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Cactos II

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Bar, British, Pub
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Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao 8500-002, Portugal
+351 282 496 248
12:01 - 01:00
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Alvor, Portugal
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a drink here our first night in Alvor, met Monika the owner. She was delightful and made us feel very welcome. Will go for a meal sometime as everything looked very nice and prices are reasonable.

2 Thank Wiajarrett
Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Just to inform everyone that I have just been informed Mark & Ali (hosts) have sold the bar. Nothing to add really apart from wishing them both the very best for the future.

9 Thank Debbie M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

A great little gem in the heart of Alvor. We had often heard of Cactos II but only got around to visiting this year. Fantastic for snacks and happy hour. Very reasonably priced and staff great. We only went there towards the end of our stay but will definitely return

Thank hijacs
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Very cheap beer. Lovely snacks and really fun staff. to top it all at night the owner comes along and plays guitar and sings.

Thank Craghopper2
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited this bar most lunch times for a few beers and a snack.Very friendly barman (Jonnie).Excellent service and a nice place to sit in the sun and not to noisy.

Thank philwirral2015
Northumberland, England
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125 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The service, atmosphere and drinks were all very good and we made sure we went here every night on the way back to our hotel.

Thank Richiewoodhouse
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, Happy hour is a great plus. Free wifi too. Wish we found it earlier. Food was good too.

Thank 820lorraine
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visited 3 times during day or early evening. 1€ a pint remains the cost of an ice cold pint of Super Bock until 9pm. Staff always friendly & bar really clean & tidy

Thank DudleyLen
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review More 

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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Been coming here for a couple of years but felt we will not go back sat down with a couple of friends we met and didn't get a warm welcome only been there 5mins and the man down abit from us who we had seen in the day said something to me and I said something back and was told... More 

Thank Portugal103
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

We're sorry that you were disappointed in your visit. You will remember our bar was very busy & we were doing our best to provide a good standard of service to all our customers. You were very keen to talk & asked me numerous questions and asked me to give advice to your friends about buying a property in Portugal.... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Yet again, Ali and Mark never fail to remember you and make you feel like you are a local that was in a couple of weeks ago. Fab music and comic act from Mark and great prices and location.

Thank Jan Jan R
CactosBar, Owner at Cactos II, responded to this review

You are hard to forget! Thanks so much for you review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
12:01 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Barca | Dunas Do Alvor Complex, Alvor, Portimao 8500-002, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 496 248
As well as being popular for the night time live music in our clean and comfortable bar, we also have a large sunny terrace near the swimming pool at the Apartments Dunas do Alvor. We hope you will find it a perfect place to relax in the sun or enjoy those long summer nights. We have a tasty snack menu from midday to 3pm and a variety of special offers on drinks during the day, with our €1 large Super Bocks and €2.50 Cocktail Specials being especially popular. We offer only brand name spirits and hope that you will find the perfect mix of pleasant surroundings, friendly staff and outstanding value for your money.We have live music every night and show Sky Sports/Setanta and ESPN for major sports events. We look forward to meeting you!

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