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O Catraio

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Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
+351 938 186 637
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Bosham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the Town Square and with quite a few locals eating there daily. Had a fantastic Bass there one day and then a traditional Portuguese Cod Dish the next. Not a big place but well looked after and service was quick and pleasant. There is a standard menu but they also write up what catch of the day... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant, attentive staff, great food, not rocket science, this place has got it right. Highly recommended!!

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and good value for money. We used the restaurant every evening for the duration of our stay in Albufeira Old Town.

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Thank Linda S
Toddington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here. I had the chicken escalope which was very tasty. By the looks of it my wife enjoyed her spaghetti carbonara and They made fish fingers, chips and rice for my Daughter. Of which she ate a fair bit. The bill was cheaper than expected for the standard and food we ate. And the place looked... More 

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Berlin
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79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a regular here for 7 years now and have never been disappointed by the quality of the starters, mains and puddings. Always very good value for money. Always excellent service. My only wish is that the pre-packed portions of butter, cheese spread and paté which form part of the couvert were fresh. Individual Queijo Seco has appeared on the... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Portugal for two weeks and this small place won our hearts with a really nice and mindful service. Also the sea bass dish was delicious. Definetely worth a visit while in Albufeira.

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Thank Viljar V
Kent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Read the excellent reviews on TripAdvisor and can only reinforce what everyone else is saying. Great menu and quaint restaurant in a side street. Wonderful service and beautiful fresh food. I had the grilled sole and my husbands chicken kebab was equally delicious. Don't miss this one!

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Thank Joanne S
merseyside
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A lovely family run restaurant . Good food and pleasant surroundings. Staff friendly and polite. We have been many times and never disappointed. Reasonably priced too.

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Crieff, Scotland
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We decided to try this little restaurant as the one we were heading for (os Arcos) was closed on a sunday. I didn't enjoy the couvert. It wasn't home made pate and it tasted like the fish paste you used to get in your sandwiches when you were little. The mains were good. I had the dourada and hubby and... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

loved eating here. Good size portions. Great wine. Great prices too. Recommend. Family who own it are very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 938 186 637

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?