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Rua de Acoreano Oriental 23, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
+351 296 284 095
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Porto, Portugal
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Azores is well known by its fish and meat quality. Here you can expect an amazing steak (either the bitoque or half aliança steak). Two steaks together with two beers , bread and cheese entry's and two coffees all for 22 euros. Not expensive. I highly recommend this place.

Thank MartimDurao
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend & I went here after reading the reviews, however we now wish we had not bothered. We walked into the restaurant and then a waiter aggressively asked if we had a reservation, we said we had not and he then showed us to a table of 2 (there was no one else in the restaurant). He brought over... More 

Thank Rachelforsyth
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We have tried steak across Europe and the beef at Azores is truly coming from happy cows. The texture might not be tender and soft like Rib eyes but the flavour is natural. The restaurant will grill it to your liking and not to be missed for beef lovers.

Thank Miu_and_Meow
Boston, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We came here for dinner our first night on the island. My husband and I both got the Bife Regional. It had so much flavor I can't stop thinking about it. The sauce with the oil, garlic and red peppers is amazing. My fries adsorbed it all up and was legitimately the best tasting fries I have ever had. Pretty... More 

1 Thank Carrie L
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

My wife and I decided to try this restaurant after a friend suggested we try their Lombo De Vaca Alianca (beef tenderloin). My first reaction when walking in was that it was just another typical Portuguese restaurant. Typical it wasn't the steak was perfectly cooked and so delicious, Roberto our waiter was stern but very professional you could tell he... More 

Thank Ed B
Porto, portugal
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173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

True Azorean food, great steak (Bife a Aliança 16 EUR comes only with French fries), this is what you want to eat here. Few rather squeezed tables inside, so come early. In summer there are some tables on the street. Good wine selection. For now with a clear descent in quality of steaks in Restaurante de Associação in Santana, this... More 

Thank Maciej H
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My wife and I had lunch here twice and both times we were not disappointed. This is a typical Portuguese style restaurants that seems to cater to office workers as well as tourists. We had grilled fish and meat and it was very good. The restaurant was very full and the service was very good. Definitely recommended for lunch.

Thank Martin B
Cotonou, Benin
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

There are a few candidates for the crown of the best place for steaks in Ponta Delgada. Well, this is my choice! I have been here quite a few times in the past, and once again, more recently, during my last visit to this town. The steaks have always been absolutely perfect! The staff is also very friendly and the... More 

Thank SerpaJ
Lisbon, Portugal
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here twice. On the day we arrived in Ponta Delgada we were in a no frills mood, so we opted for the chicken in the day's menu. Spicy chicken stew with fries. Not bad at all and inexpensive (€7,5 per portion). On our second time we order the tuna steak and the Boca Negra fish, both grilled.... More 

Thank Luigi C
New Maryland, NB, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

I was told it was a good steak. Not really. The meat was average only, and the dish was nothing special. I would not recommend. The staff was not that good either. ------------ Nem o bife nem o pessoal convenceram. Nada acima do normal e a carne era apenas razoavel. Nao recomendo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua de Acoreano Oriental 23, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 284 095

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?