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Taverna Do Guedes

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Rua dos Pescadores 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500-015, Portugal
+351 282 458 528
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Polmont
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honest, down to earth restaurant, well known for fresh local food, especially fish. This backed with friendly and helpful service. We first tried Alvor wine here, and went on to do so on 2 other occasions - impressed.

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Thank OldDod
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always dine here when in Alvor - 3 times on the most recent holiday. Fantastic fresh fish, consistently excellent. Tuna and onions is amazing. Fantastic value for money too. Service is friendly and professional. Definitely too far down the ratings on TripAdvisor.

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Thank KenKaz123
Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read the reviews and thought it might be a good place to invite some friends, so we decided to reconnoitre first. My wife had sea bass, and, because I'd had fish the previous night, I had a steak, both were very good and reasonably priced. The waiter did offer fresh lemon sole and I asked him if we could... More 

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Thank AustinSpeedy
Cardiff
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Ate here a few times last week.. Without doubt the best sea bass I have ever had. A lovely warm welcome and excellent service. Excellent value for money. Highly recommended if you love fish.

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Thank timmyrct
Appleby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Went an evening meal the other night. My better half had the tuna steak which she said was perfect. After a short wait while they fired up the other charcoal I had Piri Piri chicken which was good, complemented by a nice bottle of house, I would recommend.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We have been here before but a few years ago was good then, but this time was blown away by the tuna steak so tasty. The rustic charm of the place added to the experience, then we got the bill very reasonable.

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Thank NewYork092010
Derby, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Read the reviews of the green door, but have never really found it until the last trip. All I can say is that I'll be going back on next years golf trip. Just good, fresh, well cooked food - nothing fancy just simple and very, very tasty. Had a Bream and salad and it was as good as any of... More 

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Thank Timothy H
Braunton, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is a great restaurant, tucked away down a side street in Alvor, only recognisable by the green door. We ate here twice on our recent visit. The cataplana is the best on the Algarve and i also tried the golden bream - beautiful. The fish soup is great as are the garlic prawns - which you can have shelled.... More 

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Thank Carolyn B
Northumberland
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I made sure I could enjoy this place on my last night because it truly is one of the best places to eat in Alvor. As a solo traveller I feel very comfortable in Alvor generally and you are spoiled for choice. But this little taverna has incredible food and an incredibly cosy atmosphere. I had razor clams for starter... More 

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Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
West Yorkshire
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

After reading a review about this restaurant we had to find it...although on our first visit we couldn't get in we booked for the following evening. The wait was well worth it. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and is mixed with locals as well as tourists. The fish was the best I have ever had....the service was great and... More 

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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
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua dos Pescadores 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500-015, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?