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Alto do Bairro


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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner

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Simple But Super-tasty
$6 - $14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews chicken skewers sardines tapas squid rings calamares garlic bread tiny place tasted amazing white sangria were lucky to get a table worth the wait small menu last night friendly service delicious food dishes portugal
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

A tiny little tapas bar in the middle of this historic town, makes a corner in a side street so very easy to miss. We went late on an out of season evening so were the only couple there. Waiter was very friendly, and food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank j8rda
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Amazing place. It’s very tiny but makes it cozy. Pretty modern restaurant and young staff. Take their homemade sangria, it’s great.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Charlieexx
Reviewed February 25, 2019 via mobile

This was such a good find. Went here based on Trip Advisor recommendations. The restaurant is tiny so you need to be careful that you don’t walk past it. We ordered the battered shrimp, chicken skewers, quesadillas and the sardines. Everything came out individually and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
3  Thank Rowster
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

We went here based on TripAdvisor recommendations and we weren’t disappointed!! The place is tiny and if you can at all I would recommend sitting outside. The menu is small but the food is amazing. Lovely sangria too 😊 Staff were very friendly. Some of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
4  Thank Miriam O
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We went twice for dinner. We ordered chicken quesadilla, sardines the first time. Loved it so much we went back and enjoyed chicken satay, prawns in Garlic sauce and garlic bread. It was all delicious. The place is small and cozy and probably can only...More

Date of visit: February 2019
4  Thank sheriep2014
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Nice cozy place, limited seat and food choice, but certainly will come back. Sardines are wonderful.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank YounesL380
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

In a unique place because of its size for just 11 people you get really good food, fresh prepared tapas and served with nice drinks.

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank erfolgscouch
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

I stumbled upon this place on TripAdvisor of places near me and this place popped up. We went on a Sunday when not much else was open and we were very pleasantly surprised. We absolutely LOVED the sardines, the goat cheese with honey, the calamari,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
4  Thank Roxanne_enos08
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food! Atmosphere is great although it is a small space as mentioned by some of the other reviewers. Staff are incredibly friendly although if the restaurant is full don’t expect incredibly quick service. Unfortunately, in our trip WE made a mistake in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank usaamahl
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We turned up and they were full. The manager said we could have a table in 15 minutes. He pointed us in the direction of a local bar. He then came and got us when the table was ready. Great service. I reckon a maximum...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alshepuk
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