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Cafe Alentejo

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Rua do Raimundo 5 | Junto a Praca Do Giraldo, Evora 7000-661, Portugal
+351 266 706 296
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Brownwood, Texas
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came into the restaurant at 5 minutes to 3:00pm. Many restaurants will turn you away at this time...we experienced that in Lisbon! But the waiter told us that we would need to order quick as the kitchen would close. So we ordered a bottle of water, 2 cold beers, bread, shrimp appetizer and the baked cod fish. Beer was... More 

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Thank TheTexasTSip
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just off the main square. Genuine alentejo food, excellent waiting staff and memorable interior. Excellent house wine at 14€ a bottle. House specialities around 13€ don't need a started as great covert and big portions. Worth trying something different

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Thank India F
Cranbrook, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Cafe Alentejo based on a rommendation from another restaurant (Dom Jaoquim). The food was exceptional, our waiter recommended a lovely Alentejo red to go with the meal, and dessert with port and coffee was a must. We never felt rushed and the service was very good. This was clearly one of our top 25 meals ever; HIGHLY... More 

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Thank John P
Sao Paulo, SP
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were indicated on this restaurant by an owner of a Quinta at the Douro. And we were not disappointed. Good food (we had the arroz de pato and eggs com cilarta) in generous sizes (2 can eat) nice Alentejo dessert as well as a comprehensive Alentejo wine list. Good prices and nice staff.

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Thank Ricardo F
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, best service we're had after two weeks in Portugal (not that service is generally poor here), modestly sized menu and reasonable pricing. The Ox Tail stew (with rice) and Alentejo salad were just right. The casa vihno tinto was better and more favourably priced than higher end wines we've had elsewhere on this trip.

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Thank Bruce M
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Husband and I spent 2 weeks in Portugal and Spain and this was by far the best meal we have had. We arrived right at 730 (opening time for dinner) and were the first table, however within 30 minutes the restaurant was almost full, and this was a Wednesday night. We started with couvert- an octopus salad and sheep's cheese... More 

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Thank bredding9049
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Skip the overpriced mediocre quality of the restaurants lining the square. This restaurant is 50 steps off the square---great food and service.

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Thank SledHeadStar
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had luch at this restaurant (couple with 2 children) because it was recommended by a local lady and we didn't regret. Service was very good and the food even better. Try "bacalhau ao forno"(good for 2 people) and do not miss the prize winning cheese pudding.

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Thank LiciaRO
Leesburg, Virginia
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138 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant - built in the 16th century as an inn for Royals- you will not be disappointed as the food is superb - the steak and lamb chips are excellent. Make sure you don't miss the home made chips!

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Thank Mohamed E
Savona, Italy
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335 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A cozy place , located in perfect city travellers position , this old cellar , offer regional dishes by fresh ingredients and satisfactory portions. Satisfactory list of wines and , on line with prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 22
Cuisine
European, Portuguese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Raimundo 5 | Junto a Praca Do Giraldo, Evora 7000-661, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Evora
  • Phone Number: +351 266 706 296
Description
Cafe Alentejo,an old tavern whose architecture dates back to the fifteenth century was once a Royal inn.
Is situated in the center of Evora,5 m from the Giraldo square.Serves a fine traditional cuisine and proposes a very diverse collection of wines.In a warm and very welcoming atmosphere it attracts a local and international clientele.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?