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All 25 Horta Restaurants

Restaurante A Arvore

Rua Da Conceicao, 23, Horta, Faial Island 9900-080, Portugal
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Ranked #7 of 25 Restaurants in Horta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Lisbon, Portugal
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Go for the lunchtime buffet. The Owner is "a character" who loves his work, loves cooking and wants his customers to enjoy what has been prepared. The buffet was a choice of about 10 hot dishes and you can eat as much as you want for 7.50€. Choice of homemade desserts for 2.50€ each. Evenings is again the buffet but... More

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York, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Variety on the buffet, it was an excellent price at only €7.nice owner although he didn't speak much English.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This a nice place to go to try some local cuisine. It's like eating at a friend's house, the atmosphere is clean and cute. The meal is 7Euro pp and 2.50 Euro pp for dessert with drinks extra so it's definitely a steal as far as price. The owner is very friendly and explains all the dishes. There isn't many... More

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Viareggio, Italy
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118 reviews 118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I discovered this restaurant during my second visit in Horta. It is perhaps the best valued reastaurant in town. They serve a la carte for dinner but they are mostly popular for their superb buffet lunch. For 7€ (drinks and sweets not included) a broad choice of meat, fish, stews, vegetables is served. The atmosphere is irresistibly azorean. Recommended

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Montreal, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is a local mini-buffet and is well worth your visit. Try a variety of local meat/fish dishes. Owner is most welcoming & helpful.

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201 reviews 201 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

We went there based upon reviews here. Best we can say, we cannot complain about the price. dinner for 7 EUR plus wine per person. Not fancy food, but honest and copious for the money. Funny thing was, owner was talking to people at the table behind us complaining bitterly on how unfair some of the reviews on tripadvisor were.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Stopped in for Thursday lunch buffet. The owner was super friendly and welcoming. Buffet was hot and delicious. Took one plate of food, and the owner told us we should go up five more times! Best desserts ( rice pudding a specialty). Really a wonderful experience.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Advertises a €7 buffet. If you are hungry and don’t want to risk having the slow service you sometimes get in the Azores, this may be the answer. However, the food was basic and not all particularly hot or tasty. Bread is included, but once you add on the wine, water and dessert, you could get a much more appetising... More

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Genoa, Italy
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We patronized a Arvore twice in August 2013. Both times we had excellent buffet lunches, once the famous cozido a portuguesa with the best quality wine bottle of our Azores tour.

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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180 reviews 180 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We visited four years ago, and were so pleased to find this terrific restaurant once again. Fortunately we were in town on a Thursday evening, so were able to enjoy the wonderful cozida night, but I think any night would be good. The hard part is taking small enough portions to be able to try all the wonderful local specialties.... More

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Additional Information about Restaurante A Arvore

Address: Rua Da Conceicao, 23, Horta, Faial Island 9900-080, Portugal
Phone Number: +351292392500
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta

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