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A Tasca O Petisca

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US$8 - US$21
Seafood, Grill, Portuguese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 27 March 2022 via mobile

Good and service was top notch! The wait staff was very attentive. Fresh fish was prepared with no salt as I had requested for health reasons. The portions were large. I would definitely eat here again!

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 27 October 2021

We had made table reservations a day before, but when we arrived there was no record of it. Although the manager got us a table I felt he acted as if he was doing us a favour. Which is strange, it is not our fault....the waitress was excellent, the choice of food too. Nice shellfish for starters, but the steak I ordered for mains, was a bit tough. It was too much work to chew. A pity, because desert was good like the wine.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 6 October 2021

Very disappointed. The grilled lapas were to tuff. Not suppose to. Sent it back, asked for menu, informed straight away “ kitchen is closing” It says closes at 3pm not really, sending people away at 2.30pm with empty tables. Service very rushed. No return

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 27 June 2021 via mobile

This was our favorite restaurant in Madalena, Pico. So good we went twice! Every aspect of our meals was perfect. Loved the local cheese and honey, tuna bites, limpets, sausage and the passion fruit mousse. We highly recommend the local Terras de Lava Reserva red...wine.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021 via mobile

We got the all you can eat menu, it had a good variety of dishes, meat, fish, seafood, pasta, rice, etc... Everything was fresh, and the staff is friendly with a great mood!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 26 May 2021

Good food and friendly staff. Great typic food. Several different wines. Very well located. Seriously recommend.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 November 2020

very nice - we went there way too early, so we were the only guests for a while. even when more and more guests came the waitress took her time to explain the menu, the wines, all the possibilites. the food was delicious, nicely prepared...- even the bread was special. we will definitely be back !More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

Ate here a number of times (both lunch and dinner) during a c. 10 day trip to Pico. Service was always very friendly, the food good and the prices pretty reasonable (inc. some quite decent wine by the glass). More relaxed/casual than formal as restaurants...go and that suited me just fine. Would happily recommend. N.b. Would strongly suggest booking a day or so in advance to be sure you get a table - particularly in high season it can get quite busy.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020

I have visited Pico Island several times over the years and have tried restaurants in every part of the Island. There is nothing that quite matches this one. First off, the restaurant workers are so friendly that each time I visited I felt as if...I was family. The food at this restaurant had a great variety and was delivered fast. My favourite things to order are the salada de polvo (octopus salad) and the morcella (blood sausage). Yes, there may be restaurants on the water, but I can guarantee you none of those has a warm atmosphere or delicious foods that compares to this restaurant.More

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

Ate here several times while on Pico, for both lunch and dinner. Excellent food and very friendly service (and fast, but never rushed). Food Prices middle of the range for Madalena (and also has some decent wine by the glass at very reasonable prices -...and I like my wine!). Highly recommended, but strongly advise booking a table (even if only the day before), even if you are just a couple/solo diner, to avoid having to wait a while if you are to get a seat or even be turned away as the restaurant is too full.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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A Tasca O Petisca is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4