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Os Arcos Restaurante

Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
+351 289 513 460
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“black pig” (63 reviews)
“sea bass” (93 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful food and atmosphere. Host has a great demeanour and works his butt off serving on his own. Even made time to crack a joke based on similarities between a Portuguese name for a variety of fish and a rude word in Polish (my wife...More

Thank bobdogavitch
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second time I've been here with my wife. On separate holidays. The food is excellent. I had fillet steak in os arcos sauce. With a glass of house red.

Thank gaz-wilko
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are non-meat eaters and were very excited about the reviews of Os Arcos. It didn't disappoint! We were offered some amazing fresh fish and chose to share a sea bream from today's catch. We left it in the chef's hands and had the most...More

Thank wendover_haggis
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was sadness in my heart having to leave this restaurant after our delicious meal, luckily the black pig left my soul full of joy. Never expected such an authentic Portuguese experience so close to the strip of the Old Town. We arrived at around...More

7  Thank dweeds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place 2 years ago and knew we would return, great location just off the old square. It's only a small family run place so you need to book. Food is great, he loves his fish usually having a choice of 4 or...More

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was very poor as only one member of staff waited on the entire restaurant. Waited 20 mins to get a drink. Starter arrived after another 25mins with the main course eventually arriving after another 40 mins. Didn't hang around for dessert. Could see other...More

Thank Dec M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this restaurant! We had the monkfish dish for two and it was absolutely spectacular. We have been trying to reverse engineer it since we left so we can try and make it at home! Lovely authentic atmosphere and nice service too. Lots of...More

Thank MikeKellyIE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read about this place on Trip advisor about 3years ago and decided to try it. Booking necessary, I have seen many people enter the restaurant and be turned away because the place was either full or booked to capacity. Only one waiter (owner),so you may...More

Thank arobinson2003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited Albufeira every year for past 7 years. Visited here 3 times in past 2 weeks. Love this restaurant. Great for fish. We order the fresh fish of the day. Can be expensive but always worth it.

2  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always book as this restaurant is popular & rightly so.I love the Sea Bass which is filleted at the table, my husband enjoys the Black Pork.Delicious deserts of warm chocolate cake & cheesecake made for an excellent meal. This is a charming restaurant with a...More

Thank kittyHove
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I book a table for 2 adults next Tuesday evening around 8pm? Thank you lynsey Robb
27 June 2017|
Response from Lynsabell |
That's the 4th July 2017
John P
do you have any contact details or email address please to allow me to make a booking?
3 April 2017|
Response from CCFCfan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't. We walked in when it was open to make our reservations.
John P
HI would you be able to accommodate 10 of us on Sunday 9th April at about 8pm please?
28 March 2017|
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Response from Cath M | Reviewed this property |
You need to go the restaurant and book.The early the better. Well worth a visit. Enjoy😘
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alves Correia 25, Albufeira 8200-090, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 513 460
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