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Vovo Joaquina

Rua do Sembrano 57, Beja 7800-487, Portugal
+351 961 302 815
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“rice” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua do Sembrano 57, Beja 7800-487, Portugal
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Vovo Joaquina
1. Our food
"There is a modern take on alentejo food"
Margaret P
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2. Staff and Atmosphere
"Tasty food, super nice staff and excellent atmosphere"
ricbdc
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3. Great food and nice setting
"A plus for tourism. A must visit when in Beja."
Kathleen G
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2018

mixing the tradicional way to cook with a modern and tasty presentation. a bit expencive for a city of bja, but i wouldnt to go again!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eunice Fernande... C
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We passed Beja on our return from Algarve to Lisbon and had a delicious lunch at Bovo Joaquina. From the tomatoe and celeri soup through juicy lamb cutlets to the laurel panna cotta : each dish expertly prepared and so good one could „chorar para...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DagmarH613
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Excellent dinner. A fabulous use of traditional Portuguese recipes and ingredients with a real contemporary twist. A superb meal. Good wine and the most friendly service ever. Very well done to all involved .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 577lizs
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We had a delightful lunch in this nice restaurant near the centre of town. There is a modern take on alentejo food priced extremely reasonably for high quality food and presentation.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Margaret P
Eric W, Gerente at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Dear Margaret, We are glad you enjoyed the quality of the food, the presentation and your overall experience at our restaurant. We hope to see you again sometime. Kind regards, Vovó Joaquina

Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

We had a perfect experience in this amazing restaurant , the food was super delicious and I'm very high quality , taking our food experience to a different level in this local restaurant of Alentejo , the food was made from local products and inspired...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Michael A
Eric W, Gestor at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Hello Michael, We appreciate your review and are happy to know you enjoyed your experience at our restaurant. We will be happy to see you again sometime. Kind regards, Vovó Joaquina

Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

The ambiance was good; the food authentic but with a twist to make it different. Excellent. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 940luisaf
Hugo O, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Dear customer, thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed your food and the ambiance Hope to see you again!

Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We got very well impressed with the cozy atmosphere at Vovó Joaquina. Very beutiful place. Besides that the waiters were very kind and helpful. We ordered octopus salad as starter, rice with skids as main course and chocolate brownie with caramel crispies for dessert. Everything...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Galante2014
Hugo O, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Dear customer thank you for the wonderful review. We are glad you visited us during your stay in Beja. We hope to serve you onde again in the future. Best regards Vovó Team

Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

Vovo Joaquina is a unique restaurant ! Food is great quality traditional food but with a modern twist. Fresh products are used daily from local producers! Wine list is fantastic, the starters , main dishes all ends up with a fantastic desert! By far the...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AndreA1371
Hugo O, Gerente de relações com clientes at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2017

Dear customer thank you for your great review. We are so glad you really enjoyed all the food and also the Vovo environment. We hope to see you in a near future! Best Regards, Vovo Team

Reviewed November 26, 2017

Lovely place recommended by the owner of a coffee shop nearby. Converted old warehouse type building, but really cozy inside. Lovely staff who were very helpful with our orders. We shared two dishes, firstly cod fish with coriander rice which was absolutely delicious. We also...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank pb980
Hugo O, Guest Relations Manager at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

Dear customer, thank you for the wonderful review, we´re glad you enjoyed your meal. Best Regards Vovó Team

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Great place with fantastic food and great value, the owner made us so welcome we wanted to go back the second night of our stay but it was too far to walk as it was raining heavy. My wife had fantastic Lamb cutlets and I...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Alan W
Hugo O, Guest Relations Manager at Vovo Joaquina, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2017

We're glad to hear such wonderful words from you, this is the reason why we work hard everyday. To please every customer! Hope you come back someday. Best Regards Vovó team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Sembrano 57, Beja 7800-487, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Beja District  >  Beja
  • Phone Number: +351 961 302 815
  • E-mail
Description
High Informal Cuisine is the phrase that best describes us! Come and join us for the best Portuguese Food, 100% natural from our garden and farm.
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