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Sao Domingos

Estrada Vale Rabelho | Ao lado da Doçaria Almeixar, Gale, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
+351 289 592 349
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada Vale Rabelho | Ao lado da Doçaria Almeixar, Gale, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place, airy. Nice staff. Very good food, a bit different from the normal Portuguese menus. Nice change!

Thank BettineFlesseman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the king Prawn starter which was expensive at €20 but presented well. My partner and I shared Chateaubriand which was ordered medium but came a little underdone, but tasted excellent and was high in quantity. Big selection of desert choices but was slightly disappointed...More

1  Thank CrookyCymru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visted twice in our two week holiday, food is always good here, they always offer something a little different from the usual nearby eateries, service good, feels a little bit special and finished off with a good port. It's a strange seating arrangement if not...More

Thank m00mum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is absolutely gorgeous. Owner and staff very welcoming, courteous and attentive but not overly so. Very clean and well presented. The food is wonderful, chateau briand last night. We eat here at least once a week when we come to Portugal and have...More

Thank p0llyam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff, they speak very good English. The catalana fish and seafood was delicious! Even a bit too much. The orange pudding was fantastic. So, a very nice meal, fresh fish. I really recommend going here

Thank Natalie_t77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been coming here twice a year usually twice a week for 22 years but I am afraid on our last visit the service and atmosphere was awful. Sorry Domingo but although we are well known to everyone in the restaurant you were not...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here one evening and got a seat straight away. Not a huge amount if choice for a vegetarian, but the spaghetti was lovely and very tasty, as was the garlic bread. My partner enjoyed his chicken dish very much. Very nice layout, pretty decoration...More

Thank Glamrock41
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here on our first night in Albufeira, and we couldn't have chosen a better place. Even though the restaurant was very busy when we arrived, they found us a table within 5 mins. The decor was elegant and there was a good atmosphere...More

Thank Lizba87
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A great choice of menu for all the family, kids made to feel welcome! Quality of food is very very good ! Staff all very friendly and answer any queries with menu definitely worth an evening visit !!

Thank Duncan567
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here 11 October, fantastic menu with a vast selection of fish and meat options to choose from. The filet steak was perfect, my partner ordered sea bass, which was sold out, so went for the alternative option on the specials menu and she...More

Thank Shiptonic
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Yes, to the left is the cake shop and there is a slope upto a huge free car park
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale Rabelho | Ao lado da Doçaria Almeixar, Gale, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira  >  Gale
  • Phone Number: +351 289 592 349
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On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...
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