert was the best we'd had in the seven days we spent in Alvor and included a tuna dip, chorizo dip, lots...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Our family enjoyed dinner at this bustling, energetic restaurant in Alvor. I had the swordfish Portuguese style, which was mouth watering. The piri piri chicken also comes strongly recommended. Great spot, excellent food.

Thank Fred G
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

They have the best fried mushrooms I have ever had for starters and the service was wonderful and fast.

Thank Jesus G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Although this may be sacrilege to some as it is not fish, the chicken cataplana was simply delicious and I will be back again for more the next time I'm in Alvor. I had the couvert with chourico pate instead of sardine pate which was...More

Thank Alistair_W70
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very nice food one of the better meals we had in Alvor. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, we had the garlic mushrooms and piri piri chicken the sauce from which made my lips numb and made the excellent house red...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The food here was great as was the service. They were very busy when we visited but the service was still great. Would recommend.

Thank YvoKelly
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We sat on the upper terrace overlooking the street and setting sun. It is a fantastic location. This is my 5th time back at the restaurant over the years. What keeps me coming back is the amazing Peri-Peri chicken, it is succulent and tasty. The...More

Thank HaloumiHouse
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love this restaurant and returned this year for another great meal. The prawns on a skewer were delicious. Other family members had Portuguese steak and cataplana which were all first class. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely return next year.

Thank zed1313
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A long standing restaurant on the now noisy & more brash part on the Main Street up from the harbour. The traditional selection of Portuguese fish and meat dishes, we sat on the terrace next to the passing masses, devoured bread, olives and beer before...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly. Excellent sardines and sea bass and very family-friendly with my unhungary 14 year old bring happily allowed to eat from the children's menu. Great location in the middle of the main tourist street.

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23 June 2015|
Response from Kitchener50 | Reviewed this property |
It always closes on a Sunday and they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 048 562
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