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Paulu's Pasta Cafe

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Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Albufeira, Portugal
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We have been going to this restaurant for years. Usually more than once during the week and often holidaying here twice a year. Food is always good. However tonight they were too busy to give good service. Starters and main course were served promptly but then we were totally forgotten. Even when we had been asked if we wanted a... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went here with the better half in the recent past. Food superb. Great value. Tourist menu superb. Staff friendly and attentive. Service prompt and no pressure. Excellent balance.

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Thank Dysastir
Crook, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had the tourist menu 11.50 euros. Excellent food and great service. Even out of season this restaurant was busy. Would certainly go back.

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Thank CN1951
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Lovely friendly place, excellent value especially if you choose the tourist menu. 2 courses, bowl of salad, any pizza or pasta and a glass of wine. 12.5 euros each

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Falkirk
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lovely meal here off the tourist menu. Soup or garlic bread, any pizza or pasta, side salad and glass wine for under £10. Best if all it was really really good. Staff and restaurant nice and welcoming. Total bargain that we can't wait to repeat.

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London, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you want very tasty, well cooked and presented Italian food this restaurant is a good choice. It has an excellent range of pasta and pizza dishes to satisfy all palates. Friendly, helpful staff and very reasonable prices complete the deal!!

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Thank Gordon1309
Cornwall
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

So difficult to pick a really good restaurant amongst so many but this certainly hits the spot ! The atmosphere was right and the food Mmmmm. As you can guess there are so many places to choose from in Albufeira but we would strongly recommend the desserts.. The staff were very attentive and the usual Port was offered at the... More 

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1 Thank CornwallGilly
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely clean and tidy place staff all well presented. Had two meals in here all very good and service was good.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful, plenty of choice on the menu, restaurant very clean, would recommend

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We have eaten here a few times and the food is good.Service can sometimes frustrate you -long gaps when you are ignored-never the same waiter bringing your courses,but good food when you get it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ramalho Ortigao, Albufeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira

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