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Agua Mel

#1 of 1 Dessert in Alte
Certificate of Excellence
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Largo Jose Cavaco Veira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
+351 289 478 338
09:00 - 18:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 09:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you appreciate cake and coffee then don't miss this opportunity! The taste and quality is beyond what I have ever tried. Also the atmosphere both inside and outside is relaxing and makes you feel comfortable. The service is nice and warm.

Thank Ejnar og P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wonderful local pastries.Just wonder why the almond tarts and apple dumplings are not for sale across the whole of Portugal.Cant wait to return.

Thank derekNottingham
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fab coffee, fab pastries, fab ppl deffo going back this coming week more cakes to try. Birthday made special today with table service candle on a cake and happy birthday sang by the waitress. Made my day. Thank you so much. 11/10

Thank Andrew R
boro England
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and i went to this lovely cafe from the airport as we had landed too early to check into our villa. I had read up about this place on TA and were looking forward to the cakes after such excellent reports. We were not disappointed. The selection was amazing. I think we tried most of them during our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Aulte and to this little coffee shop. Lovely ambience and view on tbe balcony. The natas and almond cake were so good we all had to have 2. Unspoilt and traditional. Hope to visit this lovely place again.prices very reasonable too. I thoroughly recomnmend a visit.

Thank Fiona R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly guy who spoke good English (sadly, my Portuguese is very lacking) served us. Clean and charming interior. Very tasty lemon meringue pie and doughnut with really good coffee (looked a bit strong but was perfect) at a very reasonable price. Was recommended to us and I'm happy to pass that recommendation on.

Thank Testing123456789
Lisbon, Portugal
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It has the most wonderful carob sweets I've ever tasted in my life. It was a super nice place to have a little snack or the breakfast in the morning! (wonderful view too)

Thank Mar124S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick lunch - great views of the countryside through the restaurant, this isn't really a restaurant but more of a cafe but if you want a light lunch or coffee and cake it's fab! We had tuna and melted cheese Toasties which were really tasty! Our daughter availed herself of some Ben and Jerrys - coffee... More 

Thank roystammers
Nuremberg, Germany
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Charming little cafe, serving delicious homemade cakes and pastries. Terrace with a nice view over the village.

Thank BazJ1888
Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Dropped by on recommendation. Did not have time to sit down, but took cakes away to have at house. Delicious. Friendly service. Hope to get back!

Thank Cinnamon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Portuguese, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, 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 Veira, Alte 8100-012, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Alte
  • Phone Number: +351 289 478 338
English, French and Portuguese

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?