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Restaurante O Alcaide

Rua da Porta da Vila, 18, Lagos 8600-547, Portugal
+351 282 789 309
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“sole” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Rua da Porta da Vila, 18, Lagos 8600-547, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I truly can’t understand the very few reviews that condemn this nice little restaurant. Yes, it’s small, you really need to book, the food is freshly (and well) cooked to order and if you arrive when they’re busy you may have a wait. But it’s...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been visiting this restaurant 3 - 4 times per year for the past 5 years It is simply the best eating experience in the whole of the town. The fresh fish is served with the most delicious roasted garlic sauce and the meat...More

Thank Janice S
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little restaurant. It’s unpretentious, a little difficult to find but a gem of a restaurant. The owner is the chef and two waiters manage the restaurant in a good old fashioned traditional manner. Service is prompt and the food delicious. Lamb and...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This is off the main streets of Lagos town which is abundant with restaurants and that’s probably why it’s so special. The food was really beautifully cooked and tasted very fresh. Well marinated and spiced and a really lovely decor inside. Perhaps a bit pricier...More

Thank chany84
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Lovely surroundings and quiet. I had the prawn spaghetti which was lovely and my partner had the fresh tuna from the fish of the day. Calamari to start was absolutely delicious. Waiter and maybe owner left us to it which...More

Thank Roisin S
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Party of six, two adults, two teenagers & two children, 6 & 7. First evening we called O Alcaide was full,so we came back another evening,it was closed, their night off, so we came early next evening. We were the first customers there, but it...More

Thank galwaygirl10
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We (3) had dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it. Stay away from the rip off trash at the marina with cooks having only burger and chips experience but posing as chefs.This restaurant has an excellent Chef. We had a selection of starters: cover, meats ,...More

Thank 673kenm
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice little restaurant, great food, our Fillets of Sole in Shrimp Sauce, and Veal in Red Wine Sauce were superb, as were the couverts before the main course. The staff here sometimes don’t come over as very warm or welcoming, but if you can...More

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious, authentic no gimmicks food. Friendly and helpful service - good advice on wine choice. Superb fish of the day ( stonefish) and fillet steak. Even jelly and chocolate mousse choices for dessert.

Thank Bentom99
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Having read previous reviews I totally agree that the covert is the best I have ever had. I ordered the shrimp in green pepper sauce and my husband had the octopus. Both were delicious. We will definitely go back.

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Hi! I am pretty sure we used card at this place:)
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Call +351 282 789 309 to make reservations pls!
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Hello we are gong to close on 23,24 and 25 during Dezember!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
13:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Porta da Vila, 18, Lagos 8600-547, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +351 282 789 309
Description
Welcome to Restaurant 'O Alcaide', a very nice place for lunch or dinner in a family atmosphere, a delicious meal accompanied by good wine. Come and see our specialties!Opened in September 2009, O Alcaide is located at Rua Porta da Vila, near the Fire Department in Lagos. O Alcaide is the ideal place to enjoy your meal in a relaxed and familiar ambient. O Alcaide is open everyday for lunch and dinner.
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