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O Albertino

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European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
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Largo do Mercado 8 | Folgosinho, Gouveia 6290-081, Portugal
238 745 266
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  • 139
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  • 15
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  • 9
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Eat cheap and gooooood

No menu. One price. Typical portuguese food. Let the food flow... it's 3 meals with all included. Don't Forget to drink a liqueur at the end in the cafe... If you go there don't be surprise by the look in the ground floor, it's look like a normal little café of the village. the best thing to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
GIlberto E
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No menu. One price. Typical portuguese food. Let the food flow... it's 3 meals with all included. Don't Forget to drink a liqueur at the end in the cafe... If you go there don't be surprise by the look in the ground floor, it's look like a normal little café of the village. the best thing to do it's to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

If it could be rated 7* I would....but be ready....you need to ibernate after!!! 5 plates of outstanding food!!!

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Thank Douglas D
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

O Albertino is a nice typical restaurant to go with family and friends, the food is tasty and very well served. Later, you can go sightseeing the awsome landscapes in Folgosinho. Warning, you may need to make reservations because its full everytime.

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Thank Rui C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took our teenaged son for lunch here as it has great ratings on Trip Advisor. We never got a bite - decided to leave due to the shocking rudeness of the owner of the restaurant! We had enjoyed a marvelous couple of days in Serra Da Estrela and found the people to be exceptional everywhere we... More 

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Thank FightinTiger
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Excellent restaurant in a nice mountain village. The food was amazing and the persons in the village are very welcoming

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Thank David S
Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

In the center of a small village near Serra da Estrela, offers a 5-plate buffet (with service) of traditional Portuguese food. Good local appetizers. Experience is improved if you sleep over in one of the available houses... you can enjoy - and eat and drink - more if you do this. Only the restaurant? Rating-4 if you have to travel... More 

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Thank Joao F
Lisbon, Portugal
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

You dont choose anything! You eat all the 5 main plates and the apeteziers that they offer. You cant miss it :) take a walk around the village after lunch. Dont forget to make a reservation.

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Thank SofiaCunhaEca
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

For some years now I´ve been planning to go here. I´ve heard so many good comments that my expectations were very high. Maybe that´s the main reason why I felt a little bit disappointed. Don´t get me wrong, the place is very nice, the food is good and plentiful, and the service very efficient. Still, O Albertino didn´t earned a... More 

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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Pittoresque. A LOT of food, and very good and tasteful. God ServingCrew and well worth the price.... in the middle of nowhere....Use a GPS and go for it! If you are a FOOD-Lover... Go there...!

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Thank Filippa A
Lisbon, Portugal
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84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My father was born here and I'd never think that Folgosinhp would cater world-class gastronomy... But they do, in their own way. Albertino's mother owned a Taberna so the family has roots in the business, but Albertino grew it to a whole different level. He serves probably over 1000 meals on a Saturday. Now let me tell you how it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo do Mercado 8 | Folgosinho, Gouveia 6290-081, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Guarda District  >  Gouveia
  • Phone Number: 238 745 266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Portuguese, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?