We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Mercado da Verdura loja 47 abc, Olhao 8700, Portugal

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 40 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
Snack before taking island tour

Relaxed atmosphere complimented by jazz music. Friendly service. Coffee and local baking were very tasty. Nice views if you sit outside. Lovely place to relax and to soak in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 24: English reviews
Level Contributor
80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere complimented by jazz music. Friendly service. Coffee and local baking were very tasty. Nice views if you sit outside. Lovely place to relax and to soak in the local vibe.

Thank RedzerH
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The owner of this delightful little cafe is so thorough and very concerned that her guests are happy and satisfied. I had a lovely salad. It was very big and tasty, and had been carefully cut up, and arranged. I can thoroughly recommend this place to anyone who wants a really nice snack.

Thank Nanny M
Level Contributor
24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

It's an alright place, but if Jazz isn't your thing, it isn't the best place to be in Olhao... I personally find the music irritating!!!!

Thank anthonycoyne
North Hykeham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We have been to this bar a number of times, always a friendly welcome from the owner. Drinks are reasonably priced and there's are good choice of them. A nice place to sit and watch the world go by, watch it on Saturdays as that's market day and it does get a little busy.

Thank Alan S
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Decided to enjoy the Jazz advertised only to be totally ripped off won't be gong back very misleading concerning cover charge

3 Thank kieran85
Paisley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Great little bar. Delicious rose wine and staff extremely knowledgeable re-wines. The ones recommended were so good we brought some back home. Enjoyed the laid back vibe and jazz playing subtly in the background

Thank camerde
Dundee, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

We drank in this bar every night of our holiday last year before going on to a restaurant . We thought we would do the same this time, so on our first night we went and had pre dinner drinks before going to a restaurant but before leaving the waiter told us about an African band that would be playing... More 

1 Thank GMorrison1
Level Contributor
48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

We had lunch here overlooking the small marina and watching people come and go from the markets. They offer something a bit different in salads and tapas - worth checking out

Thank Ma_JasPortugal
Hove, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Very surprised to find a bar in Olhao with a reasonable selection of Belgian beers, served in the correct glasses and by very friendly and helpful staff. Priced cheaper than you would find them in UK which we were surprised by, considering the comparitive longer distance they have to travel. Specially selected Portugese wines available by glass too which were... More 

2 Thank SazandD0m
Level Contributor
238 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

Sit in the sun and watch the world go by on Saturday morning at the OLHAO market. Excellent coffee, very friendly efficient service. Highly recommended.

Thank Debbie B

Travellers who viewed Cantaloupe Cafe also viewed

Olhao, Faro District
Olhao, Faro District
Olhao, Faro District
Olhao, Faro District

Been to Cantaloupe Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cantaloupe Cafe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Cantaloupe Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?