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Restaurante Malveiro

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$$ - $$$
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Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
+351 917 824 131
19:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely restaurant a little off the beaten track, the cuisine is unique and excellent value, try their home made organic red wine too!

Thank David G
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Great food from Moçambique with some dishes you had never before. Great service with incredible entries on request. Good wines and Service, a pleasure to go there several times per year.

Thank Wbello
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We have been here many times over the past few years and it's always brilliant. The style of cooking is somewhat rustic but cleverly and neatly presented. They serve food you really want to eat, and it's so relaxed and friendly. In fact it's usually full of regulars who all seem to know each other but don't be put off... More 

Thank B_Wattersonte
Semington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Not a great location but worth a visit. Somewhat different cuisine: I don't think I've eaten kid before. Good value.

Thank Philip H
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Eclectic interior, but I liked the fact that the owner (Lionel) meets everyone at the door and seems to take a personal interest in your dining experience. They've had wine made for them (red and white) and whilst you mull over the menu you get served a nice little selection of nibbles, and to try the wine. Everyone seems to... More 

Thank porky_11
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

When we first visited this restaurant we enjoyed the food and experience but either we have got bored or it has slipped a little. If you are not a prawn fan go else where. The other main course menu options are heavy and stodgy. One of our group had a disappointing curry, I had fish, baked in an earthen dish... More 

Thank m2smayo_12
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Sadly it was our last day in Algarve, we wish we had known about this excellent restaurant days before. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was supreme, the staff makes you feel at home. The price even better. The best choice of Almacil and Quinta do Lago, this place is a must ....

Thank Andres V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times before and have found the quality of the food to be both excellent and consistent. The restaurant has a quiet, cosy atmosphere which is quite romantic and the staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. Would particularly recommend the Mozambique prawns, either as a starter or main, and the prawn curry or clay shingle kid... More 

Thank Elaine C
New Canaan, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is so special and is not to be missed. Intimate diners and large groups alike will find it an amazing venue with prompt service, a fantastic selection of local wines and the most incredibly flavorful food! The Fish/shrimp Mocqueca is one of the best I've had in the world!! Also at my table were delicious and tender veal, juicy... More 

Thank 5Andrades
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Like in the last 15+ years we've gone back to Malveiro. Once again we were greeted by the owner, Lionel, had great service with the super tasty food we've always enjoyed. The special shrimp curry is excellent, the muqueca of Monkfish was pretty tasty, the goat stew perfect and the beef stew as good as ever.

Thank PepitoD

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale de Eguas N. 169, Almancil 8135-033, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Almancil
  • Phone Number: +351 917 824 131
The restaurant Malveiro existed for 30 years in the AlgarveGiven the specificity of our customers only serve dinner. We are open every day during the month of August. In the remaining months we closed on Sunday.We serve lunches for groups only by appointment.

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