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Restaurante Ponta do Garajau


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese

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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

This is a really quaint and beautiful restaurant. We came here on our way back to our hotel after we got engaged. Despite the lovely, romantic atmosphere, you don't need to wear fancy clothes. There is so much choice of seafood - you even get...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sazzlem88
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is decorated like a grotto. The menu is brought like a lost message in a bottle. The seafood was great. We had an order of octopus and an order of grilled fish. Both fresh and delicious. Friendly and helpful staff. The bill is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jb322ok
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Our hotel recommended this restaurant in the small fishing village of Ribeira Quente and it really was such a treat. We loved the small town which was celebrating their patron saint, St. Peter and enjoyed the marching band, priests and the statues being carried in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kanoe
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Went for a dinner based on all of the glowing reviews and generally found it didn’t live up to expectations. Service was good but food from starters to dessert was just okay. I wouldn’t say it’s a must while on the island and my overall...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Recommend by our Airbnb host a must to go. Cool decoration and amazing food. 100% fresh food. We started with fresh goat cheese homemade bread and octopus salad. Amazing. Then fresh fish for both of us. You can tell it’s fresh. It’s definitely a must...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

A perfectly authentic Portuguese restaurant in a beautiful covered setting. The menu and service was outstanding - highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank feeneyjacqueline
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We went to this nice restaurant for a romantic dinner; the staff was very nice and pleasant, the restaurant decoration is also nice. Unfortunately cannot say the same for the food. I ordered what I thought was a big chunk of fish and I got...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mariadimare2016
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in São Miguel with great fish and seafood! Cozy terrace and very kind staff. Good value for money!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank danielplusk
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We had a late lunch here and were happy to get seated - they have a very nice enclosed patio, and a good selection of fish. Prices were decent, the fish was done well and very fresh as you would expect with the fishing port...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cwitkows
Reviewed August 16, 2018

My parter and I were staying near Ribeira Quente, and our Airbnb host recommended this restaurant saying it was his favorite in town. We loved it so much that we came back twice. The restaurant is mostly open-air, beautifully decorated in a nautical theme with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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