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Restaurante El Cristo

Estrada da Piedade, Elvas 7350-112, Portugal
+351 268 629 672
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (6 reviews)
“shellfish” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estrada da Piedade, Elvas 7350-112, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Well what a surprise. This place is all Portugués and Spanish. The food is primarily seafood with very very little meat. It's very simple you pick the seafood you want and they come by your table with said seafood for your approval. Its a huge...More

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great service, they have their own shellfish nursery. Great value for price. We had bogavante, huge shrimps, lubina. king crab all excellent.

1  Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great Bacalhau Dourado but service was below what I expected. Not polite and rushing everything to "get us out asap". Being in Alentejo, the bread was not up to local standards.

Thank Goncalo B
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The atmosphere is casual much like similar seafood places. Ample rooms and very noisy. Fresh seafood and fish but that is not a differentiation factor since in Portugal excellent seafood and fish restaurants abound. My overall experience is average but frankly the dish we had...More

Thank JP641
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My review it will be simple..... 1- El Cristo is more than a seafood restaurant....is a branch !! 2- The freshness and variety of seafood is very good. 3- The staff is very professional and friendly. 4- Deco is cosy and trendy with a great...More

2  Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Famous El Cristo if Elvas , we came here with Family we cross 50 km to visit this restaraint , we wait 1 hour in door having drinks from bar ,finally we get our table for 10 people , all this km and hour cost...More

1  Thank Orkhan P
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant restaurant. Good codfish made at portuguese style. I recommend crab and fried fish. For desert a must do is molotof... highly recommended. Not very expensive and good service.

1  Thank sllamas
Reviewed 17 October 2016

a litte modern to look at and certainly not the place you would expect to find seafood but this is a GREAT restaurant. They have been operating for over 60yrs and offer some of the most delicious, fresh seafood. We live on the Silver Coast...More

Thank VicLizWilson
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Elvas has an incredible array of seafood restaurants (marisqueiras) that is unusual since it is 150km from the coast. El Cristo is the leading restaurant in Elvas and specialises in seafood (shellfish and fish). Whether grilled Robalo, Dourada or Sardines - prawns, crab, lobster or...More

1  Thank Manuel V
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It's good... Never fails, like a clock... Always good quality food, always good service. Seafood is good, codfish is fenomemal

Thank Luis G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Piedade, Elvas 7350-112, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Alentejo  >  Portalegre District  >  Elvas
  • Phone Number: +351 268 629 672
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Fresh produce with quality excellence, this is our largest specialty!
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