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El Rancho

Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible24%
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“fillet steak” (54 reviews)
“kebab” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife reckoned that we’d had a nice meal in here some years ago so we decided to give it another go. I wish I’d had a quick on TA before I did. Our arrival was met with joyless direction to our table. I tried...More

Thank ewerk1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service too was very good and the food was nice but the bill was a good bit more expensive for what I was expecting considering neither of us actually had steak we had chicken fajitas and burger and chips. Nice atmosphere and attentive staff.

Thank Nikki245
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on 28th October, with wife and infant son. Both of us ordered a fillet steak, to be done 'medium well'. Suffice to say it was raw inside. Not good. Chips and salad that accompanied it were basic to say the least. Not worth €22.50....More

Thank edmundbo
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Food ok but unfortunately well overpriced, probably why it was not too busy. Got a bottle of wine that cost 18 Euro only to find it a hour later in supermarket for 3.6 Euro, that left the bad tase in the mouth. Shame as it...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Been here twice to eat so far of our week away and defo will return. Had a t bone steak and it was to die for on our first visit and tonight had there swordfish with oyster sauce tonight and that was also beautiful.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous meal ate here twice in the week cooked a fillet steak on the hot stones. The only thing I could say was I wish it wasn't so over priced that's the only down side. Staff were very friendly.

Thank OliviaB3020
Reviewed 23 October 2017

great food - two steaks at medium however did come out very red but still enjoyable. nice drinks - would return. pricey but nice

Thank James W
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Ate here a couple of times last year with no issues at all. Dined here twice in the last fortnight. The first occasion we ordered 3 x Rib eyes with potato wedges and salad. They were so nice we returned a week later and ordered...More

Thank Haveyj6
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Ate hear during our third night here. Ordered x2 fillet steaks and a jacket potato with bolognaise for the little one. The steaks were super thick and tasty although I asked for medium and the steak came out more or less raw! The jacket potato...More

Thank Nattynoo27
Reviewed 16 October 2017

First visit to Albufiera and the first restaurant we visited in our time in Albufiera, its got a lovely setting looking over the sea. Staff was friendly and quick to help. We visited numerous times over our visit and ordered food once, the food was...More

Thank Josh261995
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30 March 2017|
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Response from H k | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I loved your review! Worst meal I have ever had !
14 May 2015|
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Response from EmmaLou025 |
Hi, The beach in the strip is down a long steep hill, fine getting down but little hike getting back up. I would suggest getting a taxi to the old town from the strip costs a mere 5e each way and the beach in the old town... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca dos Pescadores, Albufeira 8200-181, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
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