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Cantinho do Cais

Rua do Ramal | Sao Bras, Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel 9625-420, Portugal
+351 296 442 631
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“fish stew” (18 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“peixe” (6 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Soups
$$ - $$$
Rua do Ramal | Sao Bras, Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel 9625-420, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant and meals were excellent but could not believe that the staff from the restaurant picked a group of six up at the hotel and brought us to the restaurant for dinner.. Dinner was wonderful and delicious. Prices were good and once our group was...More

Thank jphelan1621
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This simple restaurant in the village of Sāo Bras is a gem. Although they have some meat dishes, fish is really what it's all about. The house specialty fish soup and fish stew is fragrant with local herbs in a tangy onion tomato broth with...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed April 15, 2017

One of our favourite places in Sao MIguel during our stay. We enjoyed it so much that we ended up coming back twice. Still nowadays we keep on recommending it to everyone who is planning to visit Sao MIguel. Delicious fish !!

Thank JdaC0sta
Reviewed April 13, 2017

Brilliant, understated place. You would drive straight past it. DO NOT DO THIS. Stop, park and go inside. Fish soup, and fish stew absolutely brilliant. Good friendly servisse. A winning combination

Thank mrkipling2015
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

A place that looks like is been there for a few generations and quiet friendly service Local food, grilled meat and some fishy, i had octopus with potatoes in a "brow" stud , nice, strong but good for my taste !! The fish soup very...More

Thank Javier N
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Cantinho d Cais was recommended to me & my boyfriend by Carla, our canyoning guide from Azorean Active Blueberry. I am so glad we took her recommendation. The food here is simply delicious! It was our last full day of vacation, and we ended it...More

2  Thank konaeco
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Good and honest food and services Friendly Family run restaurant Very good fish Will return again and again Love it

1  Thank Gilbert61
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The fish soup was really really good! The waiter showed us a picture of the fish we could order, asked us what kind of fish we like and made a suggestion, which was spot on. Fish was great, service was excellent.

1  Thank VirginiGent
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Had the opportunity to eat at Cantinho do Cais several days as I was vacationing in the area...every meal was exceptional, the fish so fresh and tasty and well served. My taste buds exploded with the great flavors of each and every meal.The Silva family...More

1  Thank lx3pereira
Reviewed September 20, 2016

This understated restaurant hides it's light under a bushel. We were greeted warmly by the son of the owner, who in the day works as a vet and at night helps out. His mum is the chef, cooked us the most delicious fresh white fish...More

Thank behappy222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$8 - $28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Ramal | Sao Bras, Porto Formoso, Sao Miguel 9625-420, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Porto Formoso
  • Phone Number: +351 296 442 631
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