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Al Dente

Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (63 reviews)
“macaroni” (4 reviews)
“bruschetta” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Ate here only once and the pizzas were simple but tasty.....the atmosphere created a feeling of a warm family run restaurant

Thank RiverSwim
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming on and off for years. Good food and personally have always found the staff attentive. Pizzas excellent. Good starters and the mushroom aAl Dente starters excellent. Reasonable choice of wine. Overall very nice but slightly pricier than it used to be.

Thank BruceT633
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Great value for money, excellent meal. Well worth a visit when dining out in Alvor. Italian cuisine with attentive staff and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We had arrived in Alvor quite late so after checking in at the hotel we set off to find some food. We spotted Al Dente after visiting the nearby supermarket and walked in to a busy restaurant. The staff were friendly and gave the option...More

Thank pter4d
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We go here infrequently when we are in Alvor and only because my daughter likes it. Meals are fine, I always feel they are a bit pricier than other equivalent restaurants in Alvor, but no justification for the higher prices. One of our more expensive...More

Thank GlasgowWinelover
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We've been travelling to Alvor for a number of years, and have in the past made a b-line to Aldente. Sadly standards have dropped and there are better alternatives nearby.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Last visited Alvor 13 years ago and ate here once again and even had the same main course of the Chef's Special Pasta which consisted of seafood pasta with a pizza base topping - as tasty as last time. Good choice of wine service a...More

Thank Ianlivi
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here today, staff really friendly and didn't rush us at all, even though they were closing at 3pm . We had a lovely tuna & pineapple pizza and the house wine, we will definitely be returning, very reasonable price and great...More

Thank EdithP342
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Have visited this Restaurant on 3 separate occasions, 1st time 2ywars ago, we had a Lengthy delay & food was mediocre Last year we were coaxed by my Daughter who loves Italian, again Lengthy wait and food mediocre This year we dined there 8 of...More

Thank Shona R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It has been several years since we have been coming here to alvor and for whatever reason have not been to this restaurant until this year. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice it was inside. My hubby had shrimp in a linguine cream sauce...More

Thank CanadianBeachFan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 4 - Loja 16 Rua Quinta da Praia, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
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