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Central Cafe

Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
+351 282 415 117
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (16 reviews)
“kebab” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 11:45 pm Hours
Bar, Cafe, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having visited the Central Cafe on several occasions all i can say is fantastic. The staff are helpful and make you feel welcome, if it's your first visit or your 10th visit you always get welcomed with a happy smile. The menu is great for...More

Thank Darryl D
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have visited central cafe around 50 times in the last 3 years and always find the food of the highest standard, freshly cooked and very tasty. The staff are very friendly and very efficient, service is exceptional and taking these factors into account we...More

Thank IronBryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here after a leisurely walk through the town for some light snacks. The staff were very attentive and efficient and both our meals were served hot and very enjoyable in large portions. Recommended.

Thank arewenearlythereyet0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well food was ok Not sure if it was me but thought the female staff were a little flirty with the male customers. Not sure if they are told to do this too get custom back ? We visited a couple of times and i...More

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for our final meal at lunchtime before transfer to airport. I can recommend the chicken and prawn kebab it was delicious, plus sardines were also good. This restaurant is just off the roundabout at the bottom of town.

Thank Chrisjcross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to this bar for several years and it's just superb,staff are lovely and food is tip top.... would highly recommend the steak on th stone where you cook your own steak!!! It's a great place and good setting too right in...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a meal here because it always looked busy an that is usually a good sign, I got the T-bone steak, medium done, it came out just over cold, slightly warm but no way warm enough and it was more well done than medium....More

Thank mcass123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't be caught by the hardy location beside the taxi rank. Can't fault food but it's well overpriced. Me and my partner had just pasta carbonara approx €3 dearer than most up town restaurant's. The sea bass was just a small fillet at least €4...More

Thank sunseekerIRL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for pizza and was not dissapointed. Lovely food,great service, reasonably priced. Perfect position to people watch

Thank ian w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and young daughter and I were on holiday in Alvor and visited the Central Cafe for dinner on a number of occasions. The members of staff were very kind getting a high chair as soon as they saw us, on our second visit...More

Thank MacD82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
8:30 am - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Joao II, Alvor, Portimao 8500-012, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 415 117
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