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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
“cakes” (39 reviews)
“toasties” (16 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, European, Portuguese
Largo Jose Cavaco Vieira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 23 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 8 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
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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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
English, French and Portuguese
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