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Medalhas

Rua Serpa Pinto, 22, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
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Ranked #12 of 23 restaurants in Horta
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Denderleeuw, Belgium
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Restaurant with local dishes of the Azores. Nice place to sit, but you must have patience. The people are friendly and do what they can, but if the place is crowded, you have to wait your turn. Regarding the food, we choose something we didn't know (Portugese language troubles). It was ok, but in this case we took a risk.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was the first restaurant we chose for dinner, the menu attracted us for the variety of local dishes. My boyfriend had the Morea eel and I had a grilled fish. The food was good and the prices were in keeping with the rest of the island. The starter blood sausage was excellent! All in all a very good evening... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We visited for dinner. The decor is traditional and welcoming. Excellent choice of local food and wines. The portions are huge...excellent value for money. Food was well cooked and very tasty. Service was excellent. We would highly recommend this place as a must visit in Horta!!

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Porto, Portugal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The simple and friendly place will let you plased. Generous portions and friendly staff are a must. You won't find fancy food but it's well made

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Good restaurant to know the typical real dishes. Traditional decoration and relaxed environment. Very friendly staff.

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Tessenderlo, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Cosy restaurant, also frequented by local people. Good explanation (with the help of a book about the fish of the Azores) about the food. Friendly staff.

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Harpenden
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Opposite the Santander Totta bank, this restaurant offers good, friendly service and excellent local produce with a wide choice of fish and meat. Tourists are given a book on Azorean fish to help decipher the menu.

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Alcobaca, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

For those who expect a 5 star service forget it. It a excellent local cuisine restaurant, food is good and prices are fair.

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Esher, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We made a special effort to track down this restaurant because it was billed as really great Portuguese food. We tried to book by phone but no-one ever answered, so we took a chance and walked to that end of town. Imagine our disappointment when we stood in the doorway for a full 5 minutes with waiters and staff going... More

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France
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Service was fast and good, the location is nice and the room felt welcoming, though walking between the tables was really not easy. The restaurant filled quickly. Prices are very good and portions are huge! The starter, fried mackerels, was absolutely delicious! Our main dishes, Albacore tuna and trigger-fish, were completely disappointing: the tuna was really dry and overcooked, the... More

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