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Tropico Beach Bar Restaurante

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Praia do 3 Irmaos, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 401 396
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Devon, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very friendly restaurant right on the beach. Excellent seafood, good desserts (not the usual frozen dessert selection) and my daughter said the spaghetti Bolognese was the best ever. Very good value. Busy and fun atmosphere at lunchtime. Quieter in the evenings. Lovely position and view and great with kids as they can play on the beach just outside.

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Thank Sabine T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

We went to Tropico for lunch based upon good reviews. We shared the shrimp and monkfish skewern which was very nice. We left feeling that it was a good place for a lunch but didn't feel enticed to go back for an evening meal. Compared to other beach front restaurants we had tried this was fair. Nice place for lunch.

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Thank Jessica H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

What a great place! The outside doesn't do it justice. We had our best meal so far of our holiday. Delicious pork with clams, lovely monkfish medallions washed down with a recommended Portuguese red.... Very friendly service, great with the kids..... Will definitely go again.....

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Thank EleJones
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We visited twice and had to cancel a reservation we had for the third time. On our first time we had to wait a long time for our food for dinner, we were the last customers and many things had run out however it was worth the wait for that Cataplana! We decided to give it another try for lunch... More 

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Thank Adriano S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Went there based on the positive reviews on friendliness and the good food. The food was alright and the location is great, no doubt. However, I did not feel welcome at all, it simply did not mach what you would expect from this beautiful location. On top of that, check your bill. Might have been a mistake but shouldn't happen... More 

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Thank Michael M
tropicobeachbaralvor, Gerente at Tropico Beach Bar Restaurante, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Is not normal that mistakes like that happen, or they should not happen. To change a table number when dial items, can happen but we should have checked better and for that I appolagise ! I am sorry you did not feel welcome, August is a terrible moth, still no excuse. Thank you and sorry. More 

County Wicklow, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We can't recommend tropico enough, super Mario and all the staff were so welcoming. Even if you hadn't booked a table, without fail he found a table for us everyday. Location, staff, food all fantastic!

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Thank redzer63
Ballybofey, Ireland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Lunched here twice during our 6 day stay, food and service cannot be faulted. Delicious fresh fish with gorgeous salad, packed full of fresh fruit and veg combo!

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Thank Rosemary L
merthyr tydfil
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Lovely place , lovely surroundings right on the beach food was good and reasonable prices highly recommend a visit

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Thank trishaMerthyrTydfil
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Exellent food, beautiful location just near the beach, good service, friendly staff. We dined here twice and we plan to return. Recommended

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Thank gapop
Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

We're currently in alvor and been to this spot for lunch & 2 dinners. Mario is great with the kids & provides all round great service. Food is fresh - I think better dinner menu than lunch but have always been happy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia do 3 Irmaos, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 401 396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?