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LENA Gourmet Cafe

Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 419 024
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“crepes” (36 reviews)
“baguette” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, European
Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

At Lena‘s you can get various style breakfasts and nice good coffee selection. Lena is a good Choice for your breakfast.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joern76870
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We like to stop here for a snack of crepes or after having a meal in a local restaurant as they are freshly made and very tasty. Would recommend them. Prices about average but we have found the quality better here. Seating area is a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PPGloucester
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely little coffee shop. Nice coffee and reasonably priced. The coffee was lavazza which is what we drink at home so a much needed strong coffee to kick start the day.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Warrensmiths
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Since we discovered Lena Gourmet Cafe, we didn't go anywhere else for coffee & breakfast. They have Lavazza coffee and that for us, as coffee lovers, was a big plus.Their croissants are amazing, but also their toasts, juices, fruit salad, their delicious crepes... Everything we...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank aniramgs
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We are here this morning after waslking down the strip. Had been here last year. I order Yogurt fruit & granola. What arrived was a strawberry yogurt over museli and flour . Shop bought muesli. For €4.50 it was not nice and full of flour....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 12annemarien
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This little Gem of a place helped make our stay in Portimao great. The owners and staff went above and beyond to please us and were some of the friendliest people we were fortunate enough to meet on our Holiday. The coffee at our hotel...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Katie C
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Went here some with some friends and it was an amazing experience. The staff were amazingly helpful and friendly. Will definitely be coming back! Obrigado!!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank adrianna95
Reviewed 19 November 2017

visited 3 times in 3 days omlettes excellent, crepes fabulous, ice cream wonderful, and the coffee.... what was it? Lavazza? best coffee i've tasted. I'dd go back to Portimao just for this place.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered a chicken salad sandwich. After 40 minutes of waiting on the most uncomfortable chairs ever the sandwich arrived and it was pathetic. Big pieces of lettuce were hanging out all over the place, the tomato was mush and hardly any chicken. I thought...More

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank lizw187
Helena C, Public Relations Manager at LENA Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

We always find "constructive criticism" helpful, in improving our more than 30 year experience in the food business. Receiving offensive "remarks" adds nothing to our future clients, or those who have been visiting our premises for decades. We also understand those who have never eaten...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Lena was a super sweet lady who took care of us every time we visited her restaurant. The food was amazing, the freshly made croissants, baguettes and the coffee's were just great! we went there as often as we can, and enjoyed every bite:) I...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank subha b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Tomas Cabreira, Praia da Rocha, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Praia da Rocha
  • Phone Number: +351 282 419 024
For over 30 years, LENA Gourmet Café has been a reference point for brunch, light lunchs, salads or delicious desserts. Reknowned for it's crepes and but also it's croissants will make any breakfast or brunch experience to remember. Join us next time your in the Algarve, Portugal.
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