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Restaurante Marisqueira Ancoradouro

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Estrada Longitudinal | Areia Larga, Madalena, Pico 9950-322, Portugal
+351 292 623 490
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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United States
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393 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

N38.52742° W28.53626° From the terrace, three old ship cannons are available for signalling customers that the restaurant is open for business, but before opening at 7pm customers flock to it fill it up in minutes. Battle stations for the staff members and student waiters to rush their orders in. No personal attention, culinary advice or friendly words. You are on... More 

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Torrejon De Ardoz, Spain
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great location and breathtaking view. Attentive service. Traditional food, well prepared and using good quality ingredients. Great place for families or couples.

Thank ana948
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Going in with the sunset, coming out with the night stars and the wonderful view of Horta! Good food and better wines.

Thank NewdBford
Antwerp, Belgium
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice restaurant with terrace. The place is always full, so make a reservation or come on time. The fish was good, only a bit to dry. Friendly staff.

Thank NoeB1
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7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, specially the fried octopus. However the service was insufficient and clumsy... it took almost one hour to pay...

Thank Daniela M
Helsinki, Finland
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has an amazing view of the sun going down over the ocean, so if you go try to get seated so that you get a good view. Tripadvisor reviews have lately been mixed and unfortunately we have to join the group of people, who found the food to be pretty average. We had limpets for starters and they... More 

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Borgo val di Taro, Italy
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I had a delicious dinner in couple. We had the cataplana and it was very, very good. The course is huge! we had one for each, but one for two can be enough. We were not right in the best place for the view, because we were a bit inward, but it is really outstanding.

Thank Marco S
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Visited this restaurant with a group, we had a good meal. They specialise in seafood, however they have meat and veggie options available as well.

Thank Jim F
Kfar Saba, Israel
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166 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The place is nice, clean and well placed above sea level. we ordered several type of fish and tuna, which were disappointing. Tuna was dry and overcooked, fish bbq looks great but was nothing to tell about...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

The view from the patio over the rocks during sunset was the perfect end to our first day in Pico! The house wine was good but we would not have gotten it again if we had gone back. We ordered the cataplana and were disappointed in the flavor. A lot of the fish had lost its flavor from being cooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Longitudinal | Areia Larga, Madalena, Pico 9950-322, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Pico  >  Madalena
  • Phone Number: +351 292 623 490

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