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

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 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
july 16, 2015

The food was excellent. The waiter Marion was excellent and made it comfortable for the kids. We travelled with 9 adults and 4 children. We all ate a seafood which was excellant but 1 adult ordered a fillet mignon. He ordered it to be median but it came out still raw it was sent back and when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Tony B
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Newport, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant on our final night in the Azores. The food was adequate without being special. The waiter seemed a little bit surly at times. We had a reasonable half bottle of Azorian wine. I would not return to this restaurant.

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Warsash
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just a quick note to say how much the three of us enjoyed our Arroz de Marisco at lunch time. We were warned that it would take 20 minutes to arrive but it was well worth it! We were given bread with an excellent pork pate , cheese and olives to fill the wait. The rice came with prawns of... More 

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Laval, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very good service and food. Highly recommended for a nice, quiet dinner with a loved one or the entire family. Good variety of fish and meat plates including traditional plates.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The food was excellent. The waiter Marion was excellent and made it comfortable for the kids. We travelled with 9 adults and 4 children. We all ate a seafood which was excellant but 1 adult ordered a fillet mignon. He ordered it to be median but it came out still raw it was sent back and when it came back... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The staff was awesome and the food was fabulous!!! Our waiter was from New York and had a lot of zest for life. The Spicket with the calamari was a masterpiece.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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3 reviews
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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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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: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children

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