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“Best Steak on the Island”
Review of Alcides

Alcides
Ranked #50 of 342 Restaurants in Sao Miguel
Cuisines: Portuguese
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Get the Alcides Steak and you won't be disappointed. Amazing roasted garlic and typical salty red pepper to top it off blends perfectly. We visited twice in one week and could have gone back again. Drop in for a big lunch or visit for dinner, either way you will enjoy. The service is great and the cheese plate starter is a great way to taste local variations. They also have very reasonably priced local wines (Azorean - Sao Miguel and Pico varieties were great) and also mainland Portugal wines to offer as well.

Thank Justy5780
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

I loved the cheese platter that they bring you to begin the meal. And yes you have to pay extra but it was good. The steak was very good, the large pieces of garlic were excellent plus the salted red pepper was something to try. A little too much for me but I had about half of it, you have to try new things. The Azoraen Pineapple was so great. So sweet. I would eat here again if I was on the island.

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Thank Eric R
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

If you want to taste traditional Azorean food (excellent meat), then you have to experience the taste of the food made in this restaurant. Very, very good!

Thank Carlos B
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Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

If you like cow steak, this restaurant is one of the best restaustaurant in the island. They have a very good ambient but the service is a little bit slow. I wait almost 30 minutes but isnt this all times. I went in a bad day, the restaurant was full. Some days you need call first because you possible dont have place and you will need wait for a table. Isn't very expensive.

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Thank TiagoGomes171
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

The Alcides steak was tasty and tender, but poorly served. A restaurant of this 'so-called' caliber should really offer so much more!! The steak is served on a plate toped by the saltiest red pepper sliver that I've ever tasted. Then the waiter brings out a small bowl of french fries (crisps). No salad, rice, etc. accompanies the meal. Be very cautious of the cheese plate brought to the table when you are seated as it's expensive and you are only given a bit sized morsel of a fwe different varieties of cheese. Our server brought the bread basket with 2 small rolls for our tabel fo 6 and we were charged couvert for 6 people! Honestly this place is truly overrated and you can have tasty, tender steak most anywhere on the island.

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