Ponta Delgada Restaurant Guide


We have compiled this list of our favourite restaurants in Ponta Delgada which we hope will be useful to you. Reception staff (available at the majority of our accommodation) will be happy to make reservations. Many of these restaurants get fully booked so we recommend reserving a table by calling them directly – giving as much notice as possible.

Some of these restaurants have also been recommended to us by our guests. We welcome your comments to keep the information on this page as useful and informative for future travellers. If you would like to send us your comments about restaurants you have visited in Ponta Delgada, please contact us here

Stage restaurant (marina)
T. (+351) 296 284 231
E. [email protected]
Portos do Mar Store 23, Ponta Delgada, 9500-150
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/stagerestaurantpdl
Good vegetarian selection (near our boat base).
Cais da Sardinha (marina)
V. Infante Dom Henrique s/n 9500 Ponta Delgada Sáo Miguel, Azores
T. (+351) 296 286 195
E. [email protected]
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/caisdasardinha
This restaurant is located by an old pier with views over the ocean. Their menu consist of local cuisine and European options. They cater to vegetarian diets.
Sao Pedro Restaurant (marina)

Located at the edge of the marina opposite the 5* Octant Hotel (a short walk from our boat base). A good selection of meat/fish and vegetarian dishes with set lunch time menus.

More information here

Rotas - Vegetarian (top rated - booking essential)
T. (+351) 296 628 560
E. [email protected]
Rua Pedro Homem 49, Ponta Delgada 9500-099
Website – https://www.rotasdailhaverde.com/en
Excellent vegetarian restaurant with arty feel. Fantastic variety of dishes. This is a small restaurant – it is essential to book.
T. (+351) 296 288 880
E. [email protected]
A. Rua do Aljube 16, Ponta Delgada, 9500-018
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/A-Tasca-
Tapas and great atmosphere “Art, Food, Friends”. Excellent vegetarian and vegan options”. Be prepared to wait sometime for food as can get very busy.
Santo Seitan (vegetarian)
T:+351 925 348 233
E:[email protected]
A:Rua Machado dos Santos n75, 9500-083, Ponta Delgada
Facebook page:www.facebook.com/takeawayvegetariano/
Heathy international vegetarian cuisine. Artisticly displayed food and drinks. Takeaway is available with an option of dining in.
Anfiteatro restaurant and lounge (marina)
T. (+351) 296 206 150
Pavihao do Mar Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada 9500
More information – https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk
This restaurant is close to the boat base. Views of the harbour. Great salads and wraps. Good selection of wines and taster menu.
Mercado d Piexe
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 25, 9500-092 Ponta Delgada, Azores
T. (+351) 296 708 839
E. [email protected]
This restaurant serves portuguese and European cuisines.
Cantina do Colegio
T. (+351) 296 306 600
A. Rua Carvelho Araujo, 39 Ponta Delgada 9500-040
E. [email protected]
Website – www.hoteldocolegio.pt/en/restaurant
Great local cuisine with an international style.
Cais 20
T. (+351) 296 384 811
A. 1a Rua do Terreiro 11 Sao Roque, Ponta Delgada 9500-711
E. [email protected]
Website – www.cais20.pt
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/Restaurante-Bar-Cais-20
Local fish restaurant with great views and a 15 min drive from the centre. This restaurant offers free pick up/drop off  from your accommodation.
Ce la vi
R. Díario dos Azores 26, 9500-178 Ponta Delgada
T. (+351) 296 101 828
E. [email protected] 
Website – http://celaviazores.com
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/celaviazores
Arriba restaurant
T. (+351) 966 773 237
E. [email protected]
A. Rua do Mello 76 1 Andar, Ponta Delgada 9500- 091
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/restaurantemexicano.arriba
Mexican food, reasonably prices. Near  the centre (ask receptionist for details).
Reserva tapas bar
T. (+351) 910 543 159
E. [email protected]
A. Sta. Lucia, Ponta Delgada, 9500-034
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/reserva.bar
Highly rated on trip advisor.
Calçada do Cais
T: +351 924 187 406
E:[email protected]
A:Rua dos Mercadores, 27 31 Sa0 Sebastiao, Ponta Delgada, 9500-092
Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/calcadadocais
Contemporary restaurant, serving seafood, Mediterranean, European and Potruguese food. They cater to gluten free and vegetarian diets.
Ta Gente
T:+351 910 995 212
E:[email protected]
A:Rua Manuel Ináccio Correia, No 34/36/38, Ponta Delgada, 9500-087
Facebook page:www.facebook.com/tagente/
Features indoor/outdoor seating. Full bar with locally made alchohol.
Louvre Michaelense Bar Bistro
T:+351 938 346 886
E: [email protected]
A: Rua Antonio José d’Almeida 8, 9500 053, Ponta Delgada
Facebook page:www.facebook.com/louvremichaelense/
French cuisine and bar. Beautiful interior and seating. They cater to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets.
A Terra
T: +351 296 249 900 
A: Avenida Doutor Joao Bosco Mota Amaral 4, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-765
Website: https://pontadelgada.octanthotels.com/a-terra-fornaria
This restaurant is located in the five star Octant Hotel. They cater to all diets and allergens. Beautifully presented food, great customer reviews.
Tasquinha Vieira
T: +351 927465125
E: [email protected]
A: Rua Antonio Joaquim Nunes da Silva, Ponta Delgada, 9500-022
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/tasquinhavieira
Fresh fish and local wine. Portuguese cusine. They cater to vegetarian and gluten free diets.
Casa do Abel
T: +351 296913954 
E: [email protected]
A: Largo d0 Barracao 1, Agua de Pau, Sao Miguel 9560-226 
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/acasadoabel/
Suitable for gluten free diets. Large selection of wines and great quality food.
Otaka (Fusion of japanese food)
T: +351 919312080
E: [email protected]
A: Rua Hintze Ribeiro 5-11, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-049
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/restauranteotaka
Japanese cuisine. Top 4 restaurant in Ponta Delgada on TripAdvisor. They cater to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets. Highly rated by customers.
Very delicious sushi – recommended by guest August 2023 
Michel Restaurant
T: +351 296700385
E: [email protected]
A: Rua Engenheiro Jose Cordeiro 55-57, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-311
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/michelrestaurant/
This restaurant has vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Fresh fish and local cusine, amazing customer reviews. 
Casa do Bacalhau
A: Rua Dr. Aristides Moreira da Mota, 59, Ponta Delgada, Sáo Miguel, 9500-042
T: +351 296 091 994
E: [email protected] 
Facebook page – www.facebook.com/casadobacalhaufado/
“We also want to recommend the nearby Casa de Bacalhau restaurant which, on Wednesdays and Fridays, offer a Fado evening with a delicious Codfish dinner – it was definitely NOT fish and chips! The music and atmosphere was wonderful and it was probably our most enjoyable evening of the entire trip”. Michael Bird July 2022
O Museo

A: Rua Doutor Guilherme Pocas 67, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, 9500-057, Portugal
T: +351969097454
Facebook Page – OMUSEO PAGE

Recommended by guests – May 2023

Taberna Na Boavista

A: Rua Da Boavista 36 36, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, 9500-364, Portugal
T: +351965227878
Website: Taberna Na Boavista Page

“Great prices, great atmosphere” recommended by guest – August 2023


A: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique No 12, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, 9500-769, Portugal
T: +351296629223
Website: Ramires Page

“Very reasonable and great” recommended by guest – August 2023