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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (26 reviews)
“pate” (19 reviews)
“sole” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua da Porta da Vila n. 18, Lagos 8600, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 445 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've visited this restaurant each time we've visited Lagos and each time I've been tempted by the catch of the day. We visited twice during this visit and were delighted that the food was perfect and excellent customer service. My husband did deviate and had...More

Thank pottypolly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So far the best restaurant I ever visited. Two dinners (pasta and seafood). My experience covers several restaurants around the world. This is the one that really deserves being in the White Guide. If you ever go to Lagos in Portugal. Use your smartphones navigator...More

Thank Tobbezars
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant had been recommended to us, but we were very disappointed with it. The waiting on staff looked bored. My husband ordered calamari to start, which he said was okay, but certainly not worth the price ( they were about 10 euros). I had...More

Thank rojer63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting Lagos for the past 10 years and every time we stay we try and try different restaurants each time. I Have to say having found the o Alcaide it is right up there on the top shelf and...More

1  Thank terence251
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Lagos is the jewel in the crown of the Algarve and this restaurant is a little gem. There are so many places to choose from to eat but ALCAIDE is top dollar. They aim to cook tasty dishes rather than just totally cover the plate...More

Thank seadog229
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wanted to have Seafood cataplana. No restaurant was eager to serve it for takeout. This Desperate to taste this dish I placed an order over the phone and they were happy to serve that in their own metal pan which they were happy to give...More

Thank SurajitRay
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This small restaurant is at the top end of the town but well worth going to. We were given pate, garlic butter with bread, sardines in garlic and garlic shrimp bruschetta style - they were all delicious. This was not ordered but provided as a...More

Thank valtmar
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Visited early on a Sunday evening. Friendly greeting by the chef/owner. Following the recommendations on TA we went with the couvert and so glad we did. A stunning selection of appetizers including shrimps and the most delightful pate. I had lamb chops for my main...More

Thank Adrian E
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We checked in to apartments nearby and our host had no hesitation in recommending this place. We visited on a Tuesday evening and were surprised to find the door locked as it had an open sign. The waiter opened the door for us and told...More

1  Thank apatz2015
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My wife and I have been visiting this restaurant since 2014. The menu has changed very little and the quality of the food is just as good as ever. The other aspect that does not seem to change is that the restaurant is often almost...More

Thank menstonsteve
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Ola boa tarde. My wife & I are coming to Lagos over the Christmas period. Will you be open then? We look forward to hearing from you. Obrigad
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$11 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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