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“Awesome”
Review of Buganvilla

Buganvilla
Ranked #36 of 158 Restaurants in Alvor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$13 - US$19
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Started with clams and followed by Steak on the Stone which was stunning. The customer service was great and very enjoyable night.

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Thank Toni D
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

We ate as a family of 5 who have all been here before, consequently when we arrived in Alvor it was first on my list.

I was originally recommended to go here by a friend who has lived in Alvor all his life, it's usually a good sign when you see locals in the restaurant as well as tourists. I loved the cod fish cakes that come as a cover along with olives, bread and sardine pate.

Most of us had the steaks cooked on the stone but I went for the Espedata which is essentially a skewer like a kebab compromising of either chicken, pork, beef, they even do one made with monkfish. It also has onions, tomato and chourico. Remember this is Portugal so it's chourico not chorizo.

The Espetada arrives on it's own hook and it is hung next to your plate above a flame, it really creates quite a scene and looks as good as it tastes. Don't go to Alvor without coming here for a meal, I've eaten all over Portugal and this is as authentic as it gets

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2  Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

This is a restaurant I have been going to for nearly 15 years everytime I go back to Alvor I dine there it is beautiful

2  Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

A return visit after a few years. Has improved. Steak on a stone was just great and the Prawn starter was a more robust affair than in previous years. A little dearer that nearby competitors but highly recommended.

Thank Ybabobmij
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

Have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed.
The fresh fish is among the best in Alvor if not THE best, particularly the bream and sea bass.
Also very good is steak on a stone. The owner and his family provide a warm welcome whenever we visit and the service is always very good.
The décor is basic and typical of a Portuguese family restaurant. It is very popular with locals and tourists alike.
House wine is good and very cheap
Definitely one of our favourites in Alvor.

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1  Thank JCO_7
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