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Al Dente

Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (32 reviews)
“macaroni” (4 reviews)
“garlic bread” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Have visited this Restaurant on 3 separate occasions, 1st time 2ywars ago, we had a Lengthy delay & food was mediocre Last year we were coaxed by my Daughter who loves Italian, again Lengthy wait and food mediocre This year we dined there 8 of...More

Thank Shona R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It has been several years since we have been coming here to alvor and for whatever reason have not been to this restaurant until this year. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was inside. My hubby had shrimp in a linguine cream sauce...More

Thank CanadianBeachFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Italian restaurant with a wide choice of pizzas and pastas. Limited choice of gluten free pasta. Nice outdoor area under cover.

Thank peanut5653
Reviewed 1 week ago

the food was absolutely vile / never have I ever tasted anything like it / the staff are not friendly at all / and it was quite expensive / better restaurants are around the corner

Thank sheron h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here twice during our stay, food very good, buzzing lively busy restaurant. Didn't have to wait long for a table. Enjoyed our food I loved watching the staff in the kitchens when we had a table in that area. My partner had a tomato...More

Thank Julie08_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Al Dente many times over the years and the menu has always been good with food to match. Trying to book a table and realising just how popular a place is must tell us something about the quality. The indoor surroundings...More

Thank TimAmor01
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Used to be a must for Italian cuisine in Alvor but the last two times we've visited the quality of food and service left a lot to be deserved while the price was high for what was on offer.

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We tried here last night for our evening meal, a charming little restaurant, a little worn but I think it added to the charm, we had the breaded mushrooms and the goats cheese bruschetta, really nice, next we had the calzone and lasagne and chips,...More

Thank Owen B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant this evening food was a good portion size ,hot and very enjoyable and not expensive would highly recommend and will return.

Thank kyleattie
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Ate here whilst on holiday in Alvor. A very busy restaurant so advisable to book. Dishes to try Spaghetti with prawns and pizzas everything was excellent. Service was a bit erratic but understandable in such a busy restaurant. Worth a visit.

Thank MikeC1955
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
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