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Reviewed 18 September 2020

After the waitress misunderstood our first booking and repurposed our table without warning us, we had to come the next day at 7pm and were expecting the food to be amazing. In the end there is a lot of fancy title for basic food, parrot...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 27 August 2020

Excellent food and service. We had fish soup, which was divine and also tuna and octopus as main. The tuna was spectacular. Very good, cooked to perfection with a very nice crunch on the surface. The octopus was exquisite, with crispy tips. We were surprised...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 20 August 2020 via mobile

The best tuna fish, in a very pleasant place. Recommend for a perfect dinner, reservation needed! Top!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020

Excellent food, amazing staff, a very good space with a nice decoration. Definitely a place to return.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 28 February 2020 via mobile

Great ambient, very good decoration and a wonderful cuisine. The staff is friendly and with good mood.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 4 January 2020

In my opinion the best restaurant in the island. Every plate is made with utmost dedication and design both in aspect and in taste. The atmosphere is very calm and relaxing in terms of lighting and background music. The staff has a very good mood...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2019 via mobile

We were on the island for the day and I found this restaurant on trip advisor. We showed up early and they allowed us to sit. It was by far the best restaurant we have eaten at. Appetizers were simple and tasty. The main courses...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 11 September 2019 via mobile

The best restaurant of the island, beautiful space and the food has the perfect balance, a must! Enjoy it

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 31 August 2019

We visited the restaurant on our last day and did not regret it. All the dishes and wines were amazing, I would go again any time. Need to book 3-4 days ahead in high season.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 16 August 2019

During our trip to Santa Maria the restaurant 'Espacoem Cena' was recommended to us. We are really glad the we followed up on the recommendation because it was the best restaurant that we visited on the Island. There is no typical menu, the waitress tells...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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  • Espaço Em Cena is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5