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Anfiteatro Restaurant & Lounge

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Pavilhao do Mar | Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I felt really lucky to get a last minute booking for two people on a Friday night here. We chose the 45 euro menu which was worth every penny as the food was pretty amazing and the octopus was particularly good. Our waiters who greeted us were lovely and professional and was a bit disappointed to have them replaced by... More 

Thank Marzqt
Bruges, Belgium
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had great expectations for lunch but it was not great. Cold atmosphere and decor. The dessert was awful. The worst creme brûlée I ever had. The main was fine but the entree wasn't. Mixed bag...

Thank nebukatnesa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We came here on our last night in Ponta Delgada. A restaurant that collaborates with a hotel school in the area. Service was very fast and nice. One of us had a lot of intolerances: they did everyting they could to choose the right dish that was possible to make with all the changes that were necessary. Overal a great... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Can really really recommend Anfiteatro to " foodies"!! If you're intrested of food and wine and you come to Ponta Delgada don't miss this place! For an affordable sum you'll get super food and drink that work well together and the studentstaff are so cute while they give you great service!

Thank AnCa C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

If you can come here and have the tasting menu Please do !! Unbelievable food great service but above all a culinary experience! Just amazing. Must do and cant wait to come back again next year!!!

Thank Tasha T
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We ate here as a family of 7, age 11 to 70+ on the last night of our holiday. 3 of our party ordered sushi and were really pleasantly surprised at the quality and taste of the meal. My son ordered the children's burger, which was more like a steak, beautifully cooked and quality meat. The remainder of us ordered... More 

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Vallensbaek Strand, Denmark
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is a lovely place to go in Ponta Delgata. We had the tasting menu and it was delicious. The young waiters-in-training are very competent though shy some of them. The best food experience for us in town.

Thank Merete P
Paris, France
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This place is a bit surreal. On the plus side, the setting is quite nice: great view on the harbor and modern decoration. Food was generally quite good and creative, a clear standard above your local eatery. On the minus side, service was very uneven to be kind. My wife's fish was overlooked and her desert more good looking than... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

This hidden gem has a great view right to the harbour. There are no signs directing you to this place so you just have to know where to look. Once you're inside you'll appreciate the clean and professional look of the place. Waiter/waitress trainees were friendly and spoke decent english. They were happy to explain what was in the dishes.... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

First of all it is a bit hard to find. The resturant is placed under the big stone stance between the two marinas. The diffrence in price from eating an avrage meal in town and eating their 5 course tasting menu is not that big. The places we eat at a dinner was 10-15 euro and this resturant take 25... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
European, Portuguese, International, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pavilhao do Mar | Av. Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351296206150

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