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Fornos de Lava

Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
+351 295 432 415
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (8 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 15:00All hours
Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Went there as a group of 8. The location is really good but the prices quite high when compared to other restaurants on the island. The cataplana 5 of us had was excellent according to the feedback but I ordered a steak with pepper sauce...More

Thank cirrus75
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We went there midweek for an early dinner, having heard this was the best restaurant on the island. Unfortunately I could not order the cataplana or other seafood share dishes as my boyfriend doesn't like seafood. Despite being the only people in the restaurant, service...More

1  Thank numberoneislandgirl
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The restaurant is located in Santo Amaro, a small village close to Velas. It is the restaurant of the hotel os Moinhos. The menu proposes local food included clams from Sao Jorge or local cheese for instance. I choosed the clams (expensive but just great)...More

Thank Hamm14
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We are foodies, traveling thru all the 9 islands of the azores in Portugal. A unique experience, last evening we ended up at the #1 pick on Sao Jorge island. A unique location where the restaurant is hand build out of would. Still using the...More

1  Thank MdoGolfao
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has an excellent view on the Pico island and mountain. The food is basic, but very good. Try the steak with San Jorge cheese. The vegetables are excellent and come from their own garden. When in Velas, this is probably the best table...More

Thank Fly_Peter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Jorge
  • 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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