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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place with the best view (we could see dolphins from the terrace). Nice atmosphere with great service. Food was amazing and fresh. Huge recommendation from us.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 21 June 2021

The view from the terrace is lovely, although closer to the edge of the terrace it does not smell great... The food was OK. The platter we ordered looked like it had all come from the supermarket (processed meats etc) so we were not very...impressed. We were shocked by this as the majority of TripAdvisor reviews are quite positive about it. However, would suggest you only visit here for a drink.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 10 June 2021 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting here but was let down with the food, really bland, it didn’t seem freshly cooked. However the waitress was lovely, and the view is beautiful so would recommend for drinks.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 June 2021 via mobile

Amazing lunch with an amazing view. Lovely choice of different tapas to share for lunch with salads, meats, cheeses and beads. Fantastic sangria too. Would highly recommend

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 October 2020

Staying in the Rocamar having a cafe like Iguana nearby was an amazing find. Owned by a lady from Ayrshire and her Portuguese husband we were recommended to give it a try for lunch and was glad that we did. Me and my wife ordered...a substantial Portuguese tapas which was fantastic and well priced, we returned the next day for Cheese and ham toastie with a portion of chips. Du to return to Albufeira in April next year and will definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 October 2020

Had lunch here. Lovely view and very nice waiters. Unfortunately we weren’t very impressed with our (tapas)lunch. We thought the meat came from the local supermarket. Not very tasteful. Would not come here again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Went a couple of times, really loved this place. The lady who owns this bar is fantastic, makes you feel welcome and great service. Small menu, burgers, tapas. I had the lamb burger which was to die for. The house wine great and the views...out of this world!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

My favourite cafe with amazing views, staff are really friendly, tables clean. I enjoy a nice cocktail from here after a day on the beach, large beer €2.80 cocktails from €5

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 15 September 2020

Lovely food and great service at this restaurant. Shady terrace with wonderful ocean views just great after morning on the beach! We visited three times during a week stay, and the menu has tasty and interesting food available. Staff very friendly and service excellent. Also...very careful in the cleaning of tables & chairs between customers to comply with Covid restrictions which was very reassuring. Dolphins were seen one day from terrace as added bonus!! Highly recommend a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 September 2020

We discovered this wonderful place whilst wandering away from the main drag of the town. Midday to 3pm on the terrace enjoying a few beers and wonderful salads and Algarve garlic carrots was sublime. Thanks to all involved for your kindness and service. Keep an...eye out for the dolphins!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Response from amyoneillokeeffe | Reviewed this property |
i don't think so no, they don't open until 11.30 every day, closed on wednesdays
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Iguana Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5