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The 7 Best Brunch and Breakfast Spots in the Algarve

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Updated: 26 June 2017
One of the best parts about breakfast in the Algarve is that there’s something for everyone, especially as this corner of Portugal is popular with tourists from all over the world. Since breakfast is the most important meal of the day, make sure to visit at least one of these amazing venues when in the area.

Doçaria Almeixar

Calling everyone with a sweet tooth: this is the place for you. Doçaria Almeixar was named after the establishment’s specialty in creating cakes, hence doçaria, and the region’s traditional way of drying fruits, called almeixar. Located in Albufeira, this is a convenient stop that’s also family-friendly, dishing up everything from waffles, crêpes and French toast, to coffee and fresh orange juice. Doçaria Almeixar serves lunch as well.

Estrada de Vale Rabelho, Albufeira, Portugal, +351 289 592 314

Try the French toast while visiting Doçaria Almeixar I
Try the French toast while visiting Doçaria Almeixar I | © Pixabay
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The Wander Inn

Stroll inside The Wander Inn and you’ll find an English pub in the heart of the Algarve. Their brunch menu includes a few favorites like English Breakfast (toast, beans, eggs, sausage, and bacon), omelets, and breakfast rolls. It’s also a great choice when in a group full of people who aren’t sure what they want – some can choose brunch while others can opt for a regular lunch. The Wander Inn is a family-run establishment, so expect meals that taste like they’ve been cooked at home.

Rua Alexandre Herculano, Albufeira, Portugal, +351 916 756 178

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Best Waffles

If the name wasn’t a great enough indicator that Best Waffles is an excellent breakfast spot, its location by the ocean is perfection itself. A couple of the menu items to try while there include toasties and waffles (with ice cream on top), which taste extra amazing when eaten on the café‘s terrace near Quarteira’s beach.

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Oasis Café

Located in the Lagos Marina, Oasis Café is a tranquil spot to moor up and enjoy a delicious meal. They have a complete, robust breakfast menu that includes vegetarian options served all day long. While there, pair your meal with a Bloody Mary cocktail, or choose a drink from their list of non-alcoholic cocktails.

Marina de Lagos, Loja 15 e 16, Marina de Lagos, Lagos, Portugal, +351 282 031 543

Winniehill Bed & Breakfast

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Winniehill Bed & Breakfast

It should come as no surprise that a B&B would serve some of the area’s best breakfast meals, and Winniehill B&B has been declared as one of the top choices in the Algarve. Book in for a night’s stay at this 100-year-old farmhouse, and you can feast the next morning on delights including sumptuous seasonal fruits and freshly homebaked bread.

155Z Alcaria Cova Estoi, Faro, Portugal, +351 289 098 437

Fresh fruits and baked goods are among the breakfast treats waiting for guests at Winniehill B&B I Courtesy of Winniehill B&B

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Conrad Algarve

This 5-star hotel in Almancil is one of the most beautiful hotels in the Algarve, and its breakfast has garnered rave reviews as one of the best in the region, serving both hot and cold items. As with every other aspect of the Conrad Algarve, dining is an indulgent affair, so get set to loosen your waistband.

Estr. Quinta do Lago, Almancil, Portugal, +351 289 350 700

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Earth Shop & Café

Earth Shop & Café is a vegetarian-friendly venue in the Algarve that caters to both plant and meat eaters. In addition to being a café, it is also a shop that offers health food items as well as handicrafts for sale. The breakfast meals include names like Earth Deluxe and Earth Delicia, reflecting Earth Shop & Café’s green and healthy lifestyle choices.

Rue das Flores 1, Carvoeiro, Portugal, +351 916 203 494