We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Cafe Alentejano

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Rossio Marques de Pombal 14 15, Estremoz 7100-513, Portugal
+351 268 337 300
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 14: English reviews
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Horrible service outside (we are outside because of our dog), and unhelpful and unattentive staff. Long wait for food, but tasty when it arrived. Bad service (wrong wine, waited for fork, wrong food order...). At the end we got overcharged and argued with us when questioned (we were right, over charged 12 euros).

Thank Jay_Rib
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really nice typical food and delicious deserts :) very kind staff and good price. The Black pig was amazing

Thank Ineseco
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Just try the restaurant upstairs: the food is great, the place looks out of the 1920s. Simple, but really nice. Service is friendly. Deserts are unforgettable.

Thank DaniBehr
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
85 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2016

If you are staying in Estremoz, this is a MUST GO restaurantt!! It's right in the center plaza of Estremoz, so it's very easy to find it. Better eat upstairs where you can enjoy the view from the balcony. This restaurante belongs to the Residence with the same name. The menu consists mostly on food from Alentejo, which is very... More 

1 Thank AnaPedro31
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
227 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I can't say enough about this excellent local restaurant! Food cooked with love. Reasonable prices. Excellent service. Antique old building full of Portuguese charm. By far the best meal we had in Portugal in 10 days. Try the beans with pork & the veal chop. Unbelievable! Great value! €27 for 2 mains and a bottle of wine.

1 Thank Frangipani12
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

No one spoke English but we managed with our limited Portuguese. The restaurant was on the 1st floor of this fairly basic looking hotel but was a pleasant room with good service. We had couvert, soup, duck rice, (my wife had black pork, our friends enjoyed lamb chops), then a bowl of fresh cherries for dessert. That with 2 bottles... More 

1 Thank david q
London, ON
Level Contributor
325 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Food in Portugal never comes quickly, but this food took even longer than normal. It was good when it came: grilled tuna and lamb stew. The prices were reasonable and the value was good. You will enjoy the food, but don´t be in a hurry.

Thank Chileice
Level Contributor
65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2014

Great food but a very stressed waiter. Didn't want to put a proper abby chair to us at first, but in the end his wife helped. Great cheap food, super typical portgueuse. Worth a visit if you're in Estremoz!

Thank Sashall
Key West, Florida
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Very down home kinda cookin', nothing special, very bland, but I find that this is the type of cuisine in this region. Lots of cod and black pork dishes. Still it hit the spot.

Thank Oceans75
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2013

My wife and I were staying in one of the Pensao Alentejano rooms just down the hall from this second floor restaurant, and on the recommendation of a local, decided to give it a try. It was very good, but not great. We shared a main of Porco a alentejana (pork served with clams) which was excellent, but the bread... More 

2 Thank Richard3999

Travellers who viewed Cafe Alentejano also viewed

Estremoz, Evora District
Estremoz, Evora District
Estremoz, Evora District
Estremoz, Evora District
Estremoz, Evora District
Estremoz, Evora District

Been to Cafe Alentejano? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rossio Marques de Pombal 14 15, Estremoz 7100-513, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Estremoz
  • Phone Number: +351 268 337 300

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Alentejano staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?