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A Cantina

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Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
+351 289 580 387
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85 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We have donned here twice now and found the food to be excellent, the staff are friendly and accommodating. Yes there are many good places to eat locally but if you want something that feels just a bit more like a restaurant with ambiance this is a place to try...

Thank Patroni2013
Wrotham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Lovely place to eat service is good restaurant spotless and food very good Have the steak on the stone it is brilliant we asked for vegetables to go with the order instead of the usual chips and was served with saute potatoes runner beans and carrots

Thank terence B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Lovely food, set menu for 10.95 euro, 4 courses plus a drink of either beer, wine or a soft drink, well worth a visit if your in the area. Very helpful staff, food cooked to perfection.

Thank davidjscanns
Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Having been to thus restaurant in a previous visit we were looking forward to eating here again. Sadly it was not an enjoyable experience. Our waiter made us feel like we were an inconvenience , our meal took 40 minutes to arrive and whilst our meals were very tasty mine wasn't what I'd ordered. Unfortunately, nobody came to ask if... More 

Thank Teresa T
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I came here for my birthday as we were staying next door. The food was lovely and the way it was set down. Service was 11/10 Pedro and joaeem was lovely could not have been more attentive very nice young men

Thank margaret18653
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wanted a steak,always get a nice one here.Just asked for fillet entrecôte steak.Never disappointed. Excellent value too.Starter of soups,vegetable and French onion,delicious!! Service was very quick and efficient, will return definitely.

Thank Jean B
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174 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great experience to cook your own steak on a stone. The cut of meat was to notch. Really enjoyed this restaurant and would recommend.

Thank 664raymondm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service, some of the best service we received whilst on holiday. A good choice of meat and fish dishes, especially steaks. We decided to eat here twice as the service was so good. We managed to book a table to day before very easily. I would definitely recommend.

Thank Traveller23232323
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here twice during our week stay. Was very sceptical after a bad experience in previous years. What a change! Fantastic food and service! We had sangria, beers 2 starters and main meals and came to 65 euros, was really impressed

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The steak here is to die for. We went twice during our holiday and all had different steaks (some chateaubriand, some on the stone, some with Portuguese sauce) and they were all wonderful. Service was spot on. Also enjoyed some lovely traditional port and sangria here. Would fully recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Olhos de Agua
  • Phone Number: +351 289 580 387

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?