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Restaurante O Alcaide

Rua da Porta da Vila n. 18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
+351 282 789 309
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (26 reviews)
“pate” (19 reviews)
“sole” (19 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua da Porta da Vila n. 18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hy guys, The door was closed and locked, you used a key to open it, so please don't try to mislead the readers. After letting us in, you have told us that 'So what if you came from far away to eat here?'. Also after...More

Thank Vaciu B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice family reataurant. Had a marvellous Châteabriand and very good service. Had a great vine recommendation, so the overall conclusion is a memorable evening.

Thank LeifXII
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found this amazing place... oh wait, that's another place.. or maybe all other places. First, we arrived at a closed door. Even without a reservation this is not acceptable in this world. We walked half an hour to this based on reviews just to...More

1  Thank Flavia M
LucioDias, Owner at Restaurante O Alcaide, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, first of all Flavia the door was closed cause a client asked to close it because was cold outside, second reservation is not mandatory , but i have to ask since i was expecting guests that reserved, third you were the last ones to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place! It feels like I have my own chef. I have been there so many times and the quality of the food is amazing. I would definitely recommend Chateaubriand! Order the pepper sauce! You don't need to use salt and pepper. You will also...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here after reading a lot of good reviews and expected a nice dinner.. Honestly the food was ok, but nothing special & not sure it is italian or just amateur italian food interpretation. And sorry guys, prices are too high for this kind of...More

1  Thank aisterak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, quite, well hidden family restaurant, well worth the effort to find and visit. Uncomplicated quality dishes expertly prepared. Varied menu covers most budgets, personal favourites bring Rack of Lamb and Chateaubriand. House wines reasonably priced and highly drinkable. Numerous visits - this restaurant never...More

Thank ratkiller2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small and unpretentious, but the food and service really were perfect. A lot less money than some others we have tried, so on that basis it could be the best and should be the fist to recommend if you like fine food.

Thank Big_G_1962
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A lovely little restaurant, everything takes a little longer in true Portuguese style but we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We had the beef carpaccio to start, a lovely bottle of red wine from Douro region & two different types of shrimp pasta all very reasonably...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night, 4 adults and 4 children. It was fantastic. I cannot recommend enough. Really good food, reasonably priced and amazing service. The lamb was divine. It is quite unpretentious, it seems to be all about the food. We will definitely go...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I ate here twice on this visit, both at lunch time. My starter on the first visit was Fried shrimps and Garlic, on the second I had the Clams. Both were sublime, fantastic and fresh I had the same main, a wonderful fried Sole. Very...More

Thank AlexWembley
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8 September 2017|
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Response from LucioDias | Property representative |
Call +351 282 789 309 to make reservations pls!
12 November 2015|
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Response from LucioDias | Property representative |
Hello we are gong to close on 23,24 and 25 during Dezember!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$38
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Porta da Vila n. 18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 789 309
Welcome to Restaurant 'O Alcaide', a very nice place for lunch or dinner in a family atmosphere, a delicious meal accompanied by good wine. Come and see our specialties!Opened in September 2009, O Alcaide is located at Rua Porta da Vila, near the Fire Department in Lagos. O Alcaide is the ideal place to enjoy your meal in a relaxed and familiar ambient. O Alcaide is open everyday for lunch and dinner.
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