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Restaurant Rio A Vista

Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 048 562
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (13 reviews)
“kebabs” (7 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love this restaurant and returned this year for another great meal. The prawns on a skewer were delicious. Other family members had Portuguese steak and cataplana which were all first class. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely return next year.

Thank zed1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A long standing restaurant on the now noisy & more brash part on the Main Street up from the harbour. The traditional selection of Portuguese fish and meat dishes, we sat on the terrace next to the passing masses, devoured bread, olives and beer before...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly. Excellent sardines and sea bass and very family-friendly with my unhungary 14 year old bring happily allowed to eat from the children's menu. Great location in the middle of the main tourist street.

1  Thank adalgarno
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Nice little restaurant, as the weather was hot we asked for a table upstairs at the window which gives you a lovely view of what is going on down the street, my husband had portugese steak cooked in the traditional tin dish which he said...More

1  Thank bambam10
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is generally a busy restaurant well situated in Alvor. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere is welcoming, there's a good value wine list with food that was good but not special!

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had 2 very nice meals here - staff are friendly & efficient, Food was really nice (altho' not really memorable), wine was good. Value was excellent

Thank Kazzrat
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Lovely food, great service and such great value for money. Hanging monk fish kebab and steak Portuguese style couldn't be faulted. Cheesecake and ice cream - yummy.

Thank Angela Q
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

15 years ago we brought our children here for the fantastic kebabs. It lived up to our memories beautiful food with fantastic service. I hope to come back again, maybe with the grandkids?

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Loved it here Would really like to know what the cheese starter is though so i can try get some back in England. It was amazing!!

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were greeted and treated in a very friendly, respectful and efficient manner from start to finish. Both the male waiters on duty on Wednesday 5th October 2016, were super nice and made us feel very welcomed. I was thrilled to be able to have...More

Thank NewlyMrsG
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24 June 2015|
Response from Kitchener50 | Reviewed this property |
It always closes on a Sunday and they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 048 562
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