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Festa da Praia

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Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Albufeira 8200-261, Portugal
+351 289 514 157
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Blink and you'd miss this family run restaurant on the Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, between 'the strip' and Albufeira old town. We had seen the menu and it appealed so we stopped by today for lunch and ,boy, are we glad we did. We ordered the fish and prawns cataplana. As they said, good things take time. We were rewarded... More 

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Thank KayanJay
Cambridge
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was glorious and service was friendly and welcoming! Any fish you order will be of great quality. Definitely would recommend.

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leeds
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always seems 2B the case this was our last night of the holiday and we tried this place. Do not walk past this place , hunt them down and make them cook 4U. Its excellent. Amazing. Try it and u ll be hooked. 10/10. 5 stars all the way.

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Gatineau, Canada
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

As the maître d' explained it, the name of this place roughly translates into "Beach Party" but on a fairly cool evening in late February, the name seems a little out of place. A young family with two kids were just outside on the patio and we were the only other customers inside. The interior is a classic dining room... More 

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Thank BillandAnne2015
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and a fab playground. The children loved playing here and we could sit and relax and enjoy the wine!

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Thank DebJamesJenna
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Lovely meal here, chicken piri piri for me bacalaou and prawn pie for hubby. staff were very friendly . Would we go again...... YES.

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Thank Sandra G
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The staff are very friendly and great with kids. There is a play area for the kids to amuse themselves while the parents can take their time over their meal. Kids meals are basic but good. The full menu had lots of choice. I highly recommend the prawns in garlic and piri piri. We enjoyed the restaurant so much we... More 

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Thank Colm M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,761 reviews
3,993 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,123 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went here last year on our holiday to Albufeira were we enjoyed a delicious meal and so on our latest holiday we were always going to revisit here. FESTA DA PRAIA is an absolutely fantastic authentic traditional Portuguese Restaurant,the interior is fabulous with heavy wood tables and chairs,tiled walls,great decor and furnishings ,the outside terrace is superb,plenty of seating... More 

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Thank Neil K
Hove, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Few! Is it what we thought we thought when we found this place! Albuferia is swamped with awful cafes selling 'English' food, burgers, fry ups, awful cooked breakfasts, we were craving AUTHENTIC Portuguese food and we found it here. We ordered a cataplana a traditional dish and wow!! We were not disappointed it was gorgeous and packed with delicious fish.... More 

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Thank gpt0583
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant the food is absolutely brilliant our family had a beautiful meal excellent service , will definitely return again and again great value , great everything can't say anymore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, Albufeira 8200-261, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 514 157

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?