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Restaurante Ababuja

Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 458 979
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh fish” (23 reviews)
“clams” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (25 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Ababuja is located on the bay in Alvor town overlooking the river. its always busy and it has a reason for that- fresh fish that you get to choose from so they can cook it later for you. definitely an experience to repeat over and...More

Thank sonia f
Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Although there was a little delay on the serving it was both understandable ( we were 13 and all came at the same time) and worthwhile, everyone loved what they ordered.

Thank Adalberto Nuno F
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is one of the famous restaurants in Alvor. I went there expecting to find a top restaurant and it is only good. Nice service, good deserts and good food - far from top.

Thank Nuno A
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We chose to eat at this welcoming family run restaurant on numerous occasions during our holiday, unable to resist returning to sample more of the extensive seafood dishes we had seen on the menu....never disappointed - fresh seafood cooked to perfection with a friendly unrushed...More

Thank Five55555
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Great fish experience! Our family expectation was fully met. If the sunset warms up, the gentle water sprays help to cool down! Great fish and the smoke is totally under control comparing to the neighbour restaurants.

Thank Luciola K
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We ate in Ababuja just over a week ago. We were looking for a restaurant in Alvor which served grilled sardines in the evening, which in itself is not easy to find because most of the restaurants in the harbour area only cook sardines at...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Ababuja is a beautiful looking restaurant with a great setting but while the produce seems good we were disappointed by the end result. Prawns were over cooked & spare ribs were meat-less. Kids meal was over €9, when everywhere else was €5.50-€6.50. We had to...More

Thank manorfamof4
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We sat outside and watched the sun setting over the harbour which was a great setting to have meal. We where in a party of 14 which they happily accommodated. The food was to a high standard with most dishes being cooked on a big...More

Thank Rcon88
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

We came here expecting the experience to be as fab as the view but was sadly disappointed. Although the meat on both mine and my partners dishes were very good the sides were poor. The veg that came with the lamb chops was incredibly watery...More

1  Thank El8087
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Lovely setting near the harbour, as with a few other restaurant, which is good for competition. Ababuja was the first restaurant we visited on our holiday, we were not disappointed. The fish was delicious, the service, friendly and efficient. If it were not that there...More

Thank geog48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Ribeira 11, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 979
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