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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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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (29 reviews)
“beef wellington” (13 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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1 - 10 of 274 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We've had some lovely meals in restaurants in Quinta do Lago over the years and this was up there with the best of them! The food was absolutely delicious. The fillet steak was incredibly tender and my husband said they the Beef Wellington was the...More

Thank Jo O
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Super location by the sea, live entertainment was great, service spot on, staff friendly, food was ok, garlic prawns have had far better in canaries and fillet steak was ok, nothing like we have at home though. So to sum up really good location staff...More

Thank Caledonia1320
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Can't fault this restaurant. Warm welcome, impeccable service and delicious tasty food seasoned delicately.

Thank Lynn T
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

First visit but definitely won't be our last. Most enjoyable and a completely different evening, we shared quite a lot of different tapas between us and they were all great - I love sampling something new and this way you aren't over-faced and wouldn't feel...More

Thank plumble
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Best meat that we had in val de Lobo and one of the cheaper ones. Excellent service and atmosphere and very much worth the visit.

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 November 2017

There are so many pretentious restaurants around the golden triangle that fail to deliver good food and friendly service. This place is the opposite. They have nailed it by doing the basics well. They serve great food in what feels like their own home. The...More

Thank Bex99Portugal
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Another excellent Sunday lunch. Homemade bread selection, vegetable soup, octopus salad followed by roast beef, pork and chicken. Desserts were lemon cheesecake, apple crumble and custard and a cheese fondant. Super food with excellent service. Good value at €18 for three courses.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

When Luis and Monica and the team left Almancil we were really upset and Val de Lobo is a long way for us hill people to travel but we decided to bite the bullet book a cab and take a look: we should have done...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Back again for a short break early this month, had the usual warm welcome from Luis, Monica and the rest of the staff. The food was second to none as we have come to expect from Monicas. As I have said before the decor here...More

Thank Fleur342015
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

A really lovely evening, great food, we started with Tapas followed by seafood curry for himself and steak for me - excellent. Understated, friendly charming staff - and quite reasonably priced.

Thank Mrs Susan J
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Questions & Answers
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
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$61
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
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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