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Phoenix Restaurant

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Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

the Phoenix is one of the better restaurants in Alvor doing great breakfasts, lunches and evening meals at very reasonable prices, we always have a few meals here during our stay.

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2 Thank Kevin M
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went to the Phoenix again while holidaying in Alvor. Have been several times over the past 5 years. The food is good old fashioned English food. Not sure why we got cabbage so much, but the chicken was good. The portions are very generous, sometimes too full for dessert. Friendly place and always popular. Sometimes you have to wait quite... More 

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2 Thank jill p
Wigan
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

been extended this year and food took too long so we only ate here the once. Shame because we loved the food last year but I think by thinking big they've probably spoiled what made them good!

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Thank pscott67
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place, really cosy feeling and amazing food and staff really friendly, definitely recommend to anyone who visits Alvor

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3 Thank Steven M
County Cork, Ireland
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Had dinner here a few times during our holidays recently, very busy restaurant but friendly competent staff managed to find tables for everyone

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3 Thank Stephanie M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Went on Monday had steak and mushroom pie was lovely today I had the steak on the stone and Ade had the tuna on stone lovely really enjoyed we also had desert treacle sponge and custard that was lovely to Ade had apple crumble again lovely staff were very helpful and polite

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2 Thank Tracey L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great food great service staff friendly fast service can't ask for a better meal surroundings nice new friendly staff can't do enough and cod not mushy peas to die for

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2 Thank James G
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We came across this restaurant by chance but the food was so good we booked again for the next night.The ladies were so friendly,the food was excellent and hot which we missed by eating in our hotel.

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2 Thank Anne W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

After visiting this restaurant last year just had to go again. Sunday roast is a must plus home made steak pie. As most restaurants in Alvor are on the small side it is always advisable to book in advance as this one is extremely popular on Sundays.

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2 Thank Linda M
Exeter, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Felt guilty having a English roast as we were in Portugal but this is not to be missed. Need to book well in advance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor

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