Must see restaurants in Évora

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    Taberna Típica Quarta Feira

    Don’t bother asking for the menu since there’s just one option on offer at this jovial eatery tucked away in the Moorish quarter. Luckily it’s a stunner:…

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    Botequim da Mouraria

    Poke around the old Moorish quarter to find some of Évora’s finest food and wine – gastronomes believe this is Évora’s culinary shrine. Owner Domingos…

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    Salsa Verde

    Vegetarians (and Portuguese livestock) will be thankful for this veggie-popping paradise. Pedro, the owner, gives a wonderful twist to traditional…

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    Jorge, the affable proprietor of Momentos, takes great pride in the bounty of the Alentejo, which he showcases each night on his changing blackboard menus…

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    Bistro Barão

    This tiny family-run restaurant serves exquisitely prepared Portuguese dishes using high-quality products. Start with sauté shrimp with garlic or stuffed…

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    Luar de Janeiro

    We’ll be upfront: you don’t come here for the atmosphere (no soft lighting, no music). You do come here for attentive service and dishes made with the…

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    Dom Joaquim

    Housed in a renovated building with stone walls and modern artwork, this restaurant offers fine dining in a smart, contemporary setting. Chef Dom Joaquim…

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    Chão das Covas

    Tucked away on a small plaza beside the aqueduct, this friendly, boxcar-sized eatery serves up tasty home-cooked Alentejan classics that change by day, as…

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    Vinarium Wine & Tapas

    In a thoughtfully designed space across from the municipal market, Vinarium is a must for wine lovers. Here you can sample fine quaffs from the Alentejo,…

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    1/4 Para as Nove

    It will forever be ‘a quarter to nine’ at this jovial eatery (the owner bought the timepiece secondhand – it never worked). Broken appliances aside, the…

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    Vinho e Noz

    This unpretentious place is run by a delightful family and offers professional service, a large wine list and good-quality cuisine. It’s been going for…

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    Adega do Alentejano

    Red-and-white checked tablecloths, rustic decor and a garrulous host named Carlos set the stage for a fun, casual night of Alentejo fare that won't break…

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    Fábrica dos Pasteis

    Take a stroll along the narrowest lane in town to find this gem of a bakery, which fires up the best pastéis de nata (custard tarts) for miles around, as…

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    Pastelaria Conventual Pão de Rala

    The azulejo-covered walls (complete with a bakery scene) and low-playing fado create a fine setting for nibbling on heavenly pastries and convent cakes,…

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    Restaurante O Fialho

    An icon of Évora’s culinary scene, O Fialho has been wowing diners since 1945 – as evidenced by the photos of visiting dignitaries lining the walls. Amid…

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    Along the pedestrian lane of restaurant-lined Alcarcova de Baixo, the cavernous Piparoza is a standout for its huge menu and lively ambience. Open from…

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    Café Alentejo

    Housed in a 16th-century building, Café Alentejo is full of arches and smart decor (with beautiful floors). You’ll find classic Alentejan cooking with…

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    Café no Mercado

    Inside the Mercado Municipal, this tiny food stand serves up espressos, desserts, sandwiches as well as wines and cocktails.

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    Snack-Bar Restaurante A Choupana

    This is a tiled, busy place where many locals opt to sit on stools at a long bar. There’s a TV, lots of knick-knacks and tasty, good-value daily mains …

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    Mercado Municipal

    You can pick up cheeses, olives, smoked meats, fruit and vegetables at the municipal market. There's a small cafe near the southern end.