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Rua Conselheiro Doutor Jose Pereira, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-530, Portugal
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
29 Aug 2016
“Interesting range of dishes”
22 May 2016
“Cheap and not very cheerful!”
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Portuguese, European, Soups
Rua Conselheiro Doutor Jose Pereira, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-530, Portugal
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were impressed by the choice of food, especially the fish. We weren't sure what the different fish were so the lady brought out picture card to show us. We chose a meal that we would never get at home.

Thank Heather L
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We ate on a Friday night. The restaurant was almost empty. The only food on offer was soup (lukewarm) and either pork (like shoe leather) or barracuda, quite edible. Only 'red or white' wine. We had the white and couldn't drink it.... We had one...More

Thank JMc1946_12
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Sometimes you have the craziest experiences. We had two of the quirkiest dining experiences here and loved it both times. First--Maria is a hoot. She's the bartender, server and entertainer (I think her mother is the cook). You have to walk through the dark, smoky...More

Thank Harken
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

This cheap and friendly restaurant in close to the port in Velas serves good fresh fish and seafood including cataplana. Family atmohere, local wines and very good prices.

1  Thank pad_11
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We found this restaurant because it was mentioned in our guide book. The bar is just a typical bar but up the stairs next door is the restaurant. maria was a delight - we loved her style - laid back and very generous with the...More

1  Thank pagDerbyshire
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The owner (a really weird lady) told us: I'll prepare you a beautiful Cataplana, you'll have to wait for a while, but then... Ok, half an hour later, a Cataplana arrived, full of ......Surimi!!!!! We couldn't believe what we saw. Cataplana was full of low-quality...More

3  Thank LoBe69
Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

No restaurant area working... Not willing to work :-( Looks like they just work when they see turist around... Nearby restaurants fully working and working nice

Thank JFabiao
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Dark and uninviting from the street, but excellent service and good food at sensible prices. They did not charge for bread and cheese and gave us a liqueur to send us on our way.

Thank foodrover
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Unimpressive restaurant from the outside, has a large and well lit area upstairs. Excellent food overall, grilled fish (enchereu) especially good. Copious amounts of food. The Frei Gigante white wine from Pico is an excellent dry that will go perfectly with the fish. Very good...More

Reviewed 18 November 2012

This place looks like a bar from the outside and you need to go through the smoky bar to get to the restaurant. We had grilled Anchove and loved it. Served with potatoes and local wine. The server was friendly, not a lot of English...More

Thank SCagray
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  • Address: Rua Conselheiro Doutor Jose Pereira, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-530, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Jorge  >  Velas
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