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US$ 5 - US$ 6
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European, Portuguese
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Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 8 October 2021

What a wonderful find!!! We stopped for a water and stayed for wine, lunch, and great local conversation. We were drawn to this little corner shop because of the unique plant display out front. The hostess was so friendly and warm, we sat down and...stayed for wine then ordered lunch. Wine and food was excellent. If you are roaming around Crato, this is the stop for that local village experience. The hostess and other local clients were kind and so willing to chat with us. Highly recommend this place for your afternoon delight...More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

Are you looking for the best little place in Crato.... ? Don't hesitate to pass by th 'A Mercearia' !! Even if you're not hungry, you'll find something. From artwork to local specialities to take home. iI's worthwhile a smalll detour. The hospitality and friendliness...of this couple running a small food- and art-specialities shop including a 'tapas-restaurant' with a selected few, but quality-wise top-excellent, items on the menu, makes a great impact on you. You can not walk away without simply admiring and adoring both the food and the atmosphere. We will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2020
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Foi um prazer termos vos recebido no nosso espaço. Ficámos bastante satisfeitos por vos termos criado bons momentos de conforto...More

Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely run place with great local specialties and crafts. A great little stop on the hilly ups and downs of this village.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2019
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Obrigado pela sua visita e ficámos bastante satisfeitos por ter gostado do nosso espaço.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

We came here to buy a few local handicrafts and fell in love with this cute little place so we returned the next day for a great homemade lunch. The owner is so nice! We had a fun conversation with her (thanks in part to...Google Translate!) All her food is lovely and reasonably priced, but if you don't want to eat an entire meal, you must at least try her homemade cakes with a coffee. Delicious!More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018
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Obrigado por terem vindo a A Mercearia. É sempre bom poder trocar ideias com os nossos clientes e ficámos bastante...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Catherine is the loveliest owner of her little tapa shop. Everything is handmade. Also you can drink her vino tinto or blanco de Alentejo. The price for all tapas and drinks???? See my bill! Peter and Betty from HollandMore

Date of visit: October 2017
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017
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Adorámos tê-los por cá. Esperamos que tenham levado muitas e boas recordações. Agradecemos a escolha no nosso espaço e a...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

When we arrive for a late snack/early dinner we were received with a quiet place was perfect. With sympathy everywhere from the owner we had a great meal and a rich talk with her. Great place and for sure recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017
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É sempre um prazer poder trocar idéias com os clientes que recebemos. Foi com grande prazer que vos recebemos em...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

"A Mercearia" was a old shop that was converted last year to a small "tapas" place and a shop where we can buy local products. We went there in late afternoon for have some small food and we were very happy with what we got!...Fantastic olives, bread, cheese, chorizo and a great wine all from Alentejo! And a great talk with the owner of the place, Catarina, that was very nice and friendly! A place to go if you are around Crato and want to have small food with good wine for a very decent amount of money!!!More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Rui R, Proprietário at A Mercearia, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017
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Agradecemos a vossa visita. Esperamos ter estado ao nível da vossa preferência.

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A Mercearia is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5