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Restaurant Rio A Vista

Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 048 562
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (14 reviews)
“kebabs” (7 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice food one of the better meals we had in Alvor. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was excellent, we had the garlic mushrooms and piri piri chicken the sauce from which made my lips numb and made the excellent house red...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here was great as was the service. They were very busy when we visited but the service was still great. Would recommend.

Thank YvoKelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the upper terrace overlooking the street and setting sun. It is a fantastic location. This is my 5th time back at the restaurant over the years. What keeps me coming back is the amazing Peri-Peri chicken, it is succulent and tasty. The...More

Thank HaloumiHouse
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I love this restaurant and returned this year for another great meal. The prawns on a skewer were delicious. Other family members had Portuguese steak and cataplana which were all first class. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely return next year.

Thank zed1313
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

A long standing restaurant on the now noisy & more brash part on the Main Street up from the harbour. The traditional selection of Portuguese fish and meat dishes, we sat on the terrace next to the passing masses, devoured bread, olives and beer before...More

Thank ReallyBadHat
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very friendly. Excellent sardines and sea bass and very family-friendly with my unhungary 14 year old bring happily allowed to eat from the children's menu. Great location in the middle of the main tourist street.

1  Thank adalgarno
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Nice little restaurant, as the weather was hot we asked for a table upstairs at the window which gives you a lovely view of what is going on down the street, my husband had portugese steak cooked in the traditional tin dish which he said...More

1  Thank bambam10
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is generally a busy restaurant well situated in Alvor. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere is welcoming, there's a good value wine list with food that was good but not special!

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had 2 very nice meals here - staff are friendly & efficient, Food was really nice (altho' not really memorable), wine was good. Value was excellent

Thank Kazzrat
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Lovely food, great service and such great value for money. Hanging monk fish kebab and steak Portuguese style couldn't be faulted. Cheesecake and ice cream - yummy.

Thank Angela Q
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23 June 2015|
Response from Kitchener50 | Reviewed this property |
It always closes on a Sunday and they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rus Fredrico Mendez | Strada Principale Dei Ristoranti al Porto., Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 048 562
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