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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” (71 reviews)
“roast beef” (11 reviews)
“filet mignon” (12 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Not everyone has the patience for this singular sensation. The owner is the host, waiter, and chef. If you don't have a reservation than don't bother going. He only serves approx 32 guests per evening. We watched him turn away more than we're seated in...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were times I felt sorry for the Man in charge. It seemed chaotic. Food was amazing but it requires a lot of patience to wait for seating and food etc.. Worth every euro since portions are Big. Impossible to get a table without reservation.

1  Thank Nasmiina
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked this supposedly great restaurant for Monday Sept 4th and when we showed up for our reservation at 7:30pm they were closed! I called the owner from Canada to reserve ahead of time at least 2 weeks before, and he could not give us...More

Thank cantravel1971
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Read rave reviews about this place and very disappointed that our experience was very underwhelming. Host who apparently does everything including cooking and front of house was cold and obviously rushed. Tone to us and other customers very clipped. Advised us to go against our...More

Thank Osteocalcin T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read all the reviews before visiting this restaurant so I knew what to expect. We went on a Saturday evening at 8pm and were greeted with a smile and then waited five minutes before getting the menu and another ten minutes before our...More

Thank gardnas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fascination that one man can handle everything. The service was outstanding and the food was the best we had all week on Sao Miguel. And the atmosphere was perfect for a dinner for two.

Thank Moa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the restaurant is nice. the owner runs the restaurant in it's own.there is room for about 30 people.the menu is not large but very nice.What we had for dinner was very good.

Thank J.w. H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing one man show....he is the host, waiter, cook, bus boy...does it all! Food is absolutely amazing! Squid and grilled octopus are to die for. Make sure to leave room for dessert....one of the best chocolate cakes I've ever had. This is a must go...More

1  Thank Liana N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can't describe how good was the dinner. You have to try it. It's worth every penny and we went there twice. We would go again and again because beside of amazing food you have great experience 😊 one man for everything, so organized and...More

Thank Pia F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this fabulous restaurant this evening and we were just amazed that one person does everything and he does it so well....cooks, serves with a smile, efficient service......and on top this made a very delicious vegetarian dish for my son and me. The...More

Thank Mita64
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26 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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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