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R Acoreano Oriental 18/20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
00351296629949
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
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    Very good
  • 25
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  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Restaurant

I visited the restaurant with my gf. The staff were very friendly. I highly recommend the Seafood with Rice! Good average price, not expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I visited the restaurant with my gf. The staff were very friendly. I highly recommend the Seafood with Rice! Good average price, not expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

My husband and myself went to Sao Miguel on our honeymoon and ate here on recommendations from our hotel, off the main city walk, which we liked. Our waiter spoke perfect English to us and menus were in 5-6 languages, and waiter was able to talk in each, very impressive! I got beef on the spit and he got shrimp... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We had the grilled tuna and it was delicious. It's well visited by both locals and tourists. Waiters are very friendly. Most of the wines come in 37.50 cl bottles at very reasonable prices.

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Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

If you visit Ponta Delgada you must visit this restaurant . Food and service is great. Well priced and the waiters are friendly. We visited twice and the owner and waiters remembered us on the second visit. The fish dishes are delicious. We told the owner that our meals there enhanced our stay in Ponta Delgada.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had lunch here. The service was quick & efficient. I had a salmon in some sauce I dont remember right now, but it was cooked well

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Ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We ate here three times as after the first visit we decided we could not do better! The food is excellent, well priced and served by the most friendly, smiling staff one could imagine. This restaurant is very well known and so get there early on Saturdays - it closes on Sundays.

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I ordered the fried halibut with potatoes and salad. It was super delicious. The service was excellent and it had a quiet atmosphere.

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Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We are not sure why the Nacional is not rated higher on Trip Advisor. We had a great meal. The restaurant is clean and bright. Our server Luis, was very good. He was attentive while careful not to rush us. They have a very good wine selection. We started with bread and cheese ( of course) and they brought us... More 

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My wife and self enjoyed our first meal so much that we booked again for our last night in Porta Delagada - even though there are many restaurants to choose from. On our second visit I noticed Limpets on the menu as a starter- something I have never eaten before, nor seen on a menu. I asked the excellent waiter... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Was looking for a dinner place without requiring reservations one night and came across this place, knowing it wasn't in the top ten on Trip Advisor. Tried it anyway, as I was in the mood for fish. Excellent service, good portions, and very fresh fish, well-cooked. Nothing to win any awards or make my taste buds scream in delight, but... More 

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Address: R Acoreano Oriental 18/20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
Phone Number: 00351296629949
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: R Acoreano Oriental 18/20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: 00351296629949

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business

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