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Casa Do Rio Restaurante

Rua Dom Sancho I, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 457 443
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (3 reviews)
“sardines” (9 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Dom Sancho I, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We read the reviews, good and bad, decided it was better to telephone and book so we asked for a nice table and got one overlookung the estuary. The waiters feature heavily in some reviews and when one of them called my wife "darling" I...More

Thank AustinSpeedy
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We always get a friendly welcome from Pedro, the waiter. The service is good and the food and drink good. Today we even had a recommendation as to which cake to have. We have now been coming for twelve years and always have good friendly...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had a superb lunch recently. Arrived early 11.45 and was not a problem and were shown to a lovely table overlooking the port and views to sea. Sardines. Escabache to start were very tasty in a sweet onion sauce and the Portugues black sausages cooked...More

Thank Chumley85
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Continuing our gastronomic tour of Alvor we took our lunch here today. We had a very pleasant lunch with a good fresh fish shared. Our waiter was attentive and informative. The view is positively stunning. Not many other diners and very high prices.

Thank HolidayEnthusiast38
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It started well and ended badly. The waitress bought over a big plate of fish explaining it as "fish of the day" which everyone took their pick from. The food arrived and was brilliant across the table, huge prawns, nice fresh fish, good wine and...More

4  Thank A-Nerd
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Can't comment on the food but the wine and service is brilliant. It has the best view in alvor. My friend had a jug of sangria which she said was very authentic.

Thank Bar1
Reviewed 10 October 2016

On our last of 10 days in Alvor we popped in for lunch, The restaurant is not on the main strip but has excellent views over the lagoon. It was empty but we were soon sorted and eating the best sardines we had experienced in...More

1  Thank D0cd
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We've been to this restaurant a number of times over the years and it's always of a high quality and very reasonable. We all had the dish of the day, chicken breast in a peppercorn sauce with salad and chips, superb and only 9 euros....More

Thank Loraine S
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant while on holiday because of the review's on TripAdvisor. I can only assume that my view of good food is different to other reviews. Let's start with the good stuff. It was nice to be able to sit outside and see the...More

Thank Rob_The_Gadget_Man
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We booked here for our first meal in Alvor and were not disappointed. Wonderful setting overlooking the sea and delightful terrace setting. Our waiter was attentive and informative and funny. We wanted fish and boy, did we have a wonderful fish meal. He even brought...More

Thank limericklady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Sancho I, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 457 443
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