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O Catraio

Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
+351 938 186 637
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“grilled sole” (5 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (16 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a meal here and some of the dishes were absolutely excellent, particularly the Portuguese style steak and the monkfish kebab. However, one of our party was vegetarian and there were no vegetarian options on the menu other than side dishes. The Portuguese style...More

Thank BeccaStew
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

From the street this looks like a standard cafe, but once inside it's much plusher, with good decor and smart waiting staff. The printed menu style is straight from the cafe, but contains a selection good enough to cater for the entire family. The food...More

Thank Davantall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant off side street to old town square. Steak Portuguese style was soooo nice. Service great. Would definitely go back. Nice eye candy too 😝

Thank Molly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice, and left very full and happy each time. The food was lovely and very well priced. A special mention must go out to the salmon, which was definitely the best I've ever had. The staff were very friendly, and I cannot...More

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little restaurant in Old Town. Great food and even better prices. The Bucalhau a braz was delicious! The staff very pleasant.

Thank dcivello58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for evening meal .I had Portuguese cod fish ,first time I tasted it ,I wasn't disappointed it was lovely. My partner had cataplana it was lovely plus it was the cheapest place to get it .Staff very friendly would recommend trying this place...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girls and I spotted this place on an afternoon walk, took a leaflet after having a friendly chat and decided to go back that evening. We were not disappointed. The food was fantastic, we had garlic prawns, chicken kebab and fillet steak. All were...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, went back twice as the food was so good. Freshly cooked and the portions were huge! Very friendly staff who could not do enough for you. So helpful with dietary needs, would go back tomorrow if we could.

Thank chickenfeeder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little place in one of the side streets off the old town square. Excellent food for reasonable prices. We would defiantly eat there again.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A restaurant with many delicious local plates from Portugal. If you want to try Cataplana or shellfish rice plate then you have to try it in this place. Prices is very good and the quality of the food is on the top. Grilled Sea Bass...More

Thank Ahmed T
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Alli A
9 October 2016|
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Response from CCFCfan | Reviewed this property |
Not sure as we were only on holiday in September, I have heard that a lot of the restaurants close down from end of October, but unsure if this is one of them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua 5 de Outubro, Albufeira 8200-109, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 938 186 637
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