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Cafe Arcada

Praca de Giraldo 10, Evora 7000-508, Portugal
+351 266 741 777
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good33%
  • Average29%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“cakes” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Portuguese
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Praca de Giraldo 10, Evora 7000-508, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We've tried a "queijada de evora" (cheesy flavour) and a "queijada de grão"(chickenpeas pastry), and they were very good. Although the service was not that good, we had to wait a while to place our order. There was about 4 members of staff who looked...More

Thank Jóni S
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

There are many cafe's around Placa Giraldo but there are none that have the charm that Arcada has. Eliseu was our guide for the evening. I say guide because waiter doesn't really describe what he does for this guests. He is a 44 year veteran...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

It was suppose to be an historical.place from.what I heard. One of the oldest café of Évora. But in fact the ambiance look more like a cafeteria and the decor seems not that old except few pictures. The service is not that great. The pastries...More

Thank Bernatchez
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A friend and I stopped here for dinner and I'm so glad we did! We each got a steak and the butter garlic sauce. It was so delicious that I used my spoon to eat every last drop of sauce. The steak was thin and...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Went here after finding the waiters in the centre of the square rude and unhelpful. What a pleasant contrast. The waitress was pleasant and smiling, lovely selection of cakes and ice cream, they even served decent coffee! Shall be going back for afternoon snacks again...More

Thank peterwLondon
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We just stopped for a coffee in the town square. After a while the penny dropped, the only one without table service. One cheerful waitress at the counter and worked off her feet. Reinforcements appeared then went and sat down again. Fresh orange juice was...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Even though we were only in Evora about 22 hours, we stopped here three times to eat their delightful pastry. It was our first experiience eating Queijada (sweet cheese tarts), which we loved, but there were many other choices including a very good pastel de...More

Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We were walking past this cafe in the morning and were attracted by the display of what looked like a fresh tray of "Pastéis de Nata" ( traditional Portuguese custard tarts). They were simply divine! The pastry was very delicate and the filling was not...More

Thank Mines_10
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed some wonderful pastries and coffee on the square! Great spot to people watch and very friendly wait staff.

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 18 November 2016

I don't know what some reviewers are complaining about except it maybe relates to the time of year. Without reading any reviews, yesterday afternoon, we stopped, sat on the square & inside, I ordered a big beer, a white wine and a fried sausage (that...More

Thank BabyboomerCalgary
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca de Giraldo 10, Evora 7000-508, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Evora District  >  Evora
  • Phone Number: +351 266 741 777
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