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US$18 - US$48
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 30 December 2019

Thanks to my wife sending me off to the Azores this past October on a reconnaissance mission before the whole family goes over for two weeks next June, I had the pleasure of spending three nights in St. George at the Hotel Os Moinhos, where...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 28 October 2019

Had a very nice dinner at Fornos de Lava. Our taxi driver recommended it and we were not disappointed. We ordered the cataplana mariscos. The food was good and we enjoyed the meal and the ambience. I will plan to eat here again on my...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 12 October 2019

This place is hard to find in the evening. We had GPS and we even had someone point out the way and still we passed the sign. So if you are following your GPS and you know you are getting close look for a small...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

Fornos de Lava restaurant was recommended by a local for its delicious fresh food and didnt´t disappoint. The fish was great and it wasvery well prepared. Great hospitality and amazing views. Lovely atmosphere too!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 16 September 2019

Wonderfull place! Unforgetablle! Very good food, clams, shrimps and local sausage to start, a delicious T-Bone steak . Frei Gigante is the best white wine from Azores. Perfect views and very nice ambience.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

....you never know what can happen ! First Time it was very nice we had a table without réservation, very beautifu place and a perfect filet mignon wich is not easy to find in this area ! A little expansive but it’s worth it. But...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

Good view of Pico Mountain. Service was very slow and food the food average. We ate better and less expensive elsewhere. Need transport to get there unless staying at the attached hotel.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

This place is located in santo amaro just above Velas giving you a lovely view over pico. The food is ok but over priced and the service is slow. In 2 we had a bottle of wine, a little bottle of water, 2 starters the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2019

We had several dishes, the fish cataplana with São Cristo clams was the best. Prices are step but, then again… good restaurants are scarce in the island

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

The food was good and the service also. The restaurant was full but we didn't had to wait that long to get our food. It's a little bit pricey but at the same time is probably the best you can get in S.Jorge I would...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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  • Fornos de Lava is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5