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Rua Serpa Pinto 22 R/C, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
292391026
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Good local food

Blood sausage and local quail make this the place to go for local dishes (non seafood). Waiter did not speak English but menu was partially in English - so very local.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Konstancin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Blood sausage and local quail make this the place to go for local dishes (non seafood). Waiter did not speak English but menu was partially in English - so very local.

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Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Our hotel manager recommended Medalhas for inexpensive dining. I'm glad he did. I used the opportunity to try several local sausages and local cheeses. They were kind enough to send out samplers of the sausage dishes so I could pick which one to order. A tasty local dinner at a very reasonable price. This is the kind of place I... More 

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Fonthill, ON
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The waiter would not accept our choice of wine. He insisted on bringing another. French fries and rice is starch overkill. There are better restaurants in Horta with more pleasant staff.

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Hampshire, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Had a nice dinner here with friends. Mixed platter of local cheeses to share as a starter then I had the roast quail which was really delicious. Good atmosphere, friendly staff. Recommended.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

I had lunch and dinner at the restaurant both of which were excellant including baby lulas (squid) sauteed in a sea of butter and were the very best I have ever eaten. Service was efficient and reasonably quick. Would certainly return

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Local clients mixed with tourists. Nice owner, good plate of local fish food in a simple cafe style restaurant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I visited this place twice for dinner. And also it was the first restaurant I've tried in Horta. The first time I ordered half fried mackerels with veg salad,no potato(too small appetite)which was sooooo tasty! And had passion fruit ice cream as desert. And the second time I had grilled red fish with salad,the fish was unfortunately over cooked on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Central location. The food was great especially the fried moray. Good beer good wine. We had a starter , main course and dessert for approx 18 euros. Good price and great quality food.

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Aurora
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

This is a good choice for basic Azorean food. This modest establishment has classic local fare, with an emphasis on seafood. All was well prepared, and is standard Azorean: meat or fish, a small salad, potatoes and rice. Most all of the patrons were locals. If it is genuine local food you seek, decently made, at a reasonable price, this... More 

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Denderleeuw, Belgium
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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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Address: Rua Serpa Pinto 22 R/C, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
Phone Number: 292391026
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta

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  • Address: Rua Serpa Pinto 22 R/C, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: 292391026

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