Interior of restaurant

Culinary Secrets of the Azores

Not only the colourful nature and the variety of plants remain in the memory after a visit to the Azores islands. The cuisine of the Azores also offers a huge variety of culinary delights. In particular, lovers of freshly caught fish and raw milk cheese get their money's worth on all of the nine islands.

Guy serving fresh fish

Fresh fish on São Miguel

In search of freshly caught fish, a visit to the Bar Caloura is worthwhile. The small restaurant is located directly by the sea and is popular with locals and tourists alike. Bar Caloura does not take reservations, but it is worth the wait. Only fish and seafood freshly caught on the same day is served here.

Pastry shop Queijadas da Vila do Morgado
Coffee and Queijadas

Traditional pastries on São Miguel

A must for all those with a sweet tooth: A visit to the Queijadas da Vila do Morgado pastry shop in the village of Vila Franca do Campo on São Miguel. This is where the traditional Portuguese pastry "Queijadas" is made. Those who not only want to taste the delicious little cakes in the café belonging to the pastry shop can even watch them being baked in the morning.

Casa Do Abel serving best meat on island
Meat plate

São Miguel's paradise for meat lovers

If you are looking for good wine, a family atmosphere and a large selection of grilled meat, you should visit the Casa Do Abel restaurant. It's not just the cosy wooden interior that catches the eye here. The concept of sharing is central, as here all the dishes are placed in the middle of the table for everyone to try. From juicy steaks to tender grilled skewers, the restaurant offers a variety of meat specialities.

Inside of restaurant
Excellent meat dish

Culinary highlight in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel

Since its founding in 1908, the O ALCID restaurant has been one of the most visited restaurants in the Azores. The founder's vision: to offer the best cuisine and service in the region. Meat lovers should definitely try the internationally renowned "Bife Alcides". And fans of freshly caught fish will also get their money's worth here.

Peter Café Sport
Full house in pub

Pub feeling on Faial

A detour to the Peter Café Sport is almost a must when visiting the island of Faial. The café, which is very popular with sailors, scores points in the evenings not only with creative gin cocktails and a special pub feeling - the restaurant also convinces with delicious creations from freshly caught fish and seafood for lunch or dinner.

Azores Wine Company
Bottle and glass of wine

Fine dining at Pico's wineries

Friends of gastronomic experiences and good wines can expect a very special highlight on the island of Pico. António Maçanita combines wine tastings with fine dining menus at his winery. Portuguese specialities are served here with a view of the black lava fields and the azure ocean.

Fresh fish

Culinary moments of pleasure with a view of the sea

If you want to enjoy lunch or dinner on Pico with a particularly beautiful view, Magma Restaurant is the place to go. From the restaurant and the terrace you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Atlantic. Whether starter, main course or dessert - every course here is a culinary highlight. However, reservations are essential.

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