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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%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish” (27 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (10 reviews)
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Rua de Acoreano Oriental 18-20, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-013, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Knowledgeable, friendly staff, good food. Steak medium rare very good as was the pork cutlet. Good wine list (Azores & mainland Portugal).

Thank mbps2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

A taxi driver helpfully dropped us off here when the place we had planned to eat was closed. It turned out to be great luck. Andre took such good care of us from the moment we walked in. He helped me put together a vegan...More

Thank KarenMarie50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with fabulous staff. Wife had a steak dinner and I had the trigger fish. Both were good although the fish had quite a few bones. Seemed to have more local customers than any other restaurant we went to.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not recommended. Food quality and service poor. Waiters constantly trying to upsell. Many better places around

Thank Jobst T
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Our waiter was very knowledgeable and helpful with our decision making. The ambiance was lovely and the food very good. The fresh fish is obviously a perfect choice for this location and we weren't disappointed.

Thank RandolphK59
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Four of us had a very good meal here. The waiter Luis was originally from NY and was exceptional giving us many travel tips. We mostly ordered from the Portuguese menu which is slightly different than the translated tourist menus as it can reflect what...More

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Perfect excemple from a classic portuguese restaurant. All the typical azorian food and fresh. Very good service and not expensive. Compliments for the waiters. Good assortiment of wines.

Thank Gekkolover
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Good food, friendly staff, not expensive - and one of the oldest restaurants in town. If we ever come back, we'll know where to go! 🍷

Thank nicolaslindt
Reviewed 25 October 2017

On our first day we went for dinner to Nacional it was good choice,griled Turbarao (shark) was excellent ,but Morcela (blood sousige) it test was weird for us,buttle of branco B.S.E good combined with our's dishes.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We visited this restaurant 3 nights during our stay, because the experience was excellent! Our waiter Jose Carlos reserved the same table for us every night, assisted us with menu choices (all the food was excellent), remembered our wine selection at each visit, and went...More

Thank zels250
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13 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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