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Canto da Doca

Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
+351 292 292 444
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (20 reviews)
“seafood” (21 reviews)
“fries” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A different experience - you cook food yourself on the hot stone in front of you. Fresh food, really tasty. Nice view of the marina

Thank leah642
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We had the special mix (21€), which contains many different fish/seafood as well as meat items. With that, you get salad (self-seasoned) and fries, the latter rather average. We were served with a second hot stone quite quickly and ordered a third for the meat,...More

Thank dkbe
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This place was great! Food was excellent. Service was great. We were served by a nice dude from Indonesia. They were recommended to us by Lukas from Hotel Horta. Great Suggestion. I'd go back! What could be more fun than cooking your own food on...More

Thank richard t
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The sea food you can cook in the hot stone!!!! very good the disk offered with butter and different mayonese and good the dessert. The service is good

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This is a fun restaurant to go to. Your food is delivered raw and you cook it on heated volcanic stones they bring to your table. Staff is friendly and the pace is your own so sit back and enjoy a unique expirence.

Thank machairflower55
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Cooking your own food on a hot lava rock is not something I normally would think about doing. It was a really fun night and the food was delicious. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank ClevelandDreamer
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Not many restaurants were opened in winter months and Canto da Docs was amongst best rated available. Food and concept are simple: you get raw fishes and meats and you cook yourself at your table on a hot stone. As there is no preparation in...More

1  Thank RDGROULX
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Wow, this was so much fun. Cook your own food - on lava stones! We sat down by the table, picked the meat and fish we wanted and started cooking! Everyone can be a great chef here:) The triggerfish was amazing! And since we were...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Well actuality it is basically a do it yourself. A restaurant where you cook your own meat/fish/seafood on a hot stone. This was a fun and excellent experience food is great fresh and big enough portions. I loved the experience of the hot what i...More

2  Thank springbank
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We tried to eat her the day before but it was already fully booked, so we made reservations for the next day. The concept with the hot lava stones is very nice. It would probably be better to use an additional set of cutlery for...More

Thank Mitchel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: +351 292 292 444
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