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A Cantina

Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
+351 289 580 387
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (43 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We dined here recently having walked out of Cabrita for bad service and we were not disappointed. The menu has changed from recent years and it is now more of a high end dining experience rather than "just another Portuguese restaurant". The service was efficient...More

Thank anniem757
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends & I ate at A Cantina tonight. What a breath of fresh air from the Portuguese norm... Nothing wrong with some other good local restaurants and we have been in most, but A Cantina is differentiating itself from the rest by serving great...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice as we were staying in the attached 'Oceanus Aparthotel'.Got a complimentary glass of prosecco & nibbles on arrival. Good chpive on the menu-fish,red meat,vegetarian etc. I had a delicious goats cheese salad as a starter-so tasty & chicken breast as mains(around 15...More

Thank noelle52
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, lovely people, a bit more pricey than others in the area.a nice experience with nice touches, made to feel welcome. Steak on a stone amazing!!

Thank Clare C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

On entering made you welcome & gave you a glass of cava on the hse. High standards of food & presentation. Staff recommend & take a pride in their menue, also your comments. Well worth a visit.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We had to wait 30 minutes for our staters which we're average enough. Another 30 minutes for our main course and the chicken Brest was raw in the centre. Hardly an apology and just cooked it a little more instead of replacing it. Didn't give...More

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 14 July 2017

An absolute hidden gem, the best restaurant in Olhos D'Agua! Food is A La Carte standard and very reasonable. Free glass of Prosecco on arrival along with some complimentary nibbles. We had 3 courses each and wine and it came to 70 Euros which I...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We had the set menu for €10.50. Reasonable choice of three courses with wine, beer or soft drink. Great value.

Thank Hildabyoung48
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This little place! Perfect from start to finish! Get given a wee glass of prosecco on arrival and a complimentary nibble. It really is just a touch of class. Service was out of this world. I had the goats cheese salad then the chateubriand and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Superb restaurant with delicious food and good and friendly service. Good Portuguese food with great variety. A brise of fresh air in the offer of restaurants in the surrounding area because their menu's all show the same dishes. Beautiful wine list with a good mix...More

Thank Petrosello
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15 June 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
It's child-friendly in that they feed children as well as adults. As far as I know, they don't have toys, etc., for kids to play with - it is a restaurant, after all. Do try it. You won't be disappointed; I promise you. Not... More
patricia n
27 May 2017|
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Response from Graham T | Reviewed this property |
up the hill turn left to the big supermarket. Past the supermarket on the same side about 200 yards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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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