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Agua Mel

Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
+351 289 478 338
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (39 reviews)
“toasties” (16 reviews)
“custard tart” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Portuguese
Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to stop in, lunch or a coffee n cake. If you like Honey or figs (who doesn’t) then this the place to visit. Do not leave without purchasing the Fig Liquor (49% proof) it’s quite a tipple.

Thank rjtrip
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped over cup of coffee. We had delicious coconut cake and almond tart, custard cake, tea, coffee and hot chocolate and fig ball. Our total bill was €12. It was cheap. Cafe has really good view from balcony and they have sitting area as...More

Thank devbpatel
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Stopped for lunch here yesterday and had one of the best toasted sandwiches. Friendly service and magnificent views. Also bought some delicious almond mini cakes to take away. Well worth a visit.

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We stop here to take a quick snack (like a burguer or hot dog), but only sandwiches or toast. The aspect of the cakes was amazing, but it was lunch time, so we did not try this options. Enjoy

Thank Domingos S
Reviewed 29 November 2017

This fabulous smallish cafe, sitting in the hills in Alte, is a gem of a find. We have been going for years but have never thought to review it on trip advisor, until now. We wanted to keep it a secret!! A quaint Portuguese village,...More

Thank Flossie V
Reviewed 22 November 2017

After a walking tour of Alte village and feeling peckish we dropped in to this delightful coffee shop for a drink and snack.The owner offered us samples of liquors free of charge when we entered and made us very welcome. Ordered beer and coffee and...More

Thank jsteelem
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We were here about 2 years ago and found what we thought were the equivalent...or even BETTER....Pastei de Nada...than at the original place in Belem (it is almost sacrilegious to even write that!). We had lunch here - lovely setting overlooking the valley with a...More

Thank Roberto070now
Jose C, Gerente at Agua Mel, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you fro writing your review about our coffee shop. Hope to see you soon for another Pastel de Nata ;-)

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We love the drive up to Alte to visit our favourite cafe . My husband insists they bake the best custard tarts and I love the carob tart. A walk down to the river and around the village is a little very way to spend...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Best Pastel del nata makes it completely worth the visit, fresh out the oven! Great value, nice view. Coffee was ok.

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Friendly cafe serving lovely toasties and wonderful cakes & pastries. Sat outside on the balcony, enjoying the view & charm of a small village.

Thank kevingillh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 13:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Alte
  • Phone Number: +351 289 478 338
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