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Phoenix Restaurant

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Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice restaurant with a lovely atmosphere. Friendly and attentive staff Good menu and good food with a very reasonable wine list. Great value for money.

Thank Robert B
Alvor, Portugal
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday dinner here last week, was very good and the owners are delightful. Roast beef was plentiful, and the roast potatoes and Yorkshire delicious. Would consider going back again.

Thank Wiajarrett
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had eaten here previously in 2015 and had enjoyed our food on several occasions. Went back in 2016 and found that the food was just not as good as we had previously enjoyed. Friendly service but unfortunately food was a let down which is a pity.

Thank DublinDollie
Dublin, Ireland
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stumbled over the Phoenix in 2015 and enjoyed it ,dined there twice and my kids especially loved . Went back in 2016 and there was a very noticeable drop in quality of the food on offer .It wasn't bad ,but it wasn't great.Whereas previously the curry was served with large hunks of succulent chicken ,this time around it was tiny... More 

Thank gavoleary
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My family and I have frequented the Algarve for over 20 years. I have had mixed experience with the Phoenix during that time. The food is ok, but it is by no means fresh or home cooked it is literally from the packet. This may suit some people and obviously works for the Phoenix as it has remained open for... More 

Thank Sasha M
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We didnt enjoy much of the food in other resturaunts and we missed the food from home. The Phoenix had alot of traditional English food like pies ect.

1 Thank emmawhitby03
Wales, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Perfect position in the centre of town. Staff very friendly and helpful if you need any local info. Check out the town shops, pop in for a snack and drink, then go check out some more shops. Simples tch

1 Thank Colin W
Murcia, Spain
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place for a relaxed meal. Good home cooked food, nicely presented. Prices were very reasonable.

1 Thank valerie s
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Been here before. Very pleasant surroundings with wholesome roast lunch. The three course option included a limited range of starters but the melon was excellent. The desserts were even more limited to ice cream or melon but the ice cream was very pleasant. Service was ok but a smile would not have gone amiss.

2 Thank Jeff C
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Not our first time here, but returned to a warm welcome from staff who are so attentive. Ordered a traditional roast which was to perfection. Unfortunately we had enjoyed a very filling starter which made the task of clearing the main course plate a little difficult but we managed it. You will not be disappointed.

1 Thank Ron D

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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 of 5 bubbles
European, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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?