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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 - 19:00
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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Lisbon, Portugal
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable place. People are very nice and the prices are great. I really recommend the visit and the view of this amazing beach Santa Barbara.

1 Thank André A
Ribeira Grande, Portugal
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Nice place for a late breakfast, light lunch snack or gilled fish. Delicious tuna steak. Amazing setting for a sunset drink. Nice vibe. Service can be excellent or not so good (seasonal trainees).

Thank Ana C
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This surfers paradise has the perfect little cafe/restaurant. If you go to this place an hour or so before sundown you will be able to see surfers on the sea. Two of us had a 3 course meal, we were completely stuffed, for just over 35€. The only one thing I would say is that the ladies toilet is down... More 

1 Thank Katie B

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
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?