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TOP: What to eat

What to eat

We know that we only know a place when we have contact with the locals and, tryied their food. And the Azores are no exception. The variety is great, so in order to help you, we made a top with the main courses you can not miss!

FURNAS STEW
Famous for the way it is cooked, this is one of the most characteristic dishes of S. Miguel island. It is similar to portuguese mainland stew but with some variants and cooked underground, which makes its flavor very unique.

WHERE:
Tony’s Restaurant in the Furnas

FRESH FISH
We are on an island, so fish is one of our specialties. No surprise. Delight youserlf with a fish coming directly from the sea and be surprised by some species you haven’t tried yet. Ex: boca negra sifh

WHERE:
Caloura Bar, Porto da Caloura
Rabaça Restaurant in Lagoa
Borda D’Agua Restaurant, Lagoa

SEAFOOD
From the Azorean sea come other delights that you have to try. Mandatory: limpets and barnacles. Enjoy and try the famous octopus.

WHERE:
CAIS 20 in Ponta Delgada
The Tasca Restaurant in Ponta Delgada
Borda D’Agua Restaurant, Lagoa

HORSE MACKEREL
Yes, we know that horse mackerel is a type of fish but it is so famous that it deserves the highlight. In Ponta Delgada, you´ll find a tavern whose specialty is horse mackerel with fried beans. To cry for more.

WHERE:
Gypsy Mane in Ponta Delgada

TUNA
Like chicharro, this is a dish that is already a business card for those coming to the Azores. Whether with sesame seeds or simple, the key is to cook the right time. A delight.

WHERE:
Tasca restaurant in Ponta Delgada
Tasca Vieira in Ponta Delgada

REGIONAL STEAK
Not only fish we have in the island and if you are a meat lover, we have good news for you! The regional steak is made of a tender meat wrapped in ground pepper and with a sauce that will hardly resist taking bread.

WHERE:
Associação Agricultura restaurant in Ribeira Grande
Galician Restaurant in Ponta Delgada
Alcides Restaurant in Ponta Delgada

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