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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
+351 296 283 262
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (72 reviews)
“roast beef” (13 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to dine in this restraunt twice. First time I ordered tuna and believe me it was the best tuna I had in my life. Second time I ordered crispy octopus and it was delicious. My husband's favorite meat dish is filet mignon...More

Thank Sofia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a premise to this review I need to specify I’m from Italy. For our last dinner in Sao Miguel we’re being very critic about the quality of the food: we’ve been trying many restaurants trusting tourist’s reviews and even trusting locals’ suggestion, but we’ve...More

Thank Michela L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is interestingly black and dark, the food is great and finely presented. It’s by far one of the best in the island, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice and relaxed dinner.

Thank Matteo F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have a reservation but managed to get a table with no wait. Had the filet mignon, asked for medium, was overcooked heading towards well done but still tasted great. Service a bit hit and miss.

Thank ally_walk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant on a Saturday night as we were starving and many places were closed. It happened to be 7:00 PM and we were the first people in. Unfortunately we didn’t have a reservation, but the owner was nice enough to accommodate...More

Thank Dina D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a bottle of wine, prawn appetizer, main dishes of trigger fish and octopus. We finished with a pineapple tart dessert. Everything was well prepared and flavorful. I would have preferred the calamari or the tuna which were on the menu but they were...More

Thank SpiderSD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must when visiting Ponta Delgada. Was a little concerned when reading reviews that it was a one man operation but the owner is in total control and knows exactly whats happening, there is a chef in the kitchen. The lighting in the restaurant is...More

Thank BK1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal. I had crispy octopus which was very tasty and not rubbery as I've had before. I would recommend this to friends. Owner was very friendly and funny. Restaurant was a bit too dark but service was quick and efficient

Thank stu3kim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be sure to make reservations! Ricardo was super nice and invited us back the following night because we showed up last without reservations. He recommended somewhere else nearby for us as well. The low light, theater- like atmosphere made for a fancy, romantic experience. Ricardo...More

1  Thank Max G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great time. The host, who wears a gazillion hats being an owners, waiter and a chef, is a great fun guy and a skillful chef. He advertised his octopus as the greatest in the world and it was excellent and might've been...More

2  Thank piterskiiNewYork
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Dennis D
27 September 2018|
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Response from Stuart R | Reviewed this property |
Call for reservations. Order the tuna. It is a small place with wonderful food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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: +351 296 283 262
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