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Snack Bar Fonte Nova

Rua da Praca 2, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
+351 968 524 802
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“lamb chops” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Portuguese, Bar, International, Mediterranean, European
Rua da Praca 2, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We were a bit unsure where to eat in Alte but we found ourselves right in front of this restaurant and decided to try it. The waiter was super nice and the food was good. We had barbecue chicken and some wine. It was a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CCurado
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Very quaint little place staff friendly good quality food and drink 🍷. We went early evening and it was not very busy at all, it’s quite busy early in the day and later on in the evening, local pottery for sale, it’s definitely a place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Sharon K
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Set at the entrance of the fontes is this lovely little snack bar ideal for a coffee and a cake or even local snacks ,very cheap beer and very friendly they don't speak much English but they will understand ,The Fontes is a local Natuaral...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed November 10, 2017

How can you go wrong when an extended family cooks and serves. This town is a small tourist bus destination even in the off season. Tha'st why we chose this small restaurant w/o a bus parked in front. Always get at least a block off...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mrbob3338
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here today for lunch, we had olives, bread, cheese, couvert, I had lamb chops, my partner had the bacalhau stew (codfish), we both had poached pears for dessert, 2 glasses of wine, a shandy and a sparkling water, all for €30, food was very...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank holidaylady21
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We wandered through this delightful little village and stopped at the first place we found to eat, not expecting anything special. Instead, we had the most delicious food - the best sea bass -best fish dish of our entire time in Portugal. An unassuming place,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Barb0524
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We met some friends on a Sunday, hoping to find somewhere convivial for lunch. This place was about the only restaurant in Alte that was completely full, so we asked when they'd have a table. We returned 25m later, and they had one for us....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank meadowend51
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Freshly squeezed orange juice is a speciality of the Algarve and almost every cafe provides it. Here we enjoyed watching the automatic OJ squeezer extracting the gorgeous juice before enjoying a refreshing drink.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank John A
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Drive from Tavira to Louie we then ended up in Alte for lunch Found this place by church and seemed popular We had specials of sea bass and pork with clans Both delicious served with salad and potato Really good value, well worth a stop...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 40somethingWiltshire
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Alte late in the day for lunch (15:30!). We all had the special - sea bass with boiled potatoes and salad - and it was delicious. 10 Euros plus drinks ... Excellent.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Threemilestone
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Praca 2, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Alte
  • Phone Number: +351 968 524 802
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