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Fornos de Lava

Travessa de Sao Tiago N0 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
+351 295 432 415
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (12 reviews)
“clams” (8 reviews)
“fish” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Hours
Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Travessa de Sao Tiago N0 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Tasty food with biológic products , herbs or aromatics from the House. In the winter they light up the Fire and the employee are very friendly!

Thank Natacha G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is the best restaurant on Sao Jorge island.. period. Set on a hillside in the small town of Santo Amaro (you may have to ask a local how to get there, the location is not well marked), the restaurant is like a tree house...More

Thank mmccahill
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I visited Sao Jorge for the first time in September 2917. I wanted to find a restaurant to have lunch during our day trip from Pico to Sao Jorge so I went on Tripadvisor to read the review on all the restaurants on the Island....More

1  Thank joesef2017
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The main is too hot. No AC or anything ventillation. The staff is friendly and very proactive. The menu is short as in most higher quality restaurants. But they didn't have real steaks (but they were listed on menu) although the island is full of...More

Thank Andras1234
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Really worth to be the best restaurant in the island - we eat there everytime we could - vegetables are delicious and very fresh Staff is very friendly

Thank Celia R
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's not easy to find a good place to eat in S. Jorge, but here you'll have a good meal with good ambiance.

Thank visitant519
Reviewed 13 August 2017

With some significant differences from what we were accustomed to in previous years can be said without fear of error that a significant improvement is underway. The snapper in the oven was divine and I wish this family-run restaurant would follow the route of success.

Thank JeSuiGourmet
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It is a really nice place but it took them nearly 30 min just to bring us the menu and in total almost 2 hours to bring our food. Not an experience we want to repeat. Also, when comparing prices with other restaurants in the...More

Thank Vasco L
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is on good position with good stuff. Food was delitius, fish was fresh and wine too! Prices is to expenses, but meals is organic.

Thank branimir r
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This place has an interesting menu with original dishes when you want something more special than the typical grilled fish. We had the cataplana with meat and shrimps which was really delicious.

Thank Tanja M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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12:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa de Sao Tiago N0 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Jorge  >  Velas
  • Phone Number: +351 295 432 415
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Restaurant Fornos de Lava" with panoramic view, fresh fish, meat , seefood and organic vegetables & salads from the garden.
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