2 Best Restaurants in Alvito, Évora and the Alentejo

Adega da Lua


Housed in a converted wine cellar, Adega da Lua serves a mix of traditional treats. From generous portions of sopa do cação (dogfish soup) to juicy meat dishes such as black pork and roasted loin. The restaurant is located in the town of Cuba, about a 20-minute drive from Alvito.

Travessa das Francas 1, Alvito, Portugal
964 149 087
Known For
  • try the vinho da talha, wine aged in a ceramic amphora
  • rustic interior
  • friendly service
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Sun.

O Camões


Roughly 7 km (4 miles) northwest of Alvito, the main attraction of this large, popular restaurant is its wood-burning oven in which delicious legs of lamb, pork, and other meats are cooked to perfection. They're first marinated in coriander, oregano, and aromatic herbs that grow in the region. The owner is also well-known for his açorda dishes, the most popular being açorda de cação (with baby shark). The atmosphere is cozy and authentic, with brick domed walls, wood paneling, and a huge antique chandelier dangling overhead.

Rua 5 de Outubro 13, Alvito, 7920 -368, Portugal
284 475 209
Known For
  • traditional dishes like cabidela de galinha (chicken cooked in its own juices)
  • good selection of Borba wines
  • room warmed by a fireplace
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Mon.