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“Naples in Albufeira”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Il Vesuvio

Il Vesuvio
Ranked #11 of 16 Dessert in Albufeira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: I can I please make the split time sac as from 12:00 to 14:30 and from 18:oo to 22:00 please let me know thank you gennaro from il vesuvio albufeira yes is open gennaro thank you outside seat al fresco 38 seat plus inside 85 seat and full a3 licence
New Delhi, India
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“Naples in Albufeira”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

If you are willing to travel for authentic food, take a chance on this one. It's just outside Albufeira (3.5-4 kms) and around 6-7 euro by a cab. It's absolutely worth it. The chef himself is from Naples and you won't be disappointed if you love authentic Italian. The pizza is so juicy and tasty that only comparison we had was the one we had in Naples itself. Desserts are home made and everything is super fresh and Italian! Lucky to find this one. One more thing - if you find the price little bit higher, don't worry. The potion sizes are really nice to make up for it. DO NOT miss this if you love Italian food!!

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“You must eat here if you are in the area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Outstanding value for money, you can have three courses for 11.90, all freshly prepared and of an excellent quality. We ate here four times in 10 days and were never disappointed.

  • Visited June 2014
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“Fabulous Food! Wonderful hosts!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

We found this restaurant only by chance when staying in a villa at Quinta da Balaia. It is a little way from the main restaurants of Albufeira but you can easily get a bus or taxi as the restaurant is on the main road. It just looks like a bar from the outside but don't let that deceive you. The inside is lovely and the food is amazing. Ruth, the host is so friendly and accommodating. After eating at a number of good restaurants in and around the Old Town, this is by far the best in our opinion. There is a menu of the day at around €12 for 3 courses but we prefer to eat off the main menu where every meal we have had there has been excellent and cooked to perfection. We have been back several times and are slowly working our way through the menu...

  • Visited June 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“boys trip to albufiera.....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

Magic!!! A few of us lads staying in Vale Navio , took the long walk into town looking for some food. We popped in here on a reccy at 6 for a pit stop. We stayed till midnight!!!
There was a mix up with one dish which, under normal circumstances, could have turned into a rammy, was saved by the totally genuine Ruth, whose remorse resulted in an apology from the recipient of the wrong steak.. Service is amazing and the food excellent. Pizza lovers should actually take a cab from the main drag and go for the diavola!!!! We also returned on our last night and found an amazing welcome with the same consistent, honest service.

  • Visited June 2014
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Gennaro A, Manager at Il Vesuvio, responded to this review, 5 June 2014
thank you from rute mat gennaro and isabel
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“So good we had to go back!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

During a break last week we tried this first as a family of 6, as mentioned by others Ruth is simply the most perfect host... My children wanted to take her home!! The menu of the day is 3 courses for 12 euro, my wife had deep fried Brie, med chicken and profiteroles. I ate off the main menu ...mussels to die for and the best calzone ever tasted...tiramisu to finish was a must. The children enjoyed pizza and pasta from adult and children menu and completed the night with fine ice cream. With wine and soft drinks a bargain at 85 euro for a family of six. We couldn't return home without a second visit and friends joined us last Friday for a table for 14, the food and attentive hosting continued to the same high standard and we all left with a longing to return. If your in the area this summer it's a must...

  • Visited May 2014
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Gennaro A, Manager at Il Vesuvio, responded to this review, 5 June 2014
thank you from rute mat isabel and gennaro
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