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Largo do Porto 52 | Rosario, Lagoa, Sao Miguel 9560-088, Portugal
Mon - Sat 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish selection was good, some menu items were not available but that is often the case when fish is fresh. Food was excellent, good portions. Staff was uninterested, they had a tour group that took most of their attention and Portuguese speakers had a better chance to get their attention.

Kerpen, Germany
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here you will get cheap but extraordinary good and fresh fish. You can make your own choice at the show cage. The fish is then prepared for your meal.

Thank Robert Q
Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely and helpful staff! They helped us pic out the favourites of fresh fish from the meny! A fab feast at a lovely gem by the sea! We want to visit again!

Thank jek80
Lisbon, Portugal
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was very typical from Azores. The fish was really fresh and very well cooked! The staff was very friendly, always ready to explain something. The food was really great and the atmosphere in the restaurant was nice.

Thank Joao C
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Fresh, good TASTY portions, polite and helpfull waiters. It's one or maybe the best place in São Miguel island for you to cook for fish. Won't regret the decision and please, also try the fish soup.

Thank Nuno F
Andreia A, Gerente at Borda d'Agua, responded to this review
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Agradeço a vossa preferência. Obrigado e até a próxima... Cumprimentos. Gerência. More 

Cochrane, Canada
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Nice little restaurant, served fresh seafood, had a grilled fish head, forgot the name of it, but it was the best meal I've had in the Azores island for the 14 days I travelled.

Thank Milagros P
Lagoa, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Always ask for the catch of the day, and they'll tell you exactly what came in that morning. Very large size meals, making 1 serving enough for 2, even when big eaters like myself. You can also always order 1/2 dose! It is a family business, started with 2 tables and survived due to quality! No, the waitress may not... More 

Thank karen10002016
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

First of all, this place is not anywhere close to where Trip advisor thinks it is. Put the address into Google maps and find it that way. Shrimp was over cooked. Squid too. Rubbery. The waitress knew nothing about wine. She talked to a customer nonstop for a half hour ignoring us. Go to Bar Caloura instead! Excellent simply prepared... More 

Thank vital_nature
Seixal, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

What a great place to eat the best of the Azores sea ! You must try a white wine to get along with the fish, Terras de Lava is my suggestion.

Thank Magno_Jacinto
Sao Miguel, Portugal
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful tiles inside and right next to the fishing port in Lagoa. Friendly staff and goos value menu options. Brilliant fresh fish.

Thank Laura82_13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Portuguese, Soups, Seafood, European
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo do Porto 52 | Rosario, Lagoa, Sao Miguel 9560-088, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Lagoa
  • Phone Number: 351296912114
Recommended. Simply and best grelled fish. Famaly bisness.

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