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Canto da Doca

Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
+351 292 292 444
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (18 reviews)
“fries” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
Closes in 15 min
7:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
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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

1  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
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Had dinner here twice and both were enjoyable. Both times we had fish, which we cooked ourselves on a very hot stone they brought to the table. They serve this with fries and salad. A simple but tasty meal.

Thank Jill7394u48
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

As others have said, the mains are all served raw with a very hot stone to cook on. My partner had the steak and said it was delicious. I was happy to find they had a vegetarian option which was a veggie burger (lentil I...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The idea is that you get a square lava stone at about 500 degrees and a selection of meat, fish etc to cook on the stone to your own preference. It's a DIY restaurant experience that gave us a great deal to talk about during...More

Thank notTheStig
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on our first night in Horta. The service, was very good, but I walked away thinking, "if I want to cook my dinner, I would stay home". We each had a glass of the house wine, which was surprisingly good. The...More

Thank HHICarlos
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This "hot stone" restaurant is within an interesting looking building on the harbour front in Horta. The interior has a nautical edge with wooden beams. Basically, a cook-it-yourself set up where they bring hot stones to the table & you add your own choice of...More

Thank capdellatraveller
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Never tought it would be so good. But boy, what an experience. You cook on a stone and may i say that i cooked some very good fresh fish. Would return in a blink of an eye.

Thank Alf M
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The core of this Restaurant is the hot stone used to cook the food and this is the problem for me. Original and different but not my style. Smells smoke and is is too much complicated to have to cook your own food.

Thank Vladimir de Sou... V
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here in September 2017. We didn't have a reservation, but we were sent upstairs and there was a table for us. Lot of the tables were reserved. The staff was very friendly and patient to explain the menu. They were...More

Thank Duncan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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