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“Best grilled fish anywhere”
Review of Delicias do Mar

Delicias do Mar
Ranked #31 of 187 Restaurants in Ponta Delgada
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed June 10, 2013

We heard about this place on trip advisor and it was on our list to visit last week. We were staying at the Antillia Hotel five minutes from the front and this restaurant is a ten minute walk from our hotel. Do not be put off by the surroundings as this will be the best fish you will experience. We went there on the Thursday night and decided to return again the next night it was so good. Fish are offered from the ice box and are what is available at the time; our choices were Wreckfish, Blackspot Bream and Alphonsin. we chose Wreckfish and Alphonsin first visit then tried Blackspot Bream and Wreckfish on the Friday along with the Shrimp starter. The chef and his daughter own and run the place and were really helpful with the fish choice if you needed any help. Great value as well; we would have gladly paid twice as much in the UK for a similar fish meal but alas I don't think it is available. We enjoyed many great meals last week but these two nights were outstanding..... we will be back!! Obrigado ; )

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1  Thank Andy G
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

Good food (or average), but ugly place around and ugly restaurant inside. Weird people. I did not trust them. High price. Bad toilets. I can not believe that its second best res. in the city of Ponta Delgada. Never again.

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Reviewed June 6, 2013

This restaurant is well worth the trek. Its probably about a 20 min walk from the town centre but the meal when you get there is amazing, so good we went twice during our holiday. Its upstairs, there is a cafe on the bottom floor. You get to pick which fish you want from a selection of the day. Its so fresh and cooked simply but the flavour is lovely. You get potatoes and salad as accompaniment and it complements the fish perfectly. The waitress was so lovely and the Azorean wine (get one from Pico) tasty!

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

I read very good reviews about this restaurant on TripAdvisor and the fish entrees were just as good as they were described. Yes, the location is out of central PD and hard to find, but worth the trip - look for the restaurant's sign on the corner of the main street if you walk as we did. Delicias do Mar is owned by the chef who looks like he has been a fisherman for years and will review every fish with you until you decide on the one you like most. I finally found it easier to ask him what was his favorite, but it is fun to hear him describe the fish in the ice cooler for you first. Also, the greeter and our waitress was his daughter Marina who speaks perfect English and is a beautiful tiny Portuguese lady with a delightful personality. And, of course, the reason for going to this restaurant is that the fish is the freshest and best in the entire city of PD. We both had "Goroz" which is Blackspot Seabream and enjoyed every bite. BTW, the greens, potatoes, bread, and wine are also good, but come for the fish!

1  Thank baoz
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

The best place for fish always fresh and well done. Five star. Only the location is not very nice otherwise is a good place.

2  Thank Francisco G
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