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Restaurante Adega Velha

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Rua Joaquim Jose Vasconcelos Gusmao, Mourao 7240-255, Portugal
266 586 443
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Lisbon, Portugal
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Adega Velha has some excellent food of Alentejo region. The restaurant is very typical, with the tables set inside a wine cellar, side by side with big wine amphorae were some of the wine that you drink there is produced. My favourite dish (and my daughter’s) is Perdiz Assada (roast partridge) and for dessert Encharcada.

1 Thank lacba
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this place if you are traveling inside Portugal. Unique taste of portugees fish soup ( you can consider it a meal), with wine and kind staff ;):)

Thank Sanam M
Lisbon, Portugal
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Great place if you are familiar with traditional (deep) Alentejo, fantastic if you want to discover what it was like. Only true local appetizers, main courses, and desserts in generous sizes. The house red is made the old way in large clay 'talhas' and is excellent, fresh, smooth tannins, fruity. All in all, a wonderful experience!

Thank ric_melo
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

You really don't need luck to hear 'Cantar Alentejano' since many gather here to have a glass of wine and they start singing. Really good kitchen, eggs with asparagus 5/5, 'Paio' 5/5, bread 5/5. Also try the 'Sopa de Cação' really good. The wine is from the owners farm, it's not the best wine in the world but is really... More 

Thank Pedro B
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to have a family dinner, great staff and service, try the shark soup with the local red wine from the signature big vases. You will live it

Thank Yvonne K
Linkoping, Sweden
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The shabby entrance can be confused with other restaurants. Directly inside the wall is a bar. The walls here are filled with old radios. Further on is the restaurant with simple rectangular tables. Here you also find a large shelf on one wall filled with antiques. sorry to say, the personell does not take care of maintenance and purity of... More 

Thank servtoyou
Bangkok, Thailand
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

It was a birthday of a special person. He choose this restaurant for us to celebrate. It's home. The food is home cook.. The wine is not the usual commercial wine again it's homemade, the get it straight from the clay pot. The owner Joaquim Bacao is such a lovely guy. I don't speak Portuguese but he made an effort... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This little quaint restaurant in the centre of Mourao is definitely worth visiting. When we were going down the hill, we heard a song and thanks to that we managed to find this charming place. As we entered, we saw a nice scene: old portuguese gentlemen were singing шт choir and drinking local vine and having so much fun. We... More 

1 Thank snarkboojum
Oeiras, Portugal
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

This is not a Italian restaurants, so no pizza in there. The food is Portuguese food, and it is good.

Thank Rjesus2014
Brussels, Belgium
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269 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Reading other TripAdvisor contributors' positive comments, I decided to have dinner at this place. It was on a Tuesday evening. Already from the street, we heard very loud voices arguing quite harshly. When we entered the restaurant, we saw in the first room, some kind of a bar, a group of local elderly man in a quite violent oral dispute.... More 

Thank Carlos_R_888

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Portuguese, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joaquim Jose Vasconcelos Gusmao, Mourao 7240-255, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Mourao
  • Phone Number: 266 586 443

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?