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O Buraco da Zorra

Largo do Relogio 10 12, Alvito 7920-022, Portugal
+351 284 485 218
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good44%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
25 Aug 2016
4 Aug 2016
“My favourite morning coffee stop.”
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Mediterranean, Grill, Portuguese, European
€€ - €€€
Largo do Relogio 10 12, Alvito 7920-022, Portugal
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch. Greeted by a rather blunt and unhospitable gentleman who informed us that the only available lunch options were the daily "specials". Not even a simple omelet or a salad was available. We should have been warned...Ordered the Arroz de...More

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1204mika, Gerente at O Buraco da Zorra, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi honest Reviwer...... Though It would be honest of you to mention that by " late Lunch " you meant " one hour after the kitchen was closed " and you were offered plenty of options appropriate to the hour, soup, sandwiches or toasts.....also mention...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

Mica is the café / restaurant owner . his English is excellent . his café has a fantastic range of cakes . Jane and I are house sitting in our son's holiday home in Alvito. Jane and I are ENGLISH . Not Portuguese .

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Reviewed 13 July 2015

Terrible service. Only two choices for dinner (at 9 pm). Microwave heated food. All in all, terrible choice. Would NOT recommend.

2  Thank Pedroetania
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Absolutely delightful town away from the Hurley burley. The restaurant had a business group of 8 but otherwise was empty. Very Portuguese menu and we both chose different pork dishes. Vegetable soup at 1.50 euros was beautiful. 3 courses with a bottle of wine for...More

1  Thank Lanchester71
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Alvito has only a few restaurants, and among them this is certainly the best. The food is very good, the service is attentive, the prices are reasonable, an overall pleasant experience.

1  Thank Jog4fun
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We spent 3 nights in this tiny town so we were able to try all of the restaurant offerings. We returned twice and in thinking about our meals after visiting larger towns, the lamb preparations compared favorably with more expensive offerings elsewhere. The food was...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Alvito in Autumn is not overblessed with dining possibilities, and this looked like (and was) a cosy, welcoming place. The locals were dining there and it is clearly popular. But in common with other eateries, there is little idea of how to treat diners even...More

1  Thank Dave H
1204mika, Gerente at O Buraco da Zorra, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2014

Hello Dave H, i apologise for not meeting your expectations, especially since you were such kind and educated customers has i recall. You are right about the service that particular evening, we,ll do our best to improve that situation, the low season is in fact...More

Reviewed 25 August 2014

Started with a Goat Cheese in olive oil and tomatoe, then the Iberic Pork with excellent fries end. shared a local dessert......great House White. Good value for money.

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 August 2014

There are only 3 places you can eat here anyway. The crappy castle (overpriced), a michelin starred place I didn't try and this one which is basically ok for the price.

2  Thank interneter
Reviewed 22 June 2013

efficient small staff, charming interior, quite inexpensive, try the puerco preto. excellent local wines.

2  Thank jameshr
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo do Relogio 10 12, Alvito 7920-022, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Beja District  >  Alvito
  • Phone Number: +351 284 485 218
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