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Monica's Restaurant

Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
+351 964 850 669
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (35 reviews)
“beef wellington” (18 reviews)
“fish curry” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just set off the main road is this hidden gem of a restaurant, fabulous atmosphere very attentive staff and then the food and wine, we had the fish curry and the chicken which were excellently cooked it was the best meal we had all holiday....More

Thank Nightowl556
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Monica’s in June this year for the first time. Wonderful fillet steak, house wines were very good and chilled to perfection. Very friendly staff. Nice setting. Will definitely return. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Thank spondie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spend a lot of time in Italy and if you were to ignore the accents around you this would rate amongst the top trattorias in Roma. Superb service, accommodating to special requests from our 10 yr old, great food mainly owing to top quality...More

Thank PolePostionTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I have tried Steak all over the world and when we visited Monica’s we were gob smacked. Service, brilliant. Atmosphere, Gorgeous. Steak...World Class! If you don’t visit this place on your stay in Vale Do Lobo, you are seriously missing out !!

Thank aimeehughes2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Monicas. Food was superb. Service excellent too. A family run restaurant where all the staff were friendly and welcoming. We were initially a tad worried as we had reservations for 8pm and arrived on time but were the first/only customers....More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with our 2 daughters. The owner and staff were so welcoming. The staff especially went out of their way to make our daughters have a wonderful night. All so friendly. An amazing veggie plate to try for vegetarians too. Food and drink...More

Thank Chloe N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First ever visit. Staff were friendly & accommodated my wife & I without booking. Food was OK nothing more. We both agreed it was expensive for our two courses. They have a very weak starter selection. Service from the kitchen was slow. Will not be...More

Thank BigBrian_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the third year running....whole family ages ranging from 20-87 !! As always a lovely time, friendly welicoming staff and the food as always wonderful and as my family tease me as I say 'Devine ' the fish risotto my favourite . My two...More

Thank thewales7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Monica’s as I wanted to go on our last visit, but didn’t get time. It’s also had some great reviews recently, so we chose to go on a night off from the kids Sadly we should have stayed at Maria’s and not...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a family meal, absolute class food and service as always!! Louis is an amazing host and is supported by an equally great and attentive team. The Beef Wellington is to die for as Is the Fish Curry. The Tapas is ridiculous and...More

1  Thank simeej74
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
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
9 July 2017|
Response from Luis D | Property representative |
Hello, Monday is our closing day! Thank you Luis & Monica
9 July 2017|
Response from Fleur342015 | Reviewed this property |
No I am sure Monday is their one day closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - 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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vale do Lobo
  • Phone Number: +351 964 850 669
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