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US$2 - US$22
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Bar, International, British
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews sunday roast fish and chips pie mash burger great sunday lunch nothing is too much trouble home from home well worth a visit jackie holiday
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Reviewed 30 November 2022 via mobile

While out exploring Alvor we came across Marco’s tucked away behind a complex slightly away from the main part. We decided to have a bite to eat, so we had the pasties and a brew very tasty. We returned twice for there for the hearty...breakfast which also very good and filling. It’s a really friendly place to stop and have a drink or a meal and the place to go for a good old fry up.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 27 November 2022 via mobile

Mark and Jackie go the extra mile to provide delicious food. The Sunday lunch, (dairy free for me) is delicious. Just like home from home.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 11 November 2022

we had lunch here for 2 days while we were in Alvor. One day we had the beef burger the nicest burger i have had in a while another day just a sandwich. i saw another table ordering curry sauce if i had know that...you could order that i would have loved it Very nice staff great food and very good value can see why they come so recommendMore

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022 via mobile

I can honestly say this has made my holiday finding this bistro. The Sunday roast was outstanding. The couple couldn’t do enough for you. Very happy to accommodate your food choices. Such a great variety. Would very highly recommend to anybody coming to Alvor.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 6 October 2022

Marco and Jackie were great! Accommodating to the customers requests and everything home cooked to your needs. We had pie and mash. 3 pies and double mash. Its the best you will get outside of London and we cleared the plate. Liquor was thick too....Plenty of meat in the pies! Brilliant and well worth a visit!!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 5 October 2022

It was great to see Marco and Jackie once again in their lovely spot by the pool. The food was as good as ever. My wife had a ham and mushroom omelette while I had the bacon and cheese panini. This was early in the...day so light was the order of the day. Tasty, hot and extremely fresh food as always. I cannot recommend this spot highly enough and advise all to visit at least once if in Alvor. Check for opening times. You will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 18 September 2022

Even using Google Maps this place was hard to find, but we were determined to owing to the great reviews, eventually we found it tucked into the corner of a rundown retail Courtyard, we turned the corner and it was just like being in a...Western, the moment we were spotted by the regulars all head's turned in our direction and all conversations stopped, felt that unwelcome and in fear that the Pitchforks and flaming Torches were about to come out we left.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 29 July 2022

Popped in for lunch at Marco’s, it was delicious and we went back for dinner! Jackie & Marco give the warmest of welcomes. They are so friendly and cannot do enough for you. They said, tell us what you want and we will make it...for you, absolutely fantastic! They made Mac & Cheese for me and Steak pie for my Dad, as it’s our favourites even though it’s not on the menu. Food was delicious, best fish and chips my family have had too and great for vegetarians. Would definitely recommend. Thanks again Jackie & Marco!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022

Did my homework ahead of a recent trip to Alvor and Marco's Bar & Bistro did not disappoint. Jackie and Mark were so welcoming, we visited for breakfast which was hearty with great quality produce, but the Sunday roast was out of this world! They...accommodated a table of 7 over a busy Easter weekend, and even though the restaurant was busy the standard of service and food remained excellent. Wishing you both another 22 years of success you so truly deserve!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 21 April 2022 via mobile

Best brunch in Alvor - Great service , Super food and very good value . Sunday roast lunch was historic - beautifully presented and very tasty!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 18 April 2022

Visited a number of times for breakfast during our recent trip to Alvor, having discovered this place on a previous trip. The quality of the food remains consistently very good and decent value for money. Good honest food done well and without fuss, a great...way to start the day.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 8 December 2021

Mark and Jackie are so welcoming and friendly, we visited three times in our five day stay in Alvor, the fish and chips were outstanding, my partners fish was grilled as she suffers from gluten intolerance, the Sunday roast was delicious, Mark made gravy from...the meat juices for her especially and the lamb was delicious, we also tried the jacket potatoes which were lovely, our friends who were with us on the first visit took away some freashly made pasties which Mark made, they said they were full of meat and veg, and were delious, we hope to return again in the new year.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 16 November 2021

During our week in Alvor we had had breakfast at Marco's everyday (except Monday when closed) and every day the breakfast was cooked fresh to order and came in mini full english or mega full english along with an assortment of omelettes etc. we enjoyed...a variety of dishes and were very happy with them all. The coffee is wonderful and they even did green tea for my wife. Mark and Jackie were very welcoming and very helpful with our enquiries regarding things in Alvor. We were very impressed by the Pie & Pasties night on the Wednesday evening and Marks homemade Steak & Kidney pie was a delight on its own. Thank you for everything and we will be in touch soon.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 12 September 2021 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch ! -First class roast lunch with Jackie and Mark offering friendly and superb service .Best in Alvor!

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2021 via mobile

The food is exceptional and the owners are really friendly. Strongly advise visiting this place, specially try the Sunday Roast, but book in advance so you don’t miss it.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Just need to turn up at Marco's bar for meals but a sunday dinner is best to book
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5