Fish | Vegetarian & Vegan


Fish 22 Tucked away in a corner street, close to the center of town. Great value for money, as well as friendly staff and fresh fish each day. You could not ask for much more. Good for lunch and dinner (but be warned they close at at 20:00.) Google Maps

Restaurante Gastrónomo Well regarded local restaurant, focusing on fish. Great service and an unfussy decor make this a firm favourite Google Maps

Mané Cigano If you're in Ponta Delgada for lunch, Mané Cigano is a must. A local favourite for traditional Azorean seafood. It's open for lunch, so get there early or jostle with the regulars for a table. Try the horse mackerel with beans Google Maps

Tuká Tulá - Bar With a backdrop to one of the longest beaches this bar is a firm favourite of locals and tourists alike Google Maps

Bar da Praia Beautiful view out over the ocean. Great for drinks and sun-downers. Gets very, very busy in the summer Google Maps

Restaurante Cervejaria O Carlos Local restaurants with local food. The simple decor lets the food shine. Google Maps

Taberna Saca-Rolhas This is a cosy place right by the sea wall, serving some of the best fish in the Azores. It's a 10-minute drive from Ponta Delgada - or hike there along the cliffs to build up an appetite. Reservations necessary Google Maps

Bar Caloura Low-key bar for lunch or even better a G&T sundowner with dinner. This unassuming place is one of the best for fresh seafood lovers. It is what they do. Give the burgers a miss Google Maps

Restaurante Ponta do Garajau Tucked away in the quaint seaside town of Ribeira Quente. This restaurant is well known for its locally sourced seafood. The produce is all fresh, the service is excellent and the place is understandably busy a lot of the time Google Maps

Restaurante Borda D'Água Nice and quiet place, hidden away from the hustle and bustle of most of the island. Great seafood Google Maps

Botequim Acoriano A well known local restaurant on the island. Run by Al and his wife, who is the chef. This is a great place, best known for its fish Google Maps

Vegetarian / Vegan

Rotas If you want vegetarian or vegan food this is the place to go on São Miguel. Located in the center of town, and a firm favourite. Great food and service. Booking in advance is a must Google Maps

Treze This is a lovely vegetarian cafe, the best in Ponta Delgada. Friendly service and a central location (great for people watching) make this a firm lunch favourite Google Maps

We have written these guides to help our guests and visitors to the Azores with curated tips and suggestions. While we have visited each place, these are just our opinions. Should you have any feedback or places we have not discovered please do email us so we can improve the guide for future visitors.

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