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Boca de Cena

Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus” (68 reviews)
“roast beef” (11 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very pleasant and tasteful dinner, starting with a small but lovely salad, in my case followed by a well prepared tuna steak (served with vegetables(!) and potatoes) and accompanied by a nice white wine. It's amazing to see Ricardo walking around the restaurant, still...More

Thank Suzanne N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! This was our best food experience in the Azores! Amazing food; terrific wine; cozy, spacious atmosphere; wonderful music. The owner, chef and server is one incredible man who pays exceptional attention to detail and has mastered the art of fine dining experience. The crispy...More

Thank gailmcn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food, atmosphere and service! This guy does it all by himself. And what a terrific job he does of coordinating this whole experience. Best meal ever. Book I. Advance.

Thank murma2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend spotted Boca de Cena and saw it was full. He booked 6 of us a table, saying we needed to trust him, food and wine looked exquisite. Needless to say, he was correct. I was packed the night we went, but a very...More

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With such consummate ease. We turned up at 7pm on a Saturday to an empty restaurant which we were told was full due to all the pre-bookings.Some were no shows or late so we managed to have a great meal and enjoy the virtuoso performance...More

Thank Dorisdormouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The mad chef/ waiter is a great character and his first class restaurant food did not disappoint. We really enjoyed the crispy squid and tuna dishes and found the rest of the 'top' restaurants in Ponta were not close to this standard. The setting is...More

Thank mellifluous2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great meal. Fresh ingredients cooked to perfection. Do not be in a rush, relax and enjoy the experience. Make reservations, throughout our dinner we saw many would be diners turned away!

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A creative chef / nice waiter. Delicious food. One of the bet spots in Ponta Delgada for a nice quiet dinner enjoying good quality food.

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow. We were lucky enough to score a reservation here last minute. We asked a few questions about the dishes and ended up taking the waiter (aka chef's) recommendations and ordering the forkbeard pastry and tuna plated to share. We also took his...More

Thank aRedLetterLife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up without a reservation (Note... make a reservation) and the owner greeted us and invited us to come back about 45 minutes later and I am SO glad we did. The food was AMAZING! All of it. We started with a salad and...More

Thank nld2676
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Are there vegetarian options?
25 October 2015|
Response from Kristin L | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember but I suspect there were a couple. Most of the dishes had meat though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: 296283262
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