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Monica's Restaurant

Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
+351 964 850 669
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, International, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed today

Back again for a short break early this month, had the usual warm welcome from Luis, Monica and the rest of the staff. The food was second to none as we have come to expect from Monicas. As I have said before the decor here...More

Thank Fleur342015
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A really lovely evening, great food, we started with Tapas followed by seafood curry for himself and steak for me - excellent. Understated, friendly charming staff - and quite reasonably priced.

Thank Mrs Susan J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very disappointing meal and owners didn't make us feel very welcome! Maybe just an off night for everyone.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to Monicas for the first time last Sunday. We had heard very good things about The restaurant. The set menu Sunday roast was very good value @ €18 per head. We started with pate, although it was basic it was homemade and very...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The menu is very good. The staff are very attentive and warm. The food is great and very tasty. But there is a severe shortage of Vodka for what you pay 🍻🍻🍻🍻

Thank Patrickshipton
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, friendly staff and high prices . The restuarant is situated in a car park next to a motel as far as I could work out, needs a lot more to entice me back. There was another part of the restuarant which seemed to...More

Thank Julie_B866
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come to Vale do Lobo for the first two weeks every October. Usually we are joined by friends and/or family. One of our staple visits is to Monica's. The place is a little quirky but that only adds to warm and welcome feeling that...More

Thank Brockville21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last Wednesday with 9 friends and because of the unbelievably warm evening sat outside for pre dinner drinks. We received a very warm welcome from Luis and nothing was too much trouble for him, Monica and their team. What can I say about the...More

1  Thank Sheflo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very very quirky decor but first class silver service standards applied . Food was very different to other nearby restaurants .... full of flavour and unusual but fantastic mixes . Great prices for the high standard of food served. Staff are extremely helpful and can't...More

Thank Ellief66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great restaurant this is. The owners, Luis and Monica are very friendly and welcoming, Monica even remembered us from our first visit last year which was lovely. From the starters to desserts the food was exceptional (thank you Joao), everyone in our party...More

Thank dolores707
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Dodgied | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we ate in the evening also so not sure we had to book as it was very busy
9 July 2017|
Response from Luis D | Property representative |
Hello, Monday is our closing day! Thank you Luis & Monica
9 July 2017|
Response from Fleur342015 | Reviewed this property |
No I am sure Monday is their one day closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Cidade de Loule, Vale do Lobo 8135-034, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Vale do Lobo
  • Phone Number: +351 964 850 669
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