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fisherman's rest

Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 458 170
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (23 reviews)
“fresh fish” (17 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place - so fine grilled 🐟 and service is so fine Have been here many times over the years and this is a place who never let your expectations down 😊

Thank oddnyamerika
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large group of us went following positive reviews on trip advisor. The food took 1.75 hours to arrive and when it did we were all underwhelmed with the quality and quantity. Won't be going again sadly.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal with brilliant service. Lots of locals in the restaurant shows the quality. Fresh fish cooked to order on the grill adds to the atmosphere. We had squid which was very tasty!! The wine we chose was not available but we...More

Thank Grace F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great meal - fresh seabass which was perfectly de-boned by the waiter... Great service, lovely wine, would reccomend

Thank CKork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered..wait was very long. Staff weren't very friendly. I ordered plain chicken. Was nice but not the nicest. Parents ordered fish between them. After a long wait the meals finally arrived. The man who filleted their fish rushed through it. In every bite of...More

Thank Why_tho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and our last. There were two items on the menu not available, then once choices had been made, the wait was very long - about 45 minutes. The chicken was overcooked, but I suppose that can be a matter of...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Great find, amazing food , friendly staff would definitely recommend. Look out for the specials board good value fresh fish, filleted at our table too.

1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal at this restaurant. We shared a bbq sausage to start. Most of the food is cooked on the bbq in full view. We all tried something different. One had the fresh fish, another the calamari, another the piri piri...More

1  Thank Bowlesuk
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Ate here the other evening with our 2-year-old. Service friendly, they made a real effort with our daughter and made us feel very welcome. It's beautiful setting near the water front and the fish we had (golden bream) was very fresh and tasty, which they...More

1  Thank Sibby_leeds
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We always visit this restaurant when in Alvor - It's our favourite fish restaurant by far. Once you have picked what type of fish you like, they bring it to your table to inspect, then cook it on the open BBQ. The flavour and freshness...More

Thank TriciaBishop
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 170
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