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Rua do Aljube # 16, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-018, Portugal
+351 296 288 880
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pineapple cake” (77 reviews)
“tapas” (104 reviews)
“octopus” (104 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua do Aljube # 16, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-018, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had an excellent meal. Staff were excellent and traditional food was good. It was a very busy restaurant. Doesn't look much from outside

Thank stu3kim
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always busy and you need to book in person as they have little time to answer the phone (observed). Good menu and excellent dishes, a cut above most restaurants visited so far on Sao Miguel; however their signature octopus with onion jam whilst very tasty...More

Thank jamie r
Reviewed 2 days ago

You HAVE to make a reservation, otherwise you won't get in till after eleven. It's alway busy, but no matter, the hard working staff will make time for you. Ask for Nelson. You can't miss him, he's a head taller that anybody else. He's a...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 6 days ago

A little harder to get in but worth it. I recommend stopping by one day to schedule lunch or dinner for another day (calling was harder to get a response). We ate here twice during our stay in Ponta and everything was delicious. Get some...More

Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even though it was full, we only had to wait about 15 minutes to get a table for two. The octopus with onion chutney was delicious, the fish stew with puff pastry more than enough for a light lunch for two. The staff was friendly...More

Thank Lucka G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch on my last day here. They have a crazy long menu filled with traditional Azorean and Portuguese dishes. Oh, and a huge wine list. The octopus salad and the fava beans with pork were just great! Yum!

Thank AndreaA1867
Reviewed 6 days ago

First of all, you need to book a table before your visit, it's full house every evening. Order fish of the day for sure!!! The best on island.

Thank Marissela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Show up at the right time or go and setup a reservation. Food is amazing, octopus, blood sausage and Lapas are highlights. Must go if I’m ponta

Thank Brock W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bustling Azores tavern with a lively atmosphere, good service, excellent menu, and delicious food. It is noisy? Yes. Did that spoil my meal? No. Reservations recommended? Yes. Reasonably priced? Yes. Highlights: Chicken Gizzard starter (tender, great sauce) Pork Cheek main course (tender, great sauce) Pineapple...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excelente! Os petiscos são óptimos e o atendimentos foi excelente. O empregado Nelson foi 5 estrelas. Tábuas de enchidos e queijo, pão de alho, tudo o que comemos foi muito bom. Awesome place! The petiscos are delicious and the service is excellent. Nelson was 5...More

Thank José Bernardo P
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Karen W
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Carina P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the long time waiting, I would say between lunch and dinner like from 3 to 5, because after that gets really busy
Angela T
May 20, 2018|
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Response from CarlosR9145 | Reviewed this property |
They only accept reservations by phone.
March 7, 2018|
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Response from CarlosR9145 | Reviewed this property |
The reservations are for dinner. They dont accept reservations for lunch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Aljube # 16, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 288 880
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