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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (73 reviews)
“roast beef” (12 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Largo de Sao Joao No 4 | Em Frente Ao Teatro Micaelense, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500-106, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You need to know going into this restaurant that it is one guy doing it all. He sits you, takes your order, brings out the food AND cooks it. Knowing all this you can forgive a sometimes longer than average wait time. But once you...More

Thank zplsoccer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Divine experience. Chef Roberto is really a genius. And can you believe he does EVERYTHING himself? Takes orders, waits tables, cooks, takes payment... it's just him, solo. He will create a meal for you. Our first of two dinners during our visit, my husband had...More

Thank Beth M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first place we ate upon arriving at the Island for a 2 weeks vacation. We couldn't have wished for a better introduction. :) The concept might not be for everyone. Here we have a wacky adorable man who is the house front,...More

Thank CaetanoC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great evening, friendly service, we ordered pheasant and roast beef and local wine, sao Miguel. Chef gave us a small delicious salad to start and the wine and mains were excellent. Only criticism was a little too much meat, very rich. We managed...More

Thank Claire F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Boca de Cena twice and both times left amazed. Every dish we've taste was wonderful, starters, fish and meat. Good and classical deserts. But most of all, it's the one man show that elevates the experience. We couldn't believe that there's only...More

Thank TQuartilho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a little gem! I never write reviews on here but created an account especially as the food is amazing! Both me and my partner had a steak and it was so good, we are both steak lovers and have tried many but...More

1  Thank SarahWalker2712
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We were exceptionally lucky. My sister did her homework, she found this place. However we did not think about booking as we visited off season. The restaurant was fully booked, but the owner/chef/maitre d' decided to switch some tables and chairs around and got us...More

Thank Joram_JOLA
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Visitors to Ponta Delgada who've done their homework make sure they dine here on their visit, assuming they can get in! We went in January and every cover was taken; on the basis that it can't open more than seven nights a week even in...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Was really surprising. After several days having really good meals in Ponta Delgada, I was surprised by this one man show. Great tuna and octopus dishes. Pineapple pie was very good. Ricardo is a very good chef that does what he knows and cares to...More

Thank Antonio C
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Best meal of my life. Incredible food, service and experience. The owner and chef is really nice and delivers a timely and perfect meal.

Thank André B
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25 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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