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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in Pico. Make sure you have a reservation. If you’re lucky,you get a table in the front row. Also a good place for watching the sunset

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service, nice view. The service woman was running around, she could be more chilled out. But I can recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant on the water we were lucky to stumble upon. Right in the Unesco heritage wine growing area. Perfect in all respects. Top quality seafood. Octopus salad, octopus à lagareiro, fresh grilled fish...boca negra for me. Delicious! Manuela who served us was a delight!...When in Pico do not miss!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 24 August 2021 via mobile

Best restaurant in town. View is beautiful, deserts are fantastic and when you are here don’t forget to try the tuna steak Portuguese style, it’s amazing :)

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021

Amazing main meal (fish and prawn skewer). Cooked perfectly in a simple, but delicious rich butter. Local white wines were very nice with the seafood. Tried the lemon meringue tart for dessert, which was disappointing- more of a sweet custard with no lemon flavour. Other...than that, 5 stars Service was very busy, but the young waitress was fast and attentive, easily managing all the outside tablesMore

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

One of the best places in Pico - recomended visit / all food is excelent also great and friendly sevice.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2020 via mobile

Nice place to watch the sunset from and a good variety of traditional meals. On the expensive side but overall a nice place to dine.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 7 September 2020 via mobile

Probably slightly more upmarket - and hence a little pricier - than most other restaurants in Madalena. However, the food.was always excellent and the service good. The 3 times I went I always managed to get a table without difficulty, but would recommend any groups...larger than a couple.vook in advance to be sure of getting a table.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 30 August 2020

Lovely dinner at this restaurant. It has a great location looking out over the sea. The food is beautifully presented and delicious. We tried the BBQ prawns and fish and the octopus stew.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020

First I must say: this is one of the few restaurants in PDL open for dinner on Sunday, which is what initially brought me there (as well as recommendations) - as it's a bit further out of the city centre. Once you get past the...very bright, mainly-white dining room (they really could use a dimmer switch for some atmosphere...), it's a nice place. Service was attentive and friendly. The menu is extensive - quite extensive - and portions are large. Yes, it's a bit pricey - but all in relative terms. I thoroughly enjoyed my meal, and really liked that they had more than a couple glasses of wine available by the glass. The view around the bay into town is excellent, though admittedly I saw little of it as I was there later for dinner.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Caroline29_1990
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Response from Stratovarius F |
If you’re vegetarian don’t come here on holiday, it’s a waste 😁
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Hi I suggest you ring them at 292623490... Good luck.
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5