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Restaurant Altinho: Tapas and snacks in Odeceixe

After an experience of “success” in the summer of 2017, although exclusive for the guests of Casas do Moinho , a unit of village tourism, located in Odeceixe, the owners of the space decided this year to open the restaurant to all who spend their vacation or to visit this area of the border between the Alentejo and the Algarve. So, opened the doors in march, the restaurant Altinho – Tapas & Snacks – Bistro (Rua 25 de Abril, 151 B, Odeceixe. Tel. 919 520 220), that “serves food in the style of the Iberian peninsula, with a contemporary and welcoming, with details almost secret,” explains Arnaldo Couto.

Properly recovered the space, the space was once a tavern frequented by the inhabitants of the village. This time it was the name: Altinho, but also the pursuit of the “authentic flavors” brought to the table by the hands of Luísa Rodrigues, from the advice of the chief Vitor Correia, responsible for the restaurants Los Ibéricos (Leça da Palmeira) and the Auction Iberian (Póvoa de Varzim). This way if it comes to the concept of the new Altinho, with more than two dozen suggestions of tapas and snacks, to which are added six salads, seven main dishes and even a section dedicated to eggs, in version “revueltos” in particular, those presented with asparagus and prawns (€10,90).

With the exception of Sundays (day of rest of the staff), Altinho – Tapas & Snacks – Bistro serves lunch and dinner, with the detail of the evening, suggest a menu (€25), with three tapas chef’s choice and a drink. Before entering in the vast listing petisqueira, know that, as the main dishes, the restaurant has in the letter dishes such as Tuna braseado in sesame seeds, with sweet potato of Aljezur and salad pink (€21), cod Fillet with peppers and mashed grain (€19), Fillets octopus and rice (€21), and the Sierra of cordeir (€21). The Bitoque “Altinho” part of the menu of children.

For those who prefer to eat snacks, the offer is wide and tempting, including vegetarian options, such as Bread mushrooms (€7,90), the Vegetables sautéeds (€7,90) or the Puffs of sheep’s cheese with honey and walnuts (€6,90). Fit in this strand of the other options that also appeal to those seeking tidbits of inspiration ibérica, as the Peppers Padrón and the Potatoes bravas.

Here is the list with Board of ham and cheese (€9), Toast sardines with tomato and onion sweet (€5,50), Ceviche of shrimp with abacatand (€8,90), Prawns in garlic “Al Alijo” (€10,90), and Lulinhas fried “Chipirones” (€6,90). More of the flesh are the Croquetas of ham and cheese (€6,90), the Secret of iberian pig with flower of salt (€8,90) and the Cubes of meat in the empty (€9,90). In house snacks which self-respecting can not miss the classic nail. In this context, the restaurant Altinho – Tapas & Snacks – Bistro you’ll further and suggests three versions: Screws in bread Altinho, with steak of the empty and caramelized onion, Screws in bread to the Spanish, with steak of the empty bread slightly toasted barred with tomatoes from the garden, garlic and olive oil DOC (both €9,70), and even Screws of the iberian pig, with quail egg, starry folder red bell pepper roasted (€7,60).

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