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Tukatula Bar

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$$ - $$$
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Rua Areal Santa Barbara | Areal de Santa Barbara, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-201, Portugal
+351 296 477 647
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Aachen, Germany
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well. We booked a table for the evening and waited over 80 minutes for our fish. The fish was delicious nevertheless we got it at 0930 pm first although the restaurant was not even half full. Service inside good. Outside not really patient. Location very nice. The only thing we really did not like was the fact that the owner... More 

Thank dj200285
Whitby, Canada
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful day on a beautiful black sandy beach. Seafood and burgers were fantastic. Atmosphere outside of restaurant makes it worthwhile to make a second or third trip to this restaurant.

Thank Darlene A
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well, you really can't beat the view. right on the beach, it's absolutely beautiful. i don't know why i had low expectations for the food, but it was outstanding, affordable and the service was great. plenty of parking. we went twice for drinks and once for dinner, and each time had a positive experience. they don't close in the late... More 

Thank K344y
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great drinks and food on the beach. Absolutely fabulous. Don't miss this one. Restaurant is set on a world class surfing beach.

Thank Pipcat1
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This restaurant is set on the BEST beach on the island. The views at this restaurant are amazing! The food is reasonable priced and very good!

Thank CatarinaCip
Munich, Germany
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Great beach restaurant/bar - you can have a coffee, drinks or a little meal and have a great view of the beach. We came for all three - ha ha - and it was all very very good. Salads are a bit small, but the fresh fish and the sepia pasta were both very good.

Thank susan h
The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We had lunch at Tukatula Bar a few times. The place has a great view over the ocean and beach. The food and service are really good. I would recommend this place to everyone! It's also a great place to have a beer or a coffee.

2 Thank Caroline K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We spent some good time here. We enjoyed sunny days at the beach and had some drinks and snacks. Service was good and friendly. We recommend for lunch or afternoon break.

1 Thank Mathias G
Montreal, Canada
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Love the name of this restaurant! Sounds so tropical! Located on Santa Barbara beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, in Ribeira Grande, very well known for the sunset and surfing. Lots of seating on the terrace. The food and wine was phenomenal. The service was friendly and fast. The waiter spoke very well English. Lots of free parking available. I will... More 

1 Thank Saralin
Rye, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you want impeccable service and a great (won't break the bank) meal, look no further! The waves are literally crashing about 100 feet away and make for a romantic, fun ambiance that truly captures a Hawaiian feel. The staff will make sure you're taken care of and just about everything on the menu is phenomenal.

1 Thank raltamar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Bar, Cafe, Portuguese
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Areal Santa Barbara | Areal de Santa Barbara, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-201, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ribeira Grande
  • Phone Number: +351 296 477 647
Beach Bar/Restaurant

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?