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A Ribiera

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Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
+351 282 457 012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed in the area for years and we always come back to this restaurant. You can't beat the fresh, delicious fish. The service is always fantastic; I can't fault any of their friendliness. Will be coming back again this Summer.

Thank Harriet B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A great place to sample the fruits of the ocean. A buzzy situation on the seafront. Friendly staff help with difficult choices. We demolished a large stone bass. Recommended.

Thank travelmaniac18
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food great location Fast friendly staff Fabulous setting All in all a ace family place to eat Even with young children Would definitely recommend it when visiting Alvor

Thank Nscvr6
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Have you ever had a memorable experience somewhere that you wish that you could repeat ? Well A Ribiera did that not only for me but a whole bunch of friends who visit Alvor once a year. To me this restaurant is truly Portuguese, the host is both friendly and extremely attentive. The menu lists fish of the highest caliber,... More 

Thank Nutts007
Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Having eaten in some of the tastiest restaurants this one is amongst the best. At a price that is not too dissimilar from a decent pub meal in England, you can get the finest of fresh food from this restaurant. When I'm in Prtugal and nearby I dine in this restaurant as often as possible. The food and service is... More 

Thank Jayze612
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a busy restaurant on the front at Alvor, busy even though we were outside the holiday season, being the end of February. Tempted by the smell of BBQ fish we were not at all disappointed with wonderful shellfish, prawns and sea bream cooked beautifully, all accompanied by good local wine. The staff are attentive and helpful,and service is... More 

Thank Mark H
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

It was THE best fish I have ever tried, the manager and waiters were super friendly, giving excellent recommendations. We went there 3 times during our week long holiday :)

Thank Sarah M
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Average fish and meat dishes compared to other restaurants, nice drinks and atmosphere though. Good view and very busy with locals.

Thank Sunny A
Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

It was a scorching day with little wind which made sitting inside very uncomfortable for me which sadly meant I could not relax and enjoy my food or company. I went for the tuna this time which at first was a lovely taste, but I soon realised it was far too salty and that I'd end up having a real... More 

Thank GerbilQueen
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Lovely family-run fish restaurant right on the waterfront in Alvor. Super welcoming and friendly staff, we had a delicious grilled fish to share (a Dorado) taken off the bone expertly at your table. They have some out-of-a-packet deserts but also some locally-made Portuguese ones so def. have one of the later if you are want afters. Lovely choice for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alvor, Portimao, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 457 012

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