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Restaurante A Arvore

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Rua da Conceicao 23, Horta, Faial Island 9900-080, Portugal
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice brightly coloured restaurant serving 7 euro buffet. You wont go hungry here, choice of meat stews, potatoes, veg,bean dishes, sausages, fish,salads, bread. Excellent value. Desserts, cake,rice pudding or cheese a couple of euros extra. With dessert,water, white wine, full bottle and2 coffees,came to 26.50. We will return for sure.

Thank dreamfish
Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Home made dishes made with love. All you can eat buffet for 7 Euros. Meet dishes dominate but finally no french fries but vegetable (boiled cabbage, sweet potatoes, potatoes, simple green salad, chickpeas salad,...). Very nice 4 types of sausages (vegetarian, basic, typical Azorean blood sausage and a sausage with red wine), boiled beef with potatoes, pork meat, meet pudding,... More 

Thank Katka O
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Lovely family restaurant with reasonable prices. It is a buffee restaurant, which serves traditional food. The food is delicious. We enjoyed every bite. And very pleasant host too.

Thank Reelika L
Seattle, Washington
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

If you want real traditional Azorian food, food that people make in their homes, this is the place. If you want a fine dining experience stay away. The host is gracious and personable, we had a great time chatting with him as we ate. The food was great, very tasty basic dishes that were well prepared. Price are low and... More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner this evening - was very shut, despite the fact that it should be open today! Will it open soon? Would love to say more, but can't write without visiting!

Thank BlackberryGin
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is worth every penny. The "all you can eat buffet" is good and very cheap compared to other restaurants. If you are hungry and want to eat for a budget, go there. The food is good, not excellent, but me and my wife both enjoyed it. The location is not very central but easy to find. I can... More 

Thank foxmarian
Pittsford, NY
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Wonderful find on an evening when we were tired and cold and wanted an easy walk from our hotel for comfort food. Very small, but expansive and delicious buffet for unbelievably low price. Just delightful!

Thank elizstr
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Went here for the buffet lunch...everything was fresh and hot, and while we got there late and were the only ones, we were not rushed. The dishes were all delicious and different and definitely hearty! For $17 euro for two, coffee and water it was a great meal!

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Madalena, Portugal
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

With a smile the owner always welcomes us with some story to tell. It's a self service meal with lots of tasty dishes looking back at you... and you just can not decide what to have, so you decide to have it all, or at least try :) everything smells and tastes so good that is difficult to have a... More 

Thank Ana C
Sintra, Portugal
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We went to the restaurant after checking some reviews on the TripAdvisor and we wasn't disappointed. The food is actually very good, you will quickly notice that is home made, it was delicious, and it's a buffet. The owner is a very nice guy and very helpful, no doubt it offers a very good service. And the final surprise is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Conceicao 23, Horta, Faial Island 9900-080, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: +351292701360

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?