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Restaurante Ruccula

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Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
+351 965 839 902
18:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited twice this week with friends and must say had some of the best food I've had on holiday. Chicken liver starter was delicious as were the prawns. Main courses of sea bass, fillet steak prawns and chicken curry excellent. The staff are efficient and very friendly and service first class. If you get the chance to go here you... More 

Thank Trevor R
Alvor, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Family run restaurant. Eaten here loads of times as the food is wonderful and the staff are attentive and friendly. You have to book months in advance to get in as it's so popular but they will try and fit you in if they can.

Thank eileenlee59
Conwy, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food, amazing people. Best restaurant in town no doubt about it. Thank you Bella, Claudia, Paulo, Fernando, Ze Paulo, Richard and the chefs for always making it a great experience.

Thank Alice J
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The greeting by members of the family ~ outstanding The food prepared by Richard ~ international class Hence great value for money

Thank Iain S
Omagh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

very lucky to get a seat we had not booked but were luck there was a cancellation the food and service are really top class.

Thank Matt K
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

beautiful fresh food, great choice. delicious gratin potatoes. leave room for the scrumptious desserts! staff very welcoming and friendly. make sure you book

Thank 375tony
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

To be blunt totally perfect meal - excellent wine, fantastic food, brilliant staff, great atmosphere - just go ( book well in advance as it is so popular) it is a real treat.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here twice on February, thanks to the reviews.The quality of the food and service as on this occasion were excellent. I had the smoked salmon followed by the lamb shank both were perfectly prepared and as delicious as previously experienced. On occasion I take TripAdvisor s reviews with a pinch of salt,however as far as Ruccula is concerned... More 

Thank Sandy01Harrogate
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just been for our 3rd time to this restaurant and what s fantastic evening too. The pork fillet was fantastic as was the lamb shank, an absolute treat, just as good as the last time. I would advise making a reservation as they get very busy.

Thank Metroharrogate
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3rd time visiting Ruccula. Recommend to book as it's busy! Food is 10 out of 10. Staff are always so helpful and kind. I normally have a steak and my partner normally fish. But whatever you order it's always tasty and fresh. Thanks for such a good visit all the time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 965 839 902

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