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Rua Cristovao Pires Norte 8135 117, Almancil 8135-117, Portugal
+351 289 395 558
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picanha” (35 reviews)
“skewers” (23 reviews)
“black beans” (15 reviews)
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7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Cristovao Pires Norte 8135 117, Almancil 8135-117, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this restaurant through TripAdvisor. It was #1 in the area and certainly lived up to its ratings. From entering the staff were friendly and attentive. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service was first class. The menu is extensive and the steaks were...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be one of our favourite Restaurants, always loved the Picania !! but nowadays there are heavy on the Sausage and Rice, and Pinapple, but mean mean on the meat !!! . No children’s menu, so makes an expensive night, Lots of restaurants,...More

Thank Pawnese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times and keep coming back. Great restaurant. The steaks and meat dishes are great but the fish dishes are fantastic too. Service is excellent. Very good value. Definitely our favourite in this area.

Thank MarkCo64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our weeks holiday, had we found it earlier in the week we would have visited more. First night there were 4 of us. The couvert was basic, nothing exciting. The mains were fantastic, steak on the stone was delicious,...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here and it won't be the last.Cover was good but a bit small two people get the same as four people except an extra bread bun.Three of us had steak and one chicken,all the meats were excellent.All of us had desserts and at€4...More

Thank NeilandAmanda13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at this lovely atmospheric restaurant Great choice on the menu with meat dishes a feature Well laid out wine list although we thoroughly enjoyed the house wines Food was excellently presented and good portions Service was pleasant and it was a delight to...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all, excellent food, great value for money, friendly service ! The table almost wasn’t big enough for all the dishes !!

Thank belleville31
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We have been eating in Almancil for over 30 years and had never visited this restaurant before. We have now and found it to be an excellent restaurant with very good service. It was busy, which was good, and the food was varied and plentiful.

Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 15 March 2018

I first went to this restaurant 20+ years ago while on holiday in Portugal. Now I live here, we go for special occasions and its still a fantastic place for a meal. The staff are very friendly and the food is amazing.The atmosphere is wonderful...More

Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I love this restaurant. focussing as it does on serving great meat well prepared.This is a strong mid range restaurant and I will certainly go again.

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Keith M
19 August 2017|
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Response from MGSreject | Reviewed this property |
Marked on google maps. Very easy to find. Staff speak perfect English so no difficulty in booking by phone.
7 July 2017|
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Response from hilaryewright | Reviewed this property |
We have taken our 5 yr old and 9 year old grandchildren and while I don't recall a specific children's menu the children were happily catered for.
4 June 2017|
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Response from JohnPaulLeger | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they could easily handle a group that large.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$110
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Cristovao Pires Norte 8135 117, Almancil 8135-117, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 289 395 558
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A family restaurant that for more than 30 years is concerned with the excellence of its meats and fish freshness. Enjoy a drink in our bars and enjoy a memorable experience.
Only dinner and closed every Sunday.
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