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O Albertino

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Largo do Mercado 8 | Folgosinho, Gouveia 6290-081, Portugal
238 745 266
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
SofiaCunhaEca
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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2 helpful votes 2 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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Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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45 reviews 45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Lisbon, Portugal
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84 reviews 84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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Ribeirão Prêto, São Paulo, Brazil
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I don't even know where to start this review. I guess the proper word is pittoresque. It is an experience that every tourist should have. All you can eat, and I mean it, for 16 euro. Wine and dessert included. Four types of meat, all Portuguese country style, and sausages and cheese and, wow... Not exactly sophisticated and you will... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My family is from this town and every time I come through i always have to eat at O Albertino. The food is fantastic and there wont be any let downs. The place is always packed. If you're in the area it's worth it. There are also small souvenir shops in town and a castle than anyone can visit. I... More 

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Odivelas, Portugal
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

It's a traditional & slow food concept, for a all you can eat sistem. From far, it's a very good relation between price and quality. At weekends could be too crowded, so if you have the time go to this restaurant at working days you will get the same quality with an outstanding service. At the end, you will eat... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

that was our first encounter with authentic Portuguese cuisine and it coudnt be any better. Firstly restaurant is located in a beautiful village of Folgosinho with stone houses and narrow streets worth visit alone. and then of course the food, simple but very very tasty (goat was amazingly soft and spiced), solid portions. We have also met the owner Mr... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is famous in the area and comes very well recommended. It is a beautiful drive through the mountains to get to the small village of Folgosinho, with its fountains and picturesque houses. The restaurant was already packed when we arrived and since we didn't make any reservations we had to wait a while to be seated. The restaurant... More 

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Setubal, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

One of the best restaurants I've ever visited!! The food is tradicional and outstandingly well made. The portions are big and the quality is unquestionable. Price it's amazing, 15€ per person, all included (wine, desert, water, coffee and the meal) Definitely one place to try if you are in the region

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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

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  • Cuisine: Portuguese

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