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Cafe Alentejo

Rua do Raimundo 5 | Junto a Praca Do Giraldo, Evora 7000-661, Portugal
+351 266 706 296
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oxtail” (10 reviews)
“ox tail” (4 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 PM - 10:45 PMAll hours
CUISINES
European, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua do Raimundo 5 | Junto a Praca Do Giraldo, Evora 7000-661, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 164 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

If my review only included the food, Cafe Alentejo would be a solid 4, above average. However, rushed, then disinterested slow service really tainted our experience. As one of the first seated at the beginning of their dinner, our waiter seemed to want us to...More

Thank sandflytoes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Based on local people's advice and Trip Advisor we visited this highly rated restaurant and had a wonderful dinner. Starting with olives octopus and cream cheese with delicious bread we then graduated to ox tail in red wine sauce which was really good and very...More

Thank Marshall S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place, inexplicable flavors and fair price, rustic decor, an old tavern that one can not miss. Eat black pork cheeks!

Thank Rodolpho G
Reviewed 13 September 2017

the food was very good, very specialties from the area, great wines, and the staff was very helpful!

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We visit this restaurant together each year, always in the last week of August on our way back to the UK although I have been in the winter on a number of occasions. We have never had anything other than excellent food, brilliant and tasty...More

Thank Barossap
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

In the staff's defense, I'll start by saying we sat down about one hour before closing time, so I'm sure they wanted to rush our order. However, we were not ready so the waiter was a little brisk and snappy; never rude, just not patient....More

Thank LisboetaAbroad
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Do yourself a favour, and do not eat here! We have been in Portugal for 10 days and the meal we were served here, was by far and away, the very worst meal we have had. The starters were ordinary, but OK. For mains, we...More

Thank davisau
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Somewhat indifferent food, waiters rushing around and not getting complete orders.perhaps good for tour groups and large parties but very off putting to those sitting at a table for two or four. Over cooked vegetables and overwhelmed waiters. Look further and you can do better

Thank Bagabondnyc
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Café Alentejo was recommended by our tour guide when we were in Evora and he was spot on! We had their special braised beef cheek dish and it was totally delicious. The couple that we dined with, her husband licked his dish showing the owner...More

Thank DaveL300
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We have eaten here twice and each time the food has been excellent, but the service the second night was not as good as the first. The wine list is good, but a little hard to follow as it is listed under the various local...More

Thank Diana O
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Nearby Attractions
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.14 km away
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.12 km away
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.03 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$24
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:30 PM - 10:45 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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