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Fornos de Lava

Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
+351 295 432 415
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there as a group of 8. The location is really good but the prices quite high when compared to other restaurants on the island. The cataplana 5 of us had was excellent according to the feedback but I ordered a steak with pepper sauce...More

Thank cirrus75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there midweek for an early dinner, having heard this was the best restaurant on the island. Unfortunately I could not order the cataplana or other seafood share dishes as my boyfriend doesn't like seafood. Despite being the only people in the restaurant, service...More

Thank numberoneislandgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located in Santo Amaro, a small village close to Velas. It is the restaurant of the hotel os Moinhos. The menu proposes local food included clams from Sao Jorge or local cheese for instance. I choosed the clams (expensive but just great)...More

Thank Hamm14
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We are foodies, traveling thru all the 9 islands of the azores in Portugal. A unique experience, last evening we ended up at the #1 pick on Sao Jorge island. A unique location where the restaurant is hand build out of would. Still using the...More

1  Thank MdoGolfao
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has an excellent view on the Pico island and mountain. The food is basic, but very good. Try the steak with San Jorge cheese. The vegetables are excellent and come from their own garden. When in Velas, this is probably the best table...More

Thank Fly_Peter
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinners in this restaurant during a very rainy day, the hospitality of the people and the quality of the food made us forget immediately the rainy day, we even received some reduction for the food and wine even the price was very good.

Thank Ward V
Reviewed 1 November 2016

my favourite restaurant on the island, the atmosphere, the decor, the family service and food all are a must if you want to enjoy fresh fish or a local steak, in a family served environment with a top Galician chef long established in the island....More

Thank dr chrys c
Reviewed 4 October 2016

There were not many restaurants open when we went to Sao Jorge in September but this restaurant was great. The food and service were excellent. The owners were the only 2 people working, the husband made all of the food and the wife took care...More

Thank PTTraveler89
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Outstanding flavours await at this restaurant. I would stick with the seafood dishes as the meat we had was a little tough. Have been here several times and would come back. A bit pricy compared to some other places but its worth it.

Thank foiegraslover905
Reviewed 15 September 2016

extraordinary crafted decor imitating almost a Bali Hut with glass around the outside walls providing a full view unimpeded over the majestic Pico's peak. Nice well cooked and presented meals with a medium sized menu enough to satisfy choosy customers. always filled on weekends and...More

Thank dr chrys c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa de Sao Tiago 46 | Hotel Os Moinhos - São Jorge, Sao Jorge 9800-347, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Jorge
  • Phone Number: +351 295 432 415
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Restaurant Fornos de Lava" with panoramic view, fresh fish, meat , seefood and organic vegetables & salads from the garden.
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