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rua assumada, Faja Grande, Flores, Portugal
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to casa da vigia upon recommendation of our host at Argonauta. It wad amazingly good. For starter we had house special with bread. It is a variety of spreads and pickled veggies. Very good but nothing mind blowing. As a main we ordered pasta with a taste of sea and a salad. Salad was OK, but the pasta... More 

Thank Trixi B
London, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Casa da vigia was a few minutes' walk from the place we stayed in Faja Grande and it offers mostly vegetarian dishes (with a few pescatarian options as well), so it was an obvious choice for us. We came to eat there three consecutive nights (the restaurant opens only at 7pm, so no lunch option) and each one of us... More 

Thank RestOrRanteur
conwy, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Title sums it up really but the food was average, over priced and made us both ill. The trouble is there is very limited choice on Flores, even self catering can be tough as the shops aren't well stocked.

Thank bikingbirder
East Anglia
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Above average in friendliness and cleanliness, and the food is nice, but the selection very limited for one who has to eat gluten and dairy free! We enjoyed our meals and were made most welcome by the Italian owners.

Thank GetawayAddict
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a little outside town but well worth the trip! We had amazing wine, a delicious cheese plate, the best salad we had on the island, good bread, two delicious pasta dishes, and a coconut cookie and yogurt dessert. All are highly reccomended. One of the largest menus we saw in Faja Grande. It seems like they cook with... More 

Thank Kailin K
Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Only 4 restaurants to choose from in the village so it had to be done. Nice place, pleasant cosy atmosphere, good wine and service..... but the food a complete ripoff. I chose the "spicy" pasta, as this is supposed to be a vegetarian restaurant one would expect a nice tasty vegetable sauce with tomatoes, onions, peppers, maybe a bit of... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

food was good and decor fun. this is not a completely veggie place - the specials on the night we ate there were both meat but perhaps a result of visiting family members our accommodation suggested nwhen we discussed all our restaurant visits on way to airport. It wasn't a problem for us - we had pasta dishes which were... More 

Thank pagDerbyshire
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Organic vegetables put together to make delightful meals. I think the menu is creative and diverse for such a small place. My husband and I loved everything we ate and drank. For the people who say this place is overpriced: this is not a charity! Of course they could make pre-preared frozen food and that would bring the prices down,... More 

Thank raquelcoelho
Florence, Italy
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere with a very charming music. The chef Monica does everything by herself and she's really great! I keep going there year after year, the menu changes but the quality is always the top!

Thank camigenna
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We walked up to the Vigia da Baleia and decided to lunch here on the way back... We enjoyed it so much that we came back for the following two nights and always had different dishes and desserts and we loved all of them. The owner is another Italian, very nice person. The selection of the house as an entree... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rua assumada, Faja Grande, Flores, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Flores  >  Faja Grande
  • Phone Number: 2925522217

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?