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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
+351 965 055 455
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (79 reviews)
“roast beef” (15 reviews)
“filet mignon” (22 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 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews and decided that Boca de Cena was my first choice for a special dinner in Ponta Delgada. As expected we were greeted by the Chef and seated at a table immediately. Since this was a cold and rainy Wednesday evening in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 305abbiew
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient for the Theatre Micaelense, this intimate restaurant is perfect for a romantic dinner, it’s murky interior giving a secretive ambience. The one waiter is entertaining and highly efficient. The menu is short but focused with good choice. Excellent tuna and a very good fish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank T949QGdavidl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Make reservations beforehand because they book quickly. Great food and service. Sometimes does not accept credit cards if machine is broken. Parking in nearby garage. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Melina B
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Wine recommendation was excellent. We ordered the tuna and the fish pastry, both fantastic. Chef is clearly passionate about what he does, navigating the roles of greeting, cooking and serving with charisma. This was a memorable dining experience.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MSP543
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful dinner that we returned a second time during our 4 nights on the island. One night I had the tuna and the second night filet. Both were amazing! The tuna was so big and very different from a dish in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

There may be better restaurants in Portugal but in our 2 weeks in Madeira, Lisbon and San Miguel we did not find one. We arrived without a reservation but we're seated quickly. Then reseated when a better table became free. We had a bit of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gmac31456
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our meals - she had the filet mignon, and I had tuna. Both were prepared perfectly, and served with delicious vegetables. Ricardo did an excellent job in hosting us, and ensuring that we left as two happy customers!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Herman H
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We were lucky to dine in this restraunt twice. First time I ordered tuna and believe me it was the best tuna I had in my life. Second time I ordered crispy octopus and it was delicious. My husband's favorite meat dish is filet mignon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sofia T
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

As a premise to this review I need to specify I’m from Italy. For our last dinner in Sao Miguel we’re being very critic about the quality of the food: we’ve been trying many restaurants trusting tourist’s reviews and even trusting locals’ suggestion, but we’ve...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michelal429
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The place is interestingly black and dark, the food is great and finely presented. It’s by far one of the best in the island, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a nice and relaxed dinner.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Dennis D
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Stuart R | Reviewed this property |
Call for reservations. Order the tuna. It is a small place with wonderful food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +351 965 055 455
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