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Monica's Restaurant

Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
+351 964 850 669
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited this restaurant last week with friends. Our first visit was so good we returned for Sunday lunch. Food was excellent, staff amazing and best of all the chef cooked separately for one of our party is coeliac. How about that. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jeannie A
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have just returned from a weekend with a group of girl friends in Val de Lobo and we had such a great time on Friday night at Monica's that we went back for a late Sunday lunch before we left. The service was amazing...More

Thank kate538
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited with friends on a Sunday evening. It was a cold night so we asked for a table indoors. It was early, 7pm so we thought we could be served quickly and leave before 8.30 pm. The girl who showed us to a table...More

Thank Bryn G
MonicasRestaurant, Owner at Monica's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, You must be confused or got the wrong restaurant review written, rudeness at Monica's does not happen, there are place where that may happen, not here at Monica's, this is our life and our guests are our life, so we live to welcome and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We love this place so much, we were in Portugal for only 4 days but ate here twice. The food is fantastic and the staff are so friendly and make sure you enjoy your expierience. One of us is gluten free and the options were...More

Thank Morningside22
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Another excellent Sunday lunch with friends and family. Great selection of various breads served warm as a couvert. The polvo (octopus) salad starter was so tender, served with sliced potato and chopped salad. The broccoli soup was also well received as was the terrine. Main...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 days ago

As said in previous reviews Monicas is so brilliant. Luis and Monica and all the staff are all super. The weather was brilliant so we ate outside, the food was to the same high standard as we have come to expect. Only unfortunate thing is...More

Thank Fleur342015
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are lots of great restaurants in the Algarve, but this one really stood out on our recent visit. The best meal we had on our holiday and anywhere recently to be honest. 3 of our party had the Beef Wellington, which was absolutely delicious...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service and excellent value for money. We particularly like the filllet steaks, the steak pie and the wonderful Sunday lunches served in winter. The atmosphere is perfect . Ate here again tonight and will be back on Sunday if not sooner.

Thank Traveler698958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monica's has become a favourite of ours on our regular visits to The Algarve. Upon arrival you tend to be met by one of the owners, a young couple who now have a couple of venues and they are supported by some excellent staff. The...More

Thank Craige1959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this restaurant by accident last nite .Its a gem . Ticked all the boxes . Excellent food , excellent service by people who actually cared , and very good value .Will Defo put on list of “ regular restaurant to visit “ now ....More

Thank Paul B
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Questions & Answers
25 July 2018|
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Response from MonicasRestaurant | Property representative |
Hello, yes we have various options. Kindest regards Luís & Monica
25 July 2018|
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Response from jan g | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know, but the owners are extremely helpful and pleasant, and I feel sure that they would accommodate you if at all possible. Perhaps you could telephone in advance.
29 July 2017|
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Response from Dodgied | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we ate in the evening also so not sure we had to book as it was very busy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$58
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo, Loule 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule  >  Almancil  >  Vale do Lobo
  • Phone Number: +351 964 850 669
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