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Sao Domingos

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Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
+351 289 592 349
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
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Lansing, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A simple atmosphere, with a wonderful menu at a very good price. The selections included fish, great steaks, and a range of Portuguese selections. My filet with Parma and Portuguese seasonings was very tasty. The desert menu included several pages. All of this at very affordable prices.

Thank RWGarnett
Bideford, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seven people visited, a very warm welcome from the staff, an extensive menu. All the food cooked perfectly and very well presented.

Thank Malcolm489
Letterkenny, Ireland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Sao Domingos on Sunday 13th November. Top class meal and very plesant staff as usual. Well worth a visit if in the area

Thank jshield
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Portugal with my grandparents we took our 5 month old baby to dinner here every night the staff were all wonderful and very welcoming, treating us as part of the family. And most importantly the food was amazing, especially the minted lamb and the seabass (which my grandmother insisted on having every night!) and it will definitely... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Milton Keynes
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visited as a group of 10. Very welcoming staff. I can recommend the avocado with prawns and the rack of lamb. I would visit again.

Thank Sdfern
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went a couple of times whilst we where there, and we were not disappointed. As usual food was excellent and fabulous desserts. The Family and Staff make you feel very welcome and Service is excellent.

Thank dingle63
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We used trip advisor to research a restaurant to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The reviews for Sao Domingos were very favourable, the restaurant lived up to the reviews. The food was excellent, the king prawns in a sweet chilli sauce were outstanding. As was my wife's choice of lamb in a red wine sauce. Staff were friendly are attentive. Compared... More 

Thank Woodgermatt
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36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I where staying minutes from the restaurant and decided to visit based on recommendation from a nearby bar and I'm glad we did. The food was outstanding and cooked well along with excellent service and a wine menu to match. Not having tried Portuguese wine we where both suitably impressed with the suggestion made by our waiter.... More 

Thank Mark M
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Nice little romantic restaurant that was open late for dinner. Owner greeted us and was nice to us. Ambience and service was great. Great place for seafood fans, grilled prawns were fantastic and so were the clams. Mains were good and simple, nothing extraordinary. Wine was good here and cheap prices for alcohol.

Thank David W
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79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This place gave very good service. The food was very good but not exceptional although I am a tough critic. The room was very nice and clean. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale Rabelho, Albufeira 8200-428, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 592 349
On March 30th, 1995 São Domingos restaurant was born in Galé, Albufeira.Domingos Almeida had the dream of having a restaurant and Maria da Conceição accompanied him on this project of a lifetime.They bought a plot ofland for 2,000€ (a small fortune in April 1980) and with great effort built a house for the family.In their family home, a villa with swimming pool, this adventure began. They started by adapting the garage but quickly becames too small for the lovers of good food in this new restaurant.After the garage, the restaurant has expanded to the living room of the villa and other spaces until only remain the bedrooms.Currently the restaurant São Domingos has four rooms, one private, and one terrace to enjoy, with all conditions, the fine dishes of this cuisine of knowledge and passion.Although no longer a family house, São Domingos became the "home" for many visitors of this Algarve area, which recognize a familiar space in this restaurant where cameback again and again, is always a joy, pleasure and satisfaction of taste.In the last decade, Rafael, the eldest son of the couple São e Domingos, has contributed with their talent and wisdom, so that the restaurant of his parents is one of the best in the Algarve. Visit this guardian of the gastronomic heritage of Portugal ...

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