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Rua D. Luis Bettencourt 25, Santa Maria, Portugal
09:00 - 00:00
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We got a table outside; just perfect to relax on a hot day at noon. Our server got our orders right away; drinks were brought promptly - but I had to get up to find out about our food about 25 minutes later. My fish stew was OK; my wife's steak was overcooked and tepid. Wifi signal was great.

Thank ejep84
Marchegg, Austria
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238 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

AS we arrived late in Vila do Porto and did not want to change clothes tooka seat in the restaurant's terrace. Lucky to found the best waitress in town, always a smile, explain in deep all the menu posts, the food was good so we return every night there, no need to write anything else.

Thank José F
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here twice and both times was happy about the food. Just order the salad or the frites! Salad, 1,50€, just some lettuce with carrot and two pices of tomato. Thats not a salad! That's garnish😂! Frites.... Pail and cold! Besides those two items everything was good and the portions a big and very affordable.

Thank Xkimm
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant with a short menu but with a cuisine with character. Local food cooked in the local style, nice. The prices also affordable, good quality-price average. The only defect we found when revising the bill, we notice that, instead of the wine we drank it was another one that costed two times in it and on top of that... More 

Thank Benan G
Lisbon, Portugal
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99 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Pleasant friendly service at reasonable price. Lunch of 'soup and dish-of the-day' recommended. Dinner of 'Alcatara' ok with good flavour but a tad dry. Cod with garlic is appealing. Recommended

Thank Grahamlison
Warwickshire, UK
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109 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

A quick lunch as we toured the island. I had some very good meat soup and husband had a ham and cheese sandwich. We also shared morcilla, local sausage and local cheese. A plain simple and satisfying lunch, with good coffee.

Thank Ratbag
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Very Central in Port Vila. It is open from early allowing us to take a breakfast comfortably installed in one of the terraces available. Highlight the presentation of the breakfast which is served in mug and custom dishes (not the glass cup "traditional"). The times we were to Garrouchada never had problems with the kitchen schedule. Fast service and service... More 

Thank D C
Ascot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Brilliant food, best of the holiday and we happily visited twice. Huge portions - I was served a trough of fish that took up an additional table! Very friendly staff

1 Thank Deepestpurple
Lambton Shores, Canada
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Price of beer was too high.The prices were higher than the prices stated on the menu. Why is a half serving not at half price ?I would have preferred a much smaller serving at a much lower price.Why was there no choice of roast beef on an island which has so many beef cattle grazing on your volcanic hills ?Instead... More 

Thank canadave2013
Lisbon, Portugal
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131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Having very fresh fish available helps a lot to serve a perfect grilled or deep fried fish but on top of that the meat is also great. I'll be back!

Thank Luis M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Portuguese, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua D. Luis Bettencourt 25, Santa Maria, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: 351883038

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?