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Restaurante Nacional

Rua de Acoreano Oriental 18 20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
+351 296 629 949
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (11 reviews)
“black olives” (2 reviews)
“halibut” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua de Acoreano Oriental 18 20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2017

The restaurant owner, visibly annoyed that I was alone, tried to give me the worst table in the room, as it often happens to a woman traveling solo, I am used to it. I ordered a seabass, but 40 minutes later I was presented with...More

3  Thank 777WorldTraveller777
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We ate here twice and were not disappointed. Good range of meat and fish dishes. Waiters very helpful at making suggestions about which dishes to choose. Friendly atmosphere, good central location in Ponte Delgado.

Thank Reigatetravellers
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Old and classic restaurant. The food is very tasty. I recommend the rice with seafood "its a must if you don't mind getting your hand dirty". Best regards to our waiter Jose Carlos who did his job perfectly and made the visit worth it 👍🏼

Thank Eyad A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The waiter spoke English and was very helpful with suggestions and food descriptions. We went for lunch and the portions were very large. The food was great. We would go again.

Thank DarbWPB
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

They kept the kitchen open for us when we arrived a bit late and made us an amazing dinner of tuna steaks, azorean steak and cuddle fish. Even better homemade desert, including cheesecake made with azorean cheese. One of the best meals we had in...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This restaurant is what we expected an authentic Portuguese restaurant would be like. The foods and wine was very good, but the service was Exceptional. Would not hesitate to go back.

Thank Rod R
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you are looking for tasty food, good size portions and quick friendly service this is the place for you! I enjoyed the food and the staff was available and helpful! Just a bit too formal and a bit like so many other places I...More

Thank musicanaalma
Reviewed 21 March 2017

A very enjoyable and inexpensive meal. Waiters were very friendly and efficient. Would eat there again.

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Four of us ate here and were disappointed. The choice of starters were very limited, the soup was average. The shrimp in mustard sauce was OK but nothing special. The grilled fish and pork for main course were OK but I have eaten better for...More

1  Thank U7481KRjanes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Don't let the initial "Cafe" appearance slow you down from entering and enjoying this jewel! The service was amazing as we sampled appetizers, enjoyed their seafood rice dish for two, completed with dessert; the evening was fanstastic!

Thank Barry T
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14 October 2016|
Response from L H |
Lunch 12:00-15:00 and Dinner 18:30-22:30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Acoreano Oriental 18 20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 629 949
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