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Cafe Calcinha

Praca da Republica 67, Loule 8100-270, Portugal
+351 964 066 842
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Praca da Republica 67, Loule 8100-270, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had read the reviews and perhaps expected more. Service ok but order completely wrong, still waiting for a cup of tea, in the end we left it. Surroundings lovely, cakes on offer poor. We didn’t try any lunch etc.

Thank Nigel_HAltrincham
Cafe_Calcinha, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We regret your less good experience. Thanks for your feedback, we will try to do better.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Each time we arrive in Loule this is our first stop to take a coffee, small lunch or apero. It's a historic building where you feel the local portuguese atmosphere. The Pastels de Nate are excellent as well as the toasted tuna sandwiches. A must...More

Thank MoorselBay6972
Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your words. We are very pleased to serve you.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here for lunch Saturday a week ago after visiting the Loule market and were pleasantly surprised. Our three kids ate a burger each and we ate some cuttlefish strips, Octopus Salad and cod salad. It was all deliscous and good value for money....More

Thank Farandaway184
Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered this cafe when we were in Loule for the Med Festival.They were cordoning the streets around the market off, and so we sat behind whicker fencing the first time we came.Full of locals and tourists, inside and outside, Loved the original decor, with...More

Thank kelterman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this historic (1929) cafe accidentally a couple of years ago and now would not visit Loule without making sure we have a coffee here. Excellent coffee, orange juice, pastel de nata and sweet folhado. We ordered toast with butter and the most...More

Thank gilliandulwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called here one Sunday afternoon for lunch. Looking forward to a lovely lunch following feedback.. Seating available both inside & out on the street. We sat down at an available table outside. It wasn’t too busy but unfortunately the 2 guys serving made no attempt...More

Thank Bella8891
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We visited for lunch and had the daily special which was octopus and sweet potato. It was excellent. The service was also very good. You can sit inside or outside on the pavement under parasols and watch the world go by. We didn't make it...More

Thank Gavin W
Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for your visit and for your message. See you soon!

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Very nostalgic and charming. Close to the castle, nice pavement seating, but all the nostalgia is inside. Framed photos of former days, great architecture, nice chilled Vino Branco, and tasty sandwiches. Well worth a visit!

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thanks for your visit and the review. See you soon.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We went to this cafe for a light lunch and we weren’t disappointed at all freshly cooked food very helpful and welcoming staff ,delicious pastry to finish the meal with coffe .

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Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thanks for your visit. We hope you enjoyed your visit to the city and also hope we will be back to visit us. Thank you for your rating

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This recently reopened Cafeteria and Snack-bar is conveniently located near the market place and the municipality offers good snacks, a local pastel called “foolhardiness de Loulé”. Nice terrasse to sip yur coffee or fresh orange juice outside, next to the bronze author V. Aleixo.

Thank Julvol
Bruno I, Manager at Cafe Calcinha, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you very much for your comment and for your visit. We hope to be able to count on your presence in our space again.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$34
Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca da Republica 67, Loule 8100-270, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Loule
  • Phone Number: +351 964 066 842
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