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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Restaurant ALENTO: Bringing back the typical grandma's food from Alentejo and the well spend evenings around the fireplace. We use only wood burning stove. Cooking is our passion!
PRICE RANGE
US$11 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Street Food
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer
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All reviews duck tiramisu tagliatelle ceviche homemade bread black pig cod fresh seafood potatoes steak cakes our waiter great food and excellent service totally recommend this place olive paste amazing dinner trendy place
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super tasty, cute interior, extremely friendly service (thanks Flavio!), and we thought well priced. Get the grouper and the ceviche!

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our 10th evening in Milfontes we decided to go to Alento. We asked if we could sit near the open door and nothing was too much trouble for our wonderful waiter. The food was excellent! We had the shrimp curry with couscous and the...prawns were juicy and plentiful and the sauce was spicy and fruity with a great depth. I had my first ever white port and it was so delicious I know what I am taking home with me. The menu is varied and I know we will be back very soon!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding sea food,great service, pleasant surroundings what's not to like .Give it a go you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my partner found the Alento Restaurant by chance, just walking past the restaurant and admiring it's tastefully stylish but modest interior, without previously checking any reviews. And it was more than a stroke of luck! We spent there three wonderful evenings, delving into...the the concise, but very refined menu. And each time it was a pure foodie feast! Whatever we took, be it vegetables from the oven with half-(over)baked egg, seafood ceviche, vegetable risotto or tagliatelle with marinated tuna and wakame, it was always a delight. All dishes come with a slight twist of fusion cuisine, which added some interesting layers, and were prepared from daily catch and very fresh ingredients. A cherry on top was a great choice of Portuguese wines. Ask for Flavio, he'll guide you through the evening.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a reservation (wisely) for a Monday night dinner on our latest night in town. The entire experience was top notch. Our server was delightful. She provided not just courteous but warm and gracious service. She had the bartender double check...on my husband’s drink order to make sure it was exactly what he wanted. The meal itself was exquisitely prepared. We shared a perfectly seared ahi tuna (deep red rare in the middle-yum!) and a monkfish risotto. Both were absolutely delicious. After our meal concluded, she brought us to the back to introduce us to the whole kitchen staff including the masterful chef. Everyone was so kind. In our three weeks of traveling all around Portugal this month, this experience earned top honors. Make a reservation. You will not regret it. Cheers!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ambiance and food were excellent. For a couple evening or a relax group of friends, just perfect! Favio, our waiter, was attentioned and we felt special guests. A must!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here to break up a road trip, and picked this restaurant based on other TripAdviser Reviews. We were not disappointed. This was one of the best meals we had in Portugal. Everything was deliciously fresh, thoughtfully prepared and we were well advised on what...to chose by our server. The food and service exceeded expectations. This is a gem of a restaurant. If you are in the area don’t miss it!!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 10 April 2022

What a great restaurant Alento is. The risotto Tamboril was really good and the tiramisu as well! . But who really made our night was Flavio! Sometimes you meet special people in life. Flavio is definitely one of them. We wish him all the best!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022

This restaurant is high quality all around. My family and I had a great dinning experience. Excellent food and wine. You must try razor clams (lingueirão) mmmm. We went a second time as they were so tasty… Flávio and restaurant staff were very attentive, warm...and welcoming. Highly recommend. 5*More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 April 2022 via mobile

It is wise to book a table in advance! At entrance a warm reception and you are leaded to your table. A cool atmosphere. We were lucky to have Paulo, an Alentejano young man that made the most to make us feel well. Starters were...great. Pay attention to the typical bread within a nice cloth bag and resting over a bark of cork oak. We shared two dishes that the Chef was kind enough to split in the kitchen and serve first one than another. We had a delicious risotto of saffron mushrooms and chestnuts and a roasted rack of lamb in a bed of vegetables and crunch bread. To accompany a red Alentejano wine Jose de Sousa a blend with Grand Noir an uncommon grape in Portugal. In summary a cool ambience, great food and top service. A note as well to Flávio that speaks perfect English among other languages and did the most to make us feel well.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Restaurante Alento is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5