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Cuisine of Azores for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

National cuisine of the Azores is a unique blend of traditional Portuguese dishes and original chef’s recipes. The methods of preparing some culinary masterpieces are rather peculiar. Cozido das Furnas is a meat dish that is enormously popular among both tourists and visitors. Slices of meat and vegetables flavored with spices are put in a large pot, which is then buried in volcanic ash. Four hours later a deliciously juicy meat with vegetables is ready. Local restaurants will be genuinely liked by fans of seafood.
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In addition to original fish dishes, guests will be surely offered to try local delicacies. Most often guests of restaurants order octopus stewed in wine sauce Polvo Guisado Em Vinho De Cheiro. Of course, there are more simple dishes in the national cuisine. Followers of European cuisine will surely like turnip soup Caldo de nabos and braised pork, which is usually served with various vegetable side dishes. Sour soup Caldo Azedo is another original first course dish. The soup is prepared from various vegetables and is usually served cold. The local Azorean cheese is a no less popular dish. Travelers often buy it as a souvenir.
When it comes to drinks, we suggest trying various liquors. Fans of wine definitely need to try Biscoitos de Terceira. The cafes and restaurants located on San Miguel Island sell different liqueurs made of pineapple. By the way, such liqueur will become a great gift. If spirits are your choice, you may be interested in trying Bagaceria do Pico vodka, which is considered the best one. You can try this drink in the restaurants located on Pico Island. The local ladies’ drinks are blackberry liqueurs named Angelica and Amora. As an appetizer guests are usually treated with Verdelho de Pico. The home of this low alcohol drink is also Pico Island. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Every island of the archipelago has interesting restaurants that one will enjoy visiting. Quinta dos Sabores is one of the most famous dining venues in the region. It is located in Rabo de Peixe. Quinta dos Sabores has a very interesting peculiarity – it works without a chef. Ordinary local people come to work at this restaurant and cook popular local dishes to guests of the venue. It is a great place to try wonderful local soups and meat dishes, popular national snacks and desserts. The majority of dishes are cooked in accordance with simple recipes and don’t have a fancy serving, but visitors forget about everything when they try the delicious mouthwatering food.
La bella Coimbra Magdalena resort is home to one of the most fabulous restaurants of the archipelago, Atmosfera. It is located not far from the coastline and has a spacious open-air terrace that is perfect for admiring gorgeous sunsets. The restaurant’s visitors are welcome to try the most popular dishes of Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Risotto remains one of the signature dishes of this dining venue. The restaurant is also famous for its excellent home-made pasta with signature sauces. It is important to mention that absolutely all pasta is made by hand at the restaurant. Fabulous Italian wine will make any meal at this restaurant even more pleasant.
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Ti Choa remains one of the most famous restaurants on Terceira Island. It is a great venue for everyone who wants to get acquainted with the national cuisine of the region. This restaurant offers many nutritious meat dishes, both casual and more unusual ones, such as blood sausages. The restaurant also offers many popular dishes with potato. As a dessert, don’t forget to order delicious home-made pies. Besides a large menu full of delicacies, the restaurant offers a great wine list.
On Sao Miguel Island, consider visiting Restaurante O Cordeirinho. This restaurant never ceases to amaze its visitors with a variety of excellent dishes with stylish serving. The dining venue offers various meat delicacies that are usually served together with a fresh vegetable garnish. Fans of seafood should try signature mussels that are baked on hot stones together with various spices and herbs. Travelers who prefer simpler and more affordable food will like delicious French fries, rice with vegetables, and roasted meat. At Restaurante O Cordeirinho, some signature dishes are served on traditional wooden plates.
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It is possible to try interesting food not only in restaurants but also in numerous bars across the Azores. For example, the menu of Birou Bar that is open at the resort of Angra do Heroísmo is no inferior to menus of many popular restaurants. Numerous visitors come to this bar to try roasted fish, enjoy juicy prawns, and eat vegetable dishes with an incredible design. Even simple potato dishes look like true culinary masterpieces at this bar. All meals look fancy and have a creative serving that deserves a photo. Together with signature dishes, the bar’s visitors are always welcome to order refreshing beverages and cocktails. The bar offers a range of no-alcohol cocktails made of fresh fruit.
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Azores

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Azores (Portugal) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Azores restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Azores, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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