The Alvora restaurant, formely Fatima restaurant, close to Tomar, is in a small village with a very special name, Vale Florido – Flower valley we found it by surprise because some of our friends asked us to go there to see and taste what makes it special.
It’s a restaurant just a few kilometres out of Tomar set in one of the beautiful and unique landscapes you will find around Tomar.
The restaurant is typical Portuguese family restaurant and its one of the better ones, when it comes to traditional food and customer service. It’s a family run business owned and run by a very friendly family in a typically Portuguese setting.
Grape vines and fruit trees all co-existing with a, no longer used car garage.
It’s a restaurant and bar.
A complete meal including drinks and desserts cost roughly 6 – 7 Euro and consists of regional and traditional dishes that are in season as an example of the menu they serve the local Fataca fish, fished in the nearby river or an exceptionally good beef steak or one of it’s most popular dishes, chicken Piri Piri and many call it Piri Piri Saturday as this is the busiest and most popular day.
They open everyday for lunch and dinner, for groups they prefer a reservation and for Sunday dinner reservations are always required.
The restaurant is not luxurious but it’s very special and if your not looking for candle light ambiance but you really like good food or a traditional extended country meal ambiance this is one of our best suggestions close to Tomar!