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Café Central is undoubtedly one of the most emblematic cafes in the city of Ponta Delgada, occupying a privileged place in the tradition and history of the largest Azorean city.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, European, Healthy, Portuguese, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed June 30, 2020

It is located at the center of Ponta Delgada in front of the church hence the place is so busy. The terrace is usually full day and night. Although the service is not so friendly, it has a nice location to sit and have a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

The burgers were delicious, the fries were hot and the beer was cold. Loved every bite and sip. The view was lovely too.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

Called here for a local beer and a good cup of coffee. The local beer was excellent and the coffee delicious. The service was very continental but pleasant. Nice spot in the sunshine.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 22, 2020

Great central location for enjoying coffee or a beer while taking in the local life. Friendly and relaxed service.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 4, 2019

We only stopped here for a quick bite and a couple of beers, the service was slow but we were here to relax so that didn't bother us. The biggest disappointment was the constant harassment by the people begging for money as we were sitting...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

These guys seriously need to learn to crack a smile. The food is ok and the location is great. We spotted it when walking around in the heat and though it looked like a lovely little spot for lunch and a beer outside. We were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 3, 2019 via mobile

This establishment is centrally located near the main square (the one with the arches). It has a varied menu with lots of options. We chose the fish soup, a tomato based broth with rice, fish and seafood, bay leaf and a hint of saffron. Excellent...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 29, 2019

firstly good food, choice and location. but the staff are horrendous, zombies would be more attentive, i wonder if the selection process involves instructions on how to ignore customers as they did it SO well. I think this must be some of the worst service...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 18, 2019 via mobile

Hey everyone, been there two days ago. Service is ok, the fries were good and the espresso okay. But we were shocked about the "cappuccino". Tasted a little bit like a mix of sugar, chocolate und alcohol. I went inside to ask if it was...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 13, 2019

We actually ended up visiting here a couple of times, more out of timing/convenience than because it was so good. Positives - good location, the name say it all. Pretty good burgers and fries - not your regular stuff, the beef actually had good taste...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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