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Ambrosia & Nectar

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Rua 25 de Abril, 55 | Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-647, Portugal
+351 962 987 332
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 23:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a two years absence nothing has changed. Great food at a fair price with wonderful service from our old friend João and the staff. This establishment has the most varied menu in Olhos D'Agua that caters for all tastes.

Thank Jymbo
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go here. We ended up eating here three times on our stay in the Algarve. The staff were so friendly and treated you as if you were family. We stumbled across it after walking by - the place was heaving and had a good atmosphere. By far the best place we tried in Olhos de Agua which is a real... More 

Thank TravelBunny1978
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

By far the best meal we had on our trip to the area. Fish was so fresh and tasty and great value the interior is very quaint and true Portuguese lovely atmosphere - a must visit

Thank Vikki F
South Shields, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

If you are ok to wait for hours to be served , and have to ask 3-4 times for a menu , then this is the place for you .as for the food , fillet of sea bass with more bones in it than a graveyard, and a bland sword fish steak , even got told off for daring to... More 

Thank dmand65
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Although the food was nice i was suprised that when i ordered peri peri chicken, the chicken wasnt breast but small wings & drumsticks & the peri peri was in a small bottle. I guess i thought the chicken would have been marinated before cooking having said that the food was nice. Service a little slow as it was busy... More 

Thank LyndaPage
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visit this restaurant on a regular basis. It's our favourite. The lobster is amazing .you have preorder the day before.the monk fish is fantastic to.the cataplana is superb .lamb chops are luvly an steak .not to mention the staff are FANTASTIC AND WILL ACCOMMODATE YOU ANYWAY THEY CAN LOOKING FORWARD TO GOING BACK THERE IN FEW MONTHS .

Thank Dorothy D
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews on TA, decided to try this restaurant and was not disappointed. We were made to feel very welcome and the service was attentive without being overbearing. The garlic bread starter was delicious but the star if the meal was definitely the salmon. Very generous portion, cooked to perfection. I would highly recommend a visit if you are... More 

Thank Freda M
Wigan, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is the second time we have been to this Resturant and again left unimpressed with the food. The staff worked hard and were very plesant but the meal was not great. In fact we would have been better off staying in our A/I Hotel but we are keen to suport the local Village Buisnesses. The starter of Prawn Cocktail... More 

Thank Mike329
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant and it was quaint, but in decent standing. On the recommendation of TripAdvisor, we thought we'd check it out. We did have a okay experience, but there was little in way of ambiance from the seating we selected near the entrance. At first, the waiting staff was very attentive, and we felt it was even... More 

Thank Shaun P
Norwich, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to this part of the Algarve for fifteen years and this is one of the best places to eat. Located half way down the hill in Olhos de Agua it has many repeat customers. Whilst not enjoying the views further down , the food is good honest Portuguese fare with good service and reasonable prices. Family... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$20
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 25 de Abril, 55 | Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal, Olhos de Agua, Albufeira 8200-647, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Olhos de Agua
  • Phone Number: +351 962 987 332
Founded in 1980, this restaurant has dedicated itself and has worked very hard to bring the traditional flavors of Portuguese cuisine to every corner of the world, because we believe that catering is one of the most important factors of tourist loyalty...Come and enjoy traditional cuisine in the heart of Olhos de Agua!probably Best restaurant in the Albufeira,Algarve, No.1 Restaurant with delicious cuisine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?