Fodor's Expert Review Alcaide

$ Óbidos Portuguese

From the upstairs dining room and terrace of this rustic tavern, enjoy a lovely view of the village's rooftops and the countryside beyond. This isn't a quiet hideaway—Alcaide draws many hungry patrons, especially from May through October—but the food  is always prepared and served with flair. Filete de sardinha assada em broa (roasted sardines on corn bread) is a tasty starter, and great main dishes include the requinte de bacalhau (cod with a cheese, chestnut, and apple stuffing) or the tornedó com queijo da Serra (steak with creamy rustic cheese). Desserts include a traditional toucinho do céu ("heavenly" almond cake) and an English-style summer pudding with mixed berries.

Portuguese Views Casual Lunch Dinner $

Quick Facts

Rua Direita 60
Óbidos, Leiria  2510–084, Portugal

262 959 220

www.restaurantealcaide.com

Known For:
  • Unusual use of local ingredients
  • Courteous service
  • Good value for the quality and location
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Wed. and 2nd half Nov.

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