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Anfiteatro Restaurant & Lounge

Pavilhao do Mar | Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
+351 296 206 150
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“sorbet” (6 reviews)
“fish” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Pavilhao do Mar | Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

A good restaurant with a nice view over the harbor area, located at the end of the peer in Ponta Delgada harbor. We can recommend this restaurant. We had Terrina Porco and Soup of the day as starters, very good. The main course was bluefish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Erik_T_S
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals we had in the Azores. Highlights were pork terrine, fish soup, shrimp risotto, and creme brûlée. The staff are conscientious and the decor is simple but elegant. Our flight out was almost cancelled, and I was looking forward to a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank griffint86
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We did not have a reservation---arrived later time for dinner. There were able to get us seated on the top level that has a nice view fine dining setting. This is a culinary school---very good food. Hostess was very nice and attentive. Ceviche/cheese plate were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JLA72
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and great service, love the fact that a number of the wait and kitchen staff are learning their trade as well as this also means you get great value (£60 for three courses and wine for two of us). Little hard to find,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Benchambers99
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Great service yummy cocktails and very delicious dinner and dessert. Dreaming about the crazy chocolate dessert...

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank blyons163
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic 4 course dinner last night that highlighted the best cuisine of the Azores. We started with a cheese plate with rustic bread, then had a fish plate, then a delicious pork dinner. We ended with two unbelievably tasty...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LisaRenee2015
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

After a week in Punta Delgado and 6 dinners in other restaurants we decided to visit Anfiteatro. Very glad we found it and were able to reserve a table. The students from the local restaurant school are well managed and did a great job. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter d
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is home to student chefs and waiters and serves fabulous dishes. The starters (ceviche and makerels) were amazing (we even re-ordered them after tasting). The main dishes were also very good even though the loin and the fish were slightly overcooked The waiters...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Danny W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Went here with a group on a school trip. I knew it was a culinary school and hoped to sample what the chefs and staff have learned. Service was very prompt and staff were vigilant of empty cups of water and wine, and placed the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank livermoronexpat
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I've read elsewhere that this is a training school for waiters, staff and chefs. If this is true then it explains a lot about our dining experience. The waiting staff didn't know the dishes of the day or what wines they had in stock. But...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Martin K
efthanfiteatro, Chefe de Sala at Anfiteatro Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Mr. Martin K, Thank you for sharing your experience. It's very important for us to know what is less good and improve our service from that. I'm very sorry if we didn´t meet up to your expectations. Clearly it was a mistake, and you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pavilhao do Mar | Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 206 150
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