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Portas Do Mar Loja 2 | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
+351 296 098 693
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very good food and lots of selection and you can see the food being cooked they also have sushi which looked good

Thank paulvK3247HP
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Restaurant Reviews ****************** By: Vito Pirri Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada LA CANTINA Rua Carvalho, Araujo, 39 Ponta Delgada, Azores Our 2 Dinners included an Appetizer of Portuguese Bread Sticks, Marinated Olives with Feta Cheese, Red & White Portuguese Wine. shredded Portuguese Cheese topped our abundant meals. SO DELICIOUS !! Dinner #1 Pasta with Clams, Mussels, Squid & other Treasures From The... More 

Thank Vito M P
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing sushi and Wonderful service. We went for dinner in first night and had the best sushi Meal ever in Portugal! Leasing the place I Greeted the owner and complimented the sushi chefs! Got back there on following evening and the owner treated us as family! Highly Recommended!

Thank Hugo P
Mainz, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

The place of the location is not the best I can imagine. It is under the concrete pier, with a view to the not very beautiful harbour front of Ponta Delaga. Buuut the interior is very stylish. I didn't expect something like that under a concrete pier. I like it very much. Even the restrooms. The personal is friendly. I... More 

Thank andia68
Georgian Bay, Canada
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

What a surprise. Couldn't get seated at a restaurant we wanted but owner recommended La Cantina and did we ever luck out! Fantastic meal, wonderful friendly service, large portions, reasonable prices, fine dining at the waterfront. It's a bit of a walk, off the downtown area in the marina district, a nice safe stroll to a dynamite dinner. A Gin... More 

Thank Norman M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Had lunch on our last cruise to the Azores in 2016 and returned again in early February 2017. Excellent Octopus and superb steak to follow. Local wine and liqueur also. Well looked after by the owners and English speaking staff. Thoroughly recommend this restaurant set on the cruise ship terminal overlooking the town and harbour.

Thank Finch F
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5 reviews
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The food is awesome for the price. Good local food and friendly people. Big plus the food comes fast. 5 Stars, recommendable

Thank Timothy G
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I went here, because i was hungry for pizza, and it was recommended to me. The pizza's have very thin dough,what makes it really nice. I loved it. Came back a few times. very fast and friendly service.

Thank Joren K
Cascais, Lisboa, Portugal
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Do not ignore this experience and review as I did to others! Eating here is like playing Russian roulette: you eventually my be well served or NOT! I wouldn't risk it. How can I even start to explain my experience in this place? It was surreal!!!!!! I have read all the others reviews and even with bad ones I decide... More 

Thank JPaschoal
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

There were several large groups that arrived around the same time. They had plenty of seats but did not have the ability to serve us all. We waited about 30 minutes before we ordered a drink then an hour & half more before the first person got their food. 4 of us finished our meals before the rest even got... More 

Thank Alooohatravel
sofianoronha2014, Técnica Superior de Comunicação e Marketing at La Cantina, responded to this review

Thank you for telling us about your experience at Cantina. We can see that we didn't meet your expectations, for which we are very sorry. We've been working on improving our service, specially when we have a full house in our hands, but we're not quite there yet. We also apologize for the cod fish. Best regards, La Cantina Staff More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Italian, Japanese, Mediterranean, Sushi, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Portas Do Mar Loja 2 | Avenida Infante D. Henrique, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel 9500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Miguel  >  Ponta Delgada
  • Phone Number: +351 296 098 693

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