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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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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 

Thank postikortti
Borgo val di Taro, Italy
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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
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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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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...

Thank nisimbarda
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location in front of the sea. We took 2 fish soups but we can't really feel any fishes inside . Then we took Cataplana , a typical dish of vegetables and mixed fishes. We wait for it more than half an hour. It taste great. One bottle of wine and one coffe for 65 euros. Probably not fair for... More 

Thank Giacomo M
Sliema, Malta
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We expected much more from Number One restaurant in Madalena. Food was very average (we tried seafood and stakes) and staff didn't pay enough attention. The place is very nicely located but overall I wouldn't go there again.

Thank xxKarolina_xx

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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
Romantic, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
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?