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A Cantina

Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
+351 289 580 387
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (43 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We dined at this fine dining establishment all week in our half board package. We had a choice of 2 starters, meat or fresh fish main, choice of 2 desserts. €16.50 per person. The quality and flavour of the food was excellent. The bar is...More

Thank michelle g
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is at the higher end of the many local places in this area. It has a nice selection of dishes served to perfection with very pleasant staff and good service. A little on the pricey side but well worth it.

Thank CanaryHucks
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Just had a lovely meal at A Cantina - naturally friendly waiters with great service and tasty food! Recommend the monkfish and prawn kebab.

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 18 September 2017

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

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 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 21 August 2017 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
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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
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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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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