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Avenida Velha

Avenida Jose da Costa Mealha 40, Loule 8100-501, Portugal
+351 289 416 474
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
29 Aug 2017
“Quirky and original”
15 Jul 2017
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Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Avenida Jose da Costa Mealha 40, Loule 8100-501, Portugal
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

The décor and the host are quite incredible, and have to be seen to be believed. Upstairs with a view over the main street, perfect for any of the numerous events on in Loulé or just for some indoor dining. The food is excellent and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank HRHFlaubert
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Went into a empty restaurant....around 1.00 pm...can't understand why as the place is smart and the menu is interesting... Food and service excellent... I had the wild boar with potatoes and wife had pork fillets in citrus sauce...both dishes delicious! Would certainly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Grahows
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Have just back from this lovely eclectic restaurant. Have been going here for 26 years and it never fails to give you a fabulous tasty meal. Meals cooked fresh, fab friendly service and excellent value for money. Mr Avenida serves you with other members of...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank tracyb725
Reviewed May 13, 2017

This an old fashioned upstairs restaurant but do not let you be put off.Starters of fish soup and prawn cocktail with steak for mains and two beers,good service and quality.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank loftywex
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick snack. That is not possible with the owners hospitality. We started with bread olives and pate. Then lovely fresh salad presented to us, followed by cheese and salami. Finally we had our ordered food. Mine was grilled squid swimming in...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank FionaMiller
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Every time we are in Loule this is the first restaurant we go to and it always delivers. The Anacleto family have owned this place for 50 years and we have now been visiting for 20. Shame we missed the first 30. Great food and...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank 56stuart
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

When you walk up to the entrance, it's dark and looks closed. The restaurant is upstairs and worth a visit. The fish soup was to die for and the fish simple but delicious. Don't walk by, go inside for a sensory treat.

Date of visit: October 2016
2  Thank GabyP873
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Never been before so did not know what to expect! The restaurant is upstairs and as you go up there are lots of "we have someone on the stairs" warning noises going off! The restaurant is not large and the décor is amazing! The walls...More

Date of visit: September 2016
1  Thank lilypettit
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I first tried this restaurant in the late 1980s and nothing really has changed. A cover of salad, pate,bread, butter and olives is offered as an aperitif. My main course was Dourado baked in olive oil lemon with potatoes and broccoli. I drank a white...More

Date of visit: August 2016
1  Thank kristinageorge
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I called in at 8pm on a Tuesday night, very hungry and not knowing what I wanted. I basically just pointed at the first thing that sounded like steak. Its a family owned place and there's lots of collections of things, and art on the...More

Date of visit: July 2016
2  Thank PeterPallin
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  • Address: Avenida Jose da Costa Mealha 40, Loule 8100-501, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 289 416 474
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