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Agua Mel

Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
+351 289 478 338
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (10 reviews)
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“toasties” (16 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice cafe with heartly service, delicious pastries, and awesome views from the balcony. We had toasties for lunch and they were also great! Worth a detour!

Thank Martti J
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Great toasties, and selection of cakes. Lemon Meringue Pie particularly good. Very friendly staff.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Visited with family who are on holiday. A warm welcome from the owner, and shown to an outside area overlooking the countryside. An excellent selection of cakes were on offer. We opted for lemon meringue pie, almond tart, walnut cake and a pastel de nata,...More

Thank Jon M
Jose C, Gerente at Agua Mel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thanks for your kind words We really appreciate and wish to see you soon in our shop. José C.

Reviewed 19 April 2017

My wife and I stopped here for a quick bite to eat and a drink while we travelled in the Algarve. My wife had a tuna sandwich which was apparently quite tasty (I don't like tuna) and a cup of coffee. The prices were reasonable...More

Thank John W
Jose C, Gerente at Agua Mel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi John W. Thank you for taking your time reviewing our shop in TA. " Trying to take care of business while keeping the door shut with my foot was quite awkward" :-) It's marked as Urgent in our To Do List. A client locked...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

We got the recommendation from our travel assistant. The drive there is beautiful. The Portuguese pastries are excellent.

Thank 7034lithopolis
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful cakes & toasties . Lovely little place in a lovely little village . We live in Alte and love all of the cafes & restaurants but none of the others make toasties and cakes like Agua e Mel <3

Thank MissBowen
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Stopped for a coffee break and to try their specialty,almond tarts. The service was fast and friendly, we sat on the outside balcony overlooking the valley. A most enjoyable break, and the owner and his wife speak excellent english. We even purchased some of the...More

Thank Subielover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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