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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (69 reviews)
“roast beef” (11 reviews)
“salad” (25 reviews)
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Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
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Reviewed today via mobile

Amazing food - the best octopus I've ever tasted. The chef seems to run the restaurant by himself and does an amazing job.

Thank aineemc
Reviewed yesterday

We saw on trip advisor that this would be an affordable restaurant, only to find a terribly expensive one. When the island average is about 12 euros for a main dish, it doesn't make much sense to call this restaurant which has an average dish...More

Thank FilTeixeira
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This litte restaurant has been kitted out with a lot of love and attention to detail. The food is imaginative, very fresh local produce sourced by the owner every day and the wine pairs nicely with the food. The most impressive thing (as if all...More

Thank nandersenx
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All the positive things being mentioned in the reviews are correct. This is an amazing one man show indeed and you should definitely try the crispy octopus 🐙 and the honey braised tuna, both of which are delicious!

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are six performances a week, starting at seven, ending by ten. The maestro takes the stage promptly and only a lucky few will see him perform each night. The best way to book a table is to be there as he opens, but don't...More

2  Thank beachbuddy10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading excellent reviews we took 3 attempts to book a table as the restaurant always seemed to be closed. We finally got a booking and were impressed with the delicious octopus starter with salad and lovely swordfish and tuna mains - as fresh and...More

1  Thank Pibditch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location and atmosphere. Image of the restaurant is maybe not as cool as it could be, but everything else is just fantastic. Guy (waiter, owner?, cook?) is friendly and really dynamic, because we didn't see another stuff here. Fresh octopus for my girl. Best...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a foodie experience in every sense of the word! The decor and view are plain as can be-- but the food and service are a one of a kind experience. It's a one man show, with the chef also serving for about 20...More

1  Thank ArtLovingFoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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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