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O Corisco

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Rua Manuel da Ponte, 28, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
+351 296 284 444
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food was ok, only one fish option for lunch, but there had been too bad weather for the fishermen you go out to sea for days so it'sunderstandable. Tuna was probably frozen, but well made and tasty. But from the moment I walked in I had a feeling of being treated impolitely and with a smug smile. Should have... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We headed here for our first lunch, and although the beer was cold(!) the food was disappointing. We were given cheese, olives and bread with our beer which we didn't ask for, and which was very nice but not cheap. The limpets were good too, but that was where it ended. The main courses of tuna and fish of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Welcoming restaurant serving reasonable quality local food and wine at a good price. I had fish of the day, which was delicious but not too much fish once the bone was removed. Delicious coconut cake for dessert.

Thank Judy992
Kenora, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Well I should have trusted my instinct, but I didn't, to my regret. The menu outside featured a tourist menu (hint #1). A waiter came outside to entice us in (hint#2). He had a rather charming joking manner - bit of a nod and a wink, too friendly for my taste. (Hint # 3). But as I said I did... More 

Thank James D
Brighton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice surprise down one of the side streets not far from our hotel. We were welcomed with a small glass of fizz, the waiters were very helpful and spoke good English. Our meal was excellent, tuna and squid followed by pineapple cake and liqueur. Delicious.

Thank Sarah C
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My neighbors just returned from Sao Miguel and said this was their favorite restaurant in the area. We decided to go here for dinner tonight and knew why they loved it so much. The waiters were very friendly and super helpful. They made our dining experience awesome! We all had fresh fish that came with potatoes or rice with mixed... More 

Thank beachbum7983
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend to us by Ricardo from Amazing Tours. The decor and atmosphere were romantic, rustic, and the dining room dimly lit. We had a great vinho branco to complement our orders of swordfish and white beard fish. The mains were perfectly cooked and seasoned and even the sides were quite tasty. The bread and olives served at... More 

Thank shannontara85
Hjoerring, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Very good food and good service. Reasonabel prices and good selection of food. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff

Thank Claus D
Cambridge, Canada
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

All the best of traditional azorean cuisine. Couvert to desert was all very good. Attentive staff, good in English.

Thank 5Brokies
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was in the center of Ponta Delgada and offers delicious Portuguese cuisine. The wait staff was friendly and everyone spoke English. Highly recommend the Portuguese steak and the grilled lapas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Manuel da Ponte, 28, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 284 444
No Centro Historico de Ponta DelgadaAberto desde 1977, o nosso restaurante tem como especialidade o bem estar dos seus clientes.Situado mesmo no centro historico de Ponta Delgada.Possui um ambiente de agradavel convivio onde podera encontrar uma mistura entre o tradicional e o moderno e desfrutar de nossa comida tipica da regiao com produtos produzidos nos Acores. Usufrua tambem do nosso bar onde pode simplesmente deliciar-se com uma refeicao ligeira ou desfrutar de uma bebida enquanto espera por sua mesa ou enquanto aprecia uma partida de futebol.O Restaurante O Corisco possui, ainda, pratos vegetarianos e parque de estacionamento privado todos os dias ao jantar e durante todo o dia de Domingo.

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