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  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fabulous fresh dishes of the day. Tuna belly for me - perfect rolled in sesame seeds with delicious accompaniments. Husband had dorado also excellent. Local wine from San Miguel dry and peppery lovely and only 11Euros Very busy and very popular. Excellent.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don’t know because of the waiter with the pigtail hair that was very impolite we go away. We just wanted to know if there was availability for a table.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Interested in waiting? Then it is your spot. After 90 minutes of waiting and lack of communication we finally got in. The food is delicious, the atmosphere ist great… but in terms of organization… phew…

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After stopping by 5 times, we finally were able to get in yesterday around 10PM As already said, long line, rude woman in front... Table was cramped... We ordered a main each and a side, a drink... Food was "ok", desert was good... All and...all not worth the fuss of waiting outside for 2 hours. If you can just get in and eat, would probably rate it higher. When frustration takes over, it builds expectation or wish and if the food can't match it...More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 16 August 2021 via mobile

The restaurant is always full everyday even if it doesn’t take reservations. The waiter is very rude and in front of the restaurant it’s very dirty. We tried to come here three times but it was already full. Don’t go here.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 30 July 2021

We were recommended by 2 different people to go to A Tasca and we are really pleased that we did! We tried a few times to go and they are always busy, so best to put your name down & come back in the time...frame that they give you. The welcome was fantastic and was very friendly. The food was great! I am a vegetarian and there was a good choice for me and I loved my food. My husband had the Beef carpaccio and the Tuna steak and was really impressed by both! We finished with the lovely pineapple cake. We loved the food, however i would have to agree with some of the other comments, has once we got to our table, all our waiter did was huff and puff about how tired he was and it did make us feel uncomfortable. Please note though that i am still giving 5 stars, as the food and wine made up for the 1 waiter, as everyone else was lovely and maybe he was just having a bad day. I would highly recommend it!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 27 July 2021

I have been several times to A Tasca. The food is really good, also the daily dishes. each time I got served by Tiago who is waiter there and he adviced me very well about the azorean's specialities (food and beverages). His service was every...time really good, 1000 times better than french service.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021

It was so good, in 4 days I came back twice. First tried the local specialty: Lapas, then a steak. Both worth the try, Lapas was a smaller portion though.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 8 July 2021

I wanted to write a review just to address the great service we received, waiters are friendly and welcoming, the owner is a little bit grumpy but its okay its funny. On the side of the people it was all great and fine, than came...food and drinks... The place looks really nice and the location is cool. The food is unfortunatly not as expected. All side dishes are soaked in vinegar (not specified in the eng menú). The draft beer had a metallic taste and smell (end of keg or bad pipes cleaning). The fish dishes were not so convincing, a rare tuna arrives medium rare/well cooked and the baccahlau head is just something I would not suggest to my worse enemy. The limpets were terrible, chewi and diving in butter.. should be an island classic.. Sides and guarnishing really not the best. Pricewise is cheaper than the others but also the kitchen that look so professional and clean seems have some struggles. Not my best experience here on the island, sadly averageMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 July 2021 via mobile

Really good food, but come early, this is a popular place for both tourists and people living in Ponta Delgada! We really enjoyd this place.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Karen W
12 August 2018|
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Response from Cataroundtheworld | Reviewed this property |
I just had to keep calling! Or just stop by when you’re in Ponta Delgada and make a reservation then. It’s worth it!
20 May 2018|
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Response from caresendes | Reviewed this property |
They only accept reservations by phone.
7 March 2018|
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Response from caresendes | Reviewed this property |
The reservations are for dinner. They dont accept reservations for lunch
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Yes, A Tasca is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

A Tasca is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5