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All 91 Ponta Delgada Restaurants

Restaurante Nacional

R Acoreano Oriental 18/20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
00351296629949
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Ranked #28 of 91 Restaurants in Ponta Delgada
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Newport, Rhode Island
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We, really enjoy the food here. Hubby, had Mousala, blood sausage. I had the Shrimp Mozambique and the other couple shared the seafood stew. Can't remember what it was really called. They loved it, but said there could be less salt.( The service was wonderful and friendly. Loved the beautiful murals and tiles. A really nice restaurant.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We discovered Restaurante Nacional on a quiet side street in downtown Ponta Delgada as we exited the mini bus line C. Very friendly servers who helped me practice my Portuguese while ordering. Food was delicious and good size portions. Prices were very reasonable.

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Reno, Nevada
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103 reviews 103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a nice restaurant in a central location with lots of food options and pretty good food. The service was good and no complaints on any of the food. It wasn't a standout spot, but it did have a pleasant vibe. It was just under 80 euro with cheese, entrees and drinks for four.

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Jyväskylä
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had dinner in the Nacional and firstly we were delight of friendly waiter. Service was quick and friendly but food was very dissappointing! It was so salty that it was only taste you got by eating the plates. In the restorant has a quite a lot customers but I can't recomment Nacional for anyone h who wan't to have... More 

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Traunstein, Germany
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

Nice restaurant in centre of Ponta Delgada. The waiter was really friendly and funny, speaking various languages. The food was average, the prices reasonable.

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Delft, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food was very nice and they brought us starters to begin with. It was a pleasant experience. They had plenty choice on the menu and the menu was written in many languages.

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Isle of Man
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174 reviews 174 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Restaurante Nacional is quite a formal restaurant along a street close to the old city gates and the City Hall. My meal was excellent and was great value considering its quality and that of the restaurant. For €18.15 I had soup of the day (pumpkin and spinach), bread, a plate of good fat black olives, a large slice of grilled... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Food is simple but good. Also serve local dishes. Good for a simple dinner. The waiter was funny, nice and experienced which was good.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Don't get scared of the touristmenu In many languages. This honest and very good local dishes. Very skilled staff

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place was packed but the waiters never missed anything. best service by far. Fish and meat all good and plenty of it.

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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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