Five Best Restaurants in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores

Azores food

When it comes to restaurant choices, the options may seem endless. With so much to consider, such as location, hours, or food style, you may be overwhelmed. To help, we've rounded up the ten best restaurants in Ponta Delgado, San Miguel, Azores.


Restaurant: Big 21

Address:R. Ernesto do canto Antiga Rua Denasa da graca 17, Ponta Delgada

Hours: Mon - Sun, 6:30pm - 10pm

Why we like it: Authentic. Best local Azorian/Porteguese food with big, bold flavors. It’s not in a touristy area of Ponta Delgada, but well located so easy to find and get to.


Restaurant: Bar Colegio 27

Address: Rua Carvalho Araujo 27 l Matriz, Ponta Delgada

Hours: Sun-Sat, 6:30-10:30

Why we like it: The ambiance of the restaurant is lively, local and so unique. Along with the restaurant's often hosting live jazz music, the food is top notch.


Restaurant: Boca de Cena

Address: Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada

Hours: Mon- Sat 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Why we like it: The owner does everything himself - cooking, waiting, payments and seating. It is a unique and personal dining experience that will leave you wanting more- especially the steak and octopus dishes!


Restaurant: A Tasca

Address: Rua do Aljube # 16, Ponta Delgada

Hours: Mon- Sun, 11 am- 2 am

Why we like it: Amazing lunch spot with great sandwiches! Situated right in the center of Punta Delgada, A Tasca makes for a nice afternoon stop. The restaurant serves authentic Azorian cuisine full of a variety of seafood options.


Restaurant Name: Casa da Rosa

Address: Rua Hintze Ribeiro 55, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-049, Portugal

Hours: Mon- Thurs, 12 pm-12 am; Friday 9 am- 12 am; Sat, 6 pm- 2 am

Why we like it: Open late night, with great music. The staff are always super friendly, so you feel taken care of from start-to-finish. Very diverse menu mixing local and international fusion flavors.

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