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Chao das Covas Cafe

Largo Chao das Covas Evora, Evora 7000-573, Portugal
+351 266 706 294
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple sauce” (4 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
$$ - $$$
Largo Chao das Covas Evora, Evora 7000-573, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Searched for a good restaurant for soup for lunch on TripAdvisor and this restaurant came up. Tiny little place under the ancient aquaduct in a small square away from the centre. Most of the dishes are on small blackboards but were all in Portuguese. Couldn't...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MonsieurLeChai
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

Very well cooked food, with special dishes every day.. mushrooms/cogomeles and eggs with traditional saucage are a must!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Quest22387716896
Reviewed November 4, 2018

On an October Saturday evening, my wife and I practically had this tiny, unassuming gem of a restaurant — which during the high season can demand long waits — to ourselves. And what a treat, with wonderfully rustic Portuguese fare enjoyed in the cool autumn...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank braulioa8968
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Excellent lunch place for Portuguese food. Definitely recommend the cod with fries as well as the tomato soup

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PierreM684
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We chose Chao das Covas Cafe on it’s reviews, and by golly they got it so right. This wee hole in the wall cafe is a real treat. We shared the garlic shrimp and followed that up with black pork cheeks with apple sauce and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jmwoolies
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I'm writing this review mostly to tell everyone who eats meat to order the pork cheek. We just popped in for a snack and decided to split the pork cheek with applesauce. We are still talking about this meal 5 days later. Enjoy!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CMM1414
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We went there 4 people for dinner. 3 of us had the pork cheeks, they were insanely delicious. Wine of the house was very good, cheap as well. Well worth the detour, service was great, highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vincent M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We found this small place while walking in the narrow streets of Évora looking for a quiet place to eat. We took a seat in their small deck and we chose a salad and “açorda de camarão” - the açorda was maybe the best I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ana_teresa_simoes
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Recommended by the staff at our hotel. The cafe was a great choice as we sat on the patio and enjoyed the evening. Service was good, food excellent and the setting very comfortable and relaxing. Our host, the owner was very indulgent as we worked...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Q4953VDrobertd
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

Recommended by our host we walked across the quiet square and waited outside for them to open for dinner at 7pm. We were not the only ones waiting-a good sign in this town full of restaurants. The owners arrived exactly at 7 and once the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Kikoenmexico
Paula C, Gerente at Chao das Covas Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018
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Obrigada 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Chao das Covas Evora, Evora 7000-573, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Evora
  • Phone Number: +351 266 706 294
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