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Canto da Doca

Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
+351 292 292 444
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (18 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun restaurant to go to. Your food is delivered raw and you cook it on heated volcanic stones they bring to your table. Staff is friendly and the pace is your own so sit back and enjoy a unique expirence.

Thank machairflower55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cooking your own food on a hot lava rock is not something I normally would think about doing. It was a really fun night and the food was delicious. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank ClevelandDreamer
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Not many restaurants were opened in winter months and Canto da Docs was amongst best rated available. Food and concept are simple: you get raw fishes and meats and you cook yourself at your table on a hot stone. As there is no preparation in...More

Thank RDGROULX
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Wow, this was so much fun. Cook your own food - on lava stones! We sat down by the table, picked the meat and fish we wanted and started cooking! Everyone can be a great chef here:) The triggerfish was amazing! And since we were...More

Thank Tina A
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Well actuality it is basically a do it yourself. A restaurant where you cook your own meat/fish/seafood on a hot stone. This was a fun and excellent experience food is great fresh and big enough portions. I loved the experience of the hot what i...More

1  Thank springbank
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We tried to eat her the day before but it was already fully booked, so we made reservations for the next day. The concept with the hot lava stones is very nice. It would probably be better to use an additional set of cutlery for...More

Thank Mitchel M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had dinner here twice and both were enjoyable. Both times we had fish, which we cooked ourselves on a very hot stone they brought to the table. They serve this with fries and salad. A simple but tasty meal.

Thank Jill7394u48
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

As others have said, the mains are all served raw with a very hot stone to cook on. My partner had the steak and said it was delicious. I was happy to find they had a vegetarian option which was a veggie burger (lentil I...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The idea is that you get a square lava stone at about 500 degrees and a selection of meat, fish etc to cook on the stone to your own preference. It's a DIY restaurant experience that gave us a great deal to talk about during...More

Thank notTheStig
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on our first night in Horta. The service, was very good, but I walked away thinking, "if I want to cook my dinner, I would stay home". We each had a glass of the house wine, which was surprisingly good. The...More

Thank HHICarlos
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Nova, Horta, Faial Island 9900-023, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Faial Island  >  Horta
  • Phone Number: +351 292 292 444
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