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A Cantina

Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
+351 289 580 387
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (42 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
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Reviews (173)
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1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the set menu for €10.50. Reasonable choice of three courses with wine, beer or soft drink. Great value.

Thank Hildabyoung48
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little place! Perfect from start to finish! Get given a wee glass of prosecco on arrival and a complimentary nibble. It really is just a touch of class. Service was out of this world. I had the goats cheese salad then the chateubriand and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb restaurant with delicious food and good and friendly service. Good Portuguese food with great variety. A brise of fresh air in the offer of restaurants in the surrounding area because their menu's all show the same dishes. Beautiful wine list with a good mix...More

Thank Petrosello
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was lovely to have a varied menu of quality food. I had salmon and my husband had pork. Both came with tasty sides that really enhanced to meals we chose. The service was excellent and the little touches of tasters and a small glass...More

Thank goldenbonnie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This unassuming restaurant offers amazing value €10.50 for 3 courses, wine (half a litre per person or a beer) and coffee. The staff are very welcoming and the food was really good, I had grilled Halibut and it was beautifully cooked. Lots of locals eat...More

Thank Nanajean16
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We have been visiting this restaurant for years and the standard of service and quality of food gets better. It was our best dining experience this year. Try the crepes!! The staff are truly interested in you having a lovely dining experience.

Thank gpalin2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Plenty of choice and very popular with locals and holidaymakers. You get a jug of white or red wine for every table, although taste was acidy. Personally I didn't rate my meal of cod fish as it was full of bones and I left most...More

Thank dorothybird
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Already eaten there on four occasions this holiday. It's a lovely restaurant with very pleasant well mannered staff. We have dined with family and as a couple and the food has been excellent. We love the complimentary Prosecco on arrival and the lovely little appetisers...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

As guests at the adjoining Oceanus hotel, we decided to treat ourselves to a meal at the A Cantina restaurant. The main waiter in particular (who served us during the day when we were at the small pool) was a true gentlemen in all senses...More

Thank Podojojo
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We are currently halfway through a two-week stay in Olhos d'Agua and we eat at A Cantina every evening. From beginning to end, the eating experience is outstanding. The welcome is warm, the ambiance is friendly and the food is superb. Full marks to all...More

Thank Chris B
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Is this restaurant open for lunch? Also is it child friendly?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Chris B | Reviewed this property |
It's child-friendly in that they feed children as well as adults. As far as I know, they don't have toys, etc., for kids to play with - it is a restaurant, after all. Do try it. You won't be disappointed; I promise you. Not... More
patricia n
How to get to it from olhas beach
27 May 2017|
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Response from Graham T | Reviewed this property |
up the hill turn left to the big supermarket. Past the supermarket on the same side about 200 yards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada de Albufeira, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-609, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Olhos de Agua
  • Phone Number: +351 289 580 387
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