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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 good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (35 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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Anne Marie N
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

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!!

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.

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

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

Thank subha b
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

It is a good place to have breakfast in the morning. Many types of breakfast what ever your preference is you can get it. The coffee is wonderful. The staff is very friendly.

Thank joern76870
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Visited this little cafe a couple of times whilst in Praia da Rocha. Ried the crepes and coffee. Both were excellent with a friendly service. Could not ask for more. Only a little place but good quality food. Not had any better crepes elsewhere. Seats...More

Thank PPGloucester
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Lena's every day of our trip, usually after dinner for coffee but we also tried the chocolate and banana crepes which were delicious. Always a pleasure and a great spot to watch the world go by.

Thank Moleyc
Helena C, Public Relations Manager at LENA Gourmet Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thankyou for sharing your experience at Lena's Gourmet Café. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered a cake for my mother's birthday. Selected a raspberry jam & buttercream filling, asked them to write 'Happy 60th Birthday' on top. When we arrived to collect the cake the decoration was terrible, message looked like it had been written by a small child...More

Thank PandaLynda
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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