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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 good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (26 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
“black olives” (2 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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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
Reviewed 3 October 2017

First day at Azores and went to a restaurant suggested by the Hotel reception. The waiter that served us was horrible, didn't give any suggestions, always with a serious face, not friendly at all. The food wasn't bad but I went to other places after...More

Thank CesarMendes
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 8 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 7 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 22 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 7 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
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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