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O Alpendre

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Bairro Serpa Pinto 22, Arraiolos 7040-014, Portugal
+351 266 419 024
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Queluz, Portugal
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Arraiolos with a large menu including the most delicious local gastronomy. Portions are large and price very competitive. Our waiter was Pedro, with a professional and friendly service.

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Thank Corneliu P
Lisbon, Portugal
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259 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Here is the right place to taste excelent regional food! With very friendly staff, that will help you choose, come in and have a marvellous meal, tasting the Alentejo regional food...

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Oeiras, Portugal
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We try to lunch in this restaurant, but it was full, we try to reserve for dinner and we have a really nice dinner. The food was great and the waiters was really nice. We recommend it, but don't forget to reserve before going there.

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Thank Rjesus2014
Porto, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I come to this restaurant whenever I am in the vicinity - sometimes I even travel all the way from Lisbon. Very honest food, full of regional flavors, at a more than reasonable price. A must for those who wish to sample southern Portuguese cuisine at a high level

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Thank Rui F
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Food was ok and desserts were delicious but perhaps our experience wasn't as good because of the table we were given. We were at the back of the restaurant, next to the kitchen; it was noisy and the smell of cleaning products was strong.

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Thank ethelfonseca
Oliveira de Azemeis, Portugal
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

During my stay in Alentejo was the most typical restaurant found. The plates are very typical and well prepared, good service and the environment gives a feeling of being on Alentejo. If near Arroiolos this is a restaurant to visit. Each plate is enough for more than one person, so we were 5 and order only 4 plates even so... More 

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Thank goncalvs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Very cosy restaurant. Wonderful food. Service is excellent. The plates are very we served. It has been a great experience.

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Thank Sandra A
Lisbon, Portugal
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I recommend "Ovos mexidos com espargos" (revolted eggs with asparagus) as a starter between a wide variety available, Then taste the fantastic Portuguese typical "Açorda Alentejana" with a huge codfish portion and/or "Massinha de peixe". All the desserts are absolutely sweet according the regional tradition. You should drink na Alentejo wine! Very good service.

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Thank Cricket282015
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106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My first visit was just a delight. Had to drive 100km but was worthed. Very good restaurant. Friendly staff. Great food. The entrees are very filling and if one does not know when comes to the main meal you already full with all the great entrees. Not cheap but a treat for special occasions. On the menu there are many... More 

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Thank Clara S
Bangkok, Thailand
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556 reviews
448 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Forget those stars and ranking. Here is the local one with passion. Such a warm service from the family. Each dish was just full of flavour. Ingredients were of high quality. And if you are into wine, their wine range was as well decent. God!!!! Wish I can come back here often.

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Thank KwinAun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bairro Serpa Pinto 22, Arraiolos 7040-014, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Arraiolos
  • Phone Number: +351 266 419 024

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