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Restaurante Ruccula

Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
+351 965 839 902
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (162 reviews)
“poached pear” (20 reviews)
“bon bon” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had been recommended to go here last year but never got around to it. It was well worth the wait!! Everything was perfect... there was 8 of us and the staff could not have taken better care of us. I didn't get any staff...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in Alvor. The food is consistently excellent - and the family that run it are lovely they always remember you and make you feel special. You need to book in advance. We will be back next year!

Thank livinginwales
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Ruccula every year and we never have a single complaint. Beautiful food with beautiful service. I booked for July 2018 and there were already many bookings before mine!

Thank murzd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thankfully managed to get a table at short notice (10 days!!) this place is always packed. No wonder great food and the highest standard of service. The poached pear is a taste sensation!! The extra few Euros is well worth spending to eat here.

Thank Shabba81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Richard and his team never fail to please. Food is fantastic as always and their service is very personal. Make sure you book in advance or you will be missing out on The Best in Alvor!

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is totally wonderful a burst of fabulous flavours superbly presented, a wonderful choice of really well prepared food - cooked to perfection It is a place not to be missed - you will have to book well in advance as this is such...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Ruccula twice during our stay having booked in May 2017. First impression was excellent welcome was first class on both occasions. Recommend request a table at a window. Service excellent waiting staff attentive. The food here is outstanding I had the fillet...More

Thank Bert14440
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So as other reviews have mentioned it is hard to get a reservation I was lucky my sister pre booked ours almost a year in advance , she travels to Alvor twice a year and usually after booking flights the next thing she does is...More

Thank mobyrne2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit after holidaying here for years. I have to say I was a little apprehensive as a lot of places never live up to the reputation however this place did and more. Place was packed when we arrived but got served straight away with...More

Thank alvorinmyblood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent is all I can say , good service , great choice of food including vegetarian . Only prob is getting in , its booked a long way ahead but we call and checked and got a cancellation on 2 nd night. It s worth...More

Thank michaelbookmaker
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mairead m
28 September 2017|
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Response from DOREEN H | Reviewed this property |
We were there in August and first available booking was October. So popular, best phone them. Language will not be a problem.
1 August 2017|
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Response from LiverpoolsScouser01 | Reviewed this property |
I'm just someone who has visited here not the owner. You need to telephone them direct to make a reservation although I'm sure this will be too short notice as people book 3-6 months in advance to secure a reservation. Hope... More
23 July 2017|
Response from oconnordella | Reviewed this property |
Hi when we were there in May they were booked up for 6 weeks.You might be lucky so book straight away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:45 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Poeta Joao de Deus, Alvor, Portimao 8500-026, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 965 839 902
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