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Bistro Alegria

Shop 11, 20 Park Road, Brisbane, Queensland 4064, Australia
(07) 3369 7775
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Ranked #28 of 3,011 Restaurants in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cairns, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place has to be the best restaurant on Park Road. The quality of food was superb, the flavours excellent, and the portion size particularly generous for a tapas restaurant. The service was friendly and attentive and the meal is an all-round great dining experience. Yes, it's a bit on the pricey side, but it's worth what you get and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My partner and I went here on a Saturday night without a booking. Luckily they were able to accommodate us even though the restaurant was busy. We decided to share the tapas and ordered arancini, braised wild boar, braised pork and veal balls and the watercress salad. The tapas were all reasonable size and were well presented. The braised wild... More

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melbourne
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I see a few comments about the service - they appear to use overseas staff and we've noticed that some are better than others. As far as the food and wine goes - alegria is the stand out dining option on the park rd strip. Food is great, wine list is comprehensive. We've left reviews on other sites as well... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Recently had Sunday lunch with a friend and although the food was nice the service was poor - so much so that after waiting 20 mins to order desserts we then waited another 20 mins until giving up and paying the bill without having them. Disappointing when the waiter said they had an apprentice doing them - assume they had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I keep going back. The food and the friendly staff make it an essential location for me. My favourite is the garlic prawns with sourdough followed closely by the platter with balsamic, feta and pickled garlic. Finally got to breakfast there and again great food and service.

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Queensland, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went to Alegria last Friday evening and as a lover of lamb shanks I naturally had to try theirs. Although only a lamb shank (singular) it was a large shank that yielded an ample quantity of beautiful tender and succulent lamb - quite superb!

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Perth, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Good quality and fresh food. Nice amuse bouche. Varied wine list. However, I am always slightly put off when I am presented with a mountain of food. The serves of food are probably too large for two people to enjoy a variety of Tapas (the whole point of tapas is to enjoy a sample of flavours). We shared two tapas... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had the most delicious tapas feast. Huge portions full of flavour. Service was excellent too. Can't wait to go back.

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Brisbane, Australia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We went here for a work lunch and booked in advance. I would recommend booking, it was quite busy even on a working day. We ordered tapas to share and they were all really good. The wine was delicious. The service was a little slow to start with. Enjoyed the lunch and would probably go back to try the dinner... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Alegria is a shining light in the busy Park Rd strip; with a buzzy but laid back vibe. Visited on a cold Friday, with a reservation, to a packed bistro. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, and the food is super quality and value. Be warned though that the serve sizes are huge - one tapas and two main courses was... More

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