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2 Passos

Praia do Ancao, Almancil 8136-905, Portugal
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (27 reviews)
“sea bass” (31 reviews)
“brown rice” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Praia do Ancao, Almancil 8136-905, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful beach front restaurant, casual and relaxed, but it's not a beach bar, so don't turn up in your swimwear with a sarong! Wonderful fresh fish and seafood, good wine and charming service. Obviously all of the above does not come cheap...More

2  Thank CTAlgarve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very good restaurant serving excellent fresh fish in a stunning setting overlooking the beautiful sandy dunes and beach. Very pleasant and efficient staff. Definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank Philip893
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Have been coming here since they began. Never disappoints. My favourite restruant to eat ever !!! Situation is perfect. Staff and service superb. Food and drinks exceptional. Super basic interior with extremely high standards of cleanliness We came in June August & September in 2017...More

2  Thank Yorkiejoblingpurser
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Informal, no fuss, very good fresh food, some good wines, a light airy restaurant with a view and access to the beach, what’s not to like! Salt bake sea bass, turbot, split prawns in chilli and garlic butter very good indeed. This was the best...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Had not been back to Passos for a few years, but the food was as good as ever - fish of course. The new modern restaurant can hardly be called a beach bar any more and it lacks the character of earlier incarnations! Staff helpful...More

1  Thank bgolfm
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Just go for the local style lobster casserole - so fresh you meet your lobsters pre meal! Lovely creamy Portuguese light curry sauce with African rice accompaniment - worth the money and the restaurant is fantastic- great setting above the beach

1  Thank spetsesforever
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful Restaurant in a picturesque setting. Great food and ambience. Only problem is that they forgot to clean the prawns before serving..see photos. For an upmarket, expensive restaurant, surely you can make the effort to remove the digestive tract of the prawns....not very appetizing. The...More

1  Thank Bdcz
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The staff are the best part of this resturant. This place is extremely busy! Yet they try their hardest to fit you in and accommodate you. Be careful if you get carried away ordering as the bill can easily rack up high. The large prawns...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I’m counting the days to go back eating there.. I have loved everything... the situation, the view, the service, the staff, the food.. I had the chance to visit the kitchen and I rarely saw a place so clean.. We ate there, fish of course,...More

1  Thank Corinnezi
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A beautiful venue and a very good lunch with charming staff. We returned because the house special prawns, the ones with the garlic, and chilli sauce are so good, especially with the house rice and bread to soak it all up ! The only reason...More

1  Thank andyash61
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Jack W
8 December 2017|
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Response from andyash61 | Reviewed this property |
2 Passos will be closed, Maria's will be open but I would imagine pretty booked up by now.
Guy W
16 June 2017|
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Response from 941citytraveller2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if there is a children's menu but while I have seen kids there I don't associate it with a place I would take kids. It is a little too expensive and the ambiance if definitely more adult
9 July 2015|
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Response from Kerry M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - we went for a drink one night and booked while we were there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia do Ancao, Almancil 8136-905, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
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