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fisherman's rest

Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
+351 282 458 170
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sardines” (23 reviews)
“fresh fish” (14 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Portuguese, Soups
$$ - $$$
Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We always visit this restaurant when in Alvor - It's our favourite fish restaurant by far. Once you have picked what type of fish you like, they bring it to your table to inspect, then cook it on the open BBQ. The flavour and freshness...More

Thank TriciaBishop
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week and the food was delicious. I had the lamp chops. Service was slow but your are on you holidays so what is the panic.Also had a lovely Irish coffee. The restaurant is very busy between the hours of 7 and 9. If...More

Thank 12Holidays2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Among a slew of restaurants along the waterfront in Alvor. The place has a huge charcoal grill up front. Pretty much every order is grilled there. We started with Sardine and split a large red fish,not snapper, for dinner. Everything is done to perfection. Service...More

Thank ebweng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here as recommended by our taxi driver. We both love fish. I ordered the sole and my husband ordered the red snapper. They weigh the fish and show it to you on a plate, tell you the weight and then cook it...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic Portuguese fish restaurant just up from the shoreline in Alvor. Great atmosphere and great food. Would recommend the monkfish rice for 2.

Thank Donal D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here in 2016 and came back again this year... It is the best fish iv ever had in '16 and '17 was even better. Red snapper all the way. It's cooked on an open BBQ and the flavour is unreal... my parents returned 3...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch in the fishermans rest. ordered sardines. Could not believe it when they arrived. 5 large sardines potatoes and salad and of course a bottle of wine . Thought how will I get through these but believe you me once I started I...More

Thank catherinetierney
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We have visited this fish restaurant on many occasions and the fish is really good. I particularly like the side dishes of potatoes and salads. Quite a bit bigger inside than the small fish restaurant Arco Da Velha opposite so you don't always have to...More

Thank eileenlee59
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This restaurant is amongst a cluster near the sea front in Alvor, and all are very good. After the Couvert, I had grilled Golden Bream (Dorada), and my wife had fried Sea Bream in batter. It was fun, seeing them being cooked right beside us...More

1  Thank Breckski587
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It was our mission to try the local grilled sardines - they were delicious! We decided to share a portion as you get 6/7 with salad but added french fries to our order. All washed down with some local wine. We are still dreaming of...More

Thank SPSCaterham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Down At Sea Front | alvor, Alvor, Portimao 8500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 170
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