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Rua Doutor Serpa Pinto 22 R/C, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
+351 292 391 026
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United States
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393 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

N38°32,317' W28°37,525' This was the favourite hangout of Horta locals, until Medalhas featured in every tour guide. Locals in Medalhas are now on the threaten species list. They know one trick to keep tourist out: make a reservation. We had to wait until 18:30 hour opening time to enter the cellar like interior of Medalhas with a large flat screen... More 

Thank goyourownway
Lisbon, Portugal
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146 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A simple Casa de Pasto in Horta offering Portuguese meals and nice ambiance. Medalhas menu is diversified, service is efficient and the owner is there for you.

Thank Francisco F
Bradfordwoods, PA
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196 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended by the tourist office and we also saw good reviews on trip advisor. I don't know if we ordered the wrong thing or what, but we found the food to be just OK, not at all special, not particularly good (not bad either), and nothing special. Service was friendly and we liked the style of the... More 

Thank Juliet K
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Medalhas serves well cooked typical Azorian food. We had morcela, morro cheese, local sausage and pork brochette. Big portions, good taste, good service.

Thank JosebaUrzelaiIntza
Horta, Portugal
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good typical local food, good pricing, friendly staff. Away from the mainstream and a lot of local people like this place too.

Thank tapakahe
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Our party of four tried the fried eel, fried red fish, lean pork loin and omelette with ham and cheese. Everyone felt the meal to be too oily for our liking. Portions were decent but prices were slightly steep compared to other similar restaurants. Overall a decent meal but probably not a place to waste a meal at unless everything... More 

Thank bennytdawg
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I liked very much the experience there, great service, lovely food, fresh seafood and fish. a not so knowned place but it worth the visit.

Thank Carlos C
Ellesmere, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice as the food was so good. It is a little bit out of the main tourist part of town, but well worth the walk

Thank w3ndys
North Warwickshire
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

A typical restaurant with wooden tables and red check tablecoths. The waiter seemingly distracted at first became friendly. Good choice of typical Portuguese dishes all well prepared and delicious. Only fault was that one meal was delayed making it uncomfortable for the other diners. Can thoroughly recommend the liver dish.

Thank bio_teacher_54
The Hague, The Netherlands
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

I came here for dinner on my own to try more local food, and was not disappointed. The blood sausage served with orange was delicious and the veal steak with regional sauce even more. Highly recommended if you are looking for a traditional setting with tasty food. The price also seemed very reasonable.

Thank sometimesitravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Serpa Pinto 22 R/C, Horta, Faial Island 9900-095, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: +351 292 391 026

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?