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Restaurante O Touro de Alvor

Largo do Castelo, Alvor, Portimao 8500-003, Portugal
+351 916 112 061
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
“potatoes” (23 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
Steakhouse, European, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Largo do Castelo, Alvor, Portimao 8500-003, Portugal
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

We ate here twice on our 2 week holiday, we had the meal deal, which was 2 tapas, 2 steaks, and a bottle of wine for 34 euro's fantastic value. The service was excellent, very friendly, and the food was very good, chicken wings, and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank karenquinn2016
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Had a fantastic meal last night. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and made you feel at ease. We opted for the special for two which we had chicken wings and garlic bread followed by steak accompanied with a selection of vegetables, potatoes, chips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jo S
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place that people either often pass by or don't know it's there. Situated next to the fish market just off the main centre. Lovely steak & their steak deals for 2 people inc 2x starters , 2x steaks inc trimmings (potatoes or chips, salad...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank menzies297
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If you fancy a steak then try here. My husband had the rib-eye which melted in his mouth and the pepper sauce was the best he'd tasted. I had the salmon & on another occasion had the steak salad which were both enjoyable. Excellent service...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank susimann
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We shared the big boi - rib eye cooked to perfection and with very tasty accompaniments. Very good fries and lovely salad dressing. Good reasonably priced bottle of red. Recommended.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carl w
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

If you choose to sit outside, the view is not great, just the market car park, but don’t be put off. We were very glad we decided to try it, despite the location and despite the rather glossy burger promotions. We skipped starters and ordered...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank AustinSpeedy
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic ambience, great staff and absolutely ridiculous good food! It's a shame it's not higher up the list of best restaurants! O well, more chance for me to get a table :). Definitely coming back!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tobiasje
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Sat outside as weather was very warm.Staff were polite and efficient.Food was fine but not the best i have had in Alvor.Will revisit and maybe try their famous steaks next time.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Took a trip to this little hidden gem after reading good reviews and we were not disappointed. I had the most fab chicken wings as starter, they were best I have tasted and the chefs sauce was gorgeous. I had a rib eye steak and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank paulinem139
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Our meal last night was delicious. 2 x starters and 2 x rib eye steaks which were cooked 2 perfection. Ordered different sides and sauces along with 2 large beers. €40 and the service was excellent. Our 2nd visit to this restaurant and it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Ann S
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1 June 2018|
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Response from Eileen L | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about fish but I'm sure they do. As for vegetables, yes stir fried. Delicious. Also potatoes or chips and salad. Well worth a visit.
Niall H
18 May 2017|
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Response from Mandi V | Reviewed this property |
It's not a courtyard - it's in a square opposite the market and in the day you wouldn't notice it as there are cars parked outside - in the evening when the restaurant opens there are tables put outside - looks court yard... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo do Castelo, Alvor, Portimao 8500-003, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 916 112 061
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