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Restaurante BooKa

Avenida do Livramento | 40 - 1º Esq - Por cima da Loja dos Chineses, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-522, Portugal
+351 911 834 425
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good17%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“risotto” (2 reviews)
“sausage” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
International, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida do Livramento | 40 - 1º Esq - Por cima da Loja dos Chineses, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-522, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant can be a little hard to find but is well worth the look! The food is great, the service is great, the ambiance is great - all in all, just a great place to get a good dinner!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a vegetarian I was aware it might be tricky finding many places to eat out in Sao Jorge and the Azores in general, but Booka was a wonderful find. My non-veggie wife had a delicious meal, and the menu had an entire vegetarian section...More

Thank ChrisDrake89
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Very attentive staff during our dinner and very flexible waiting us because we were late. The restaurant is not easy to find, but it is a nice one. Large dinning room not noisy. we got Good fishes and meat foods, good choice. The Sirloin steak...More

Thank alain33336
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It’s with a heavy heart that I leave a bad review but this restaurant simply did not match the previous glowing reviews and we are still puzzled as to the reason. We visited in the afternoon to book a table as we were looking forward...More

Thank techiej
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Certainly the place to go to if in Velas. Slightly away from the harbour but easy walking distance. Up a flight of stairs but has good big windows with flyscreens on and lovely views . Suggest booking so you are more likely to get a...More

Thank familyb5
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent restaurant. Nice, good and honest local food. Outside the centre of Vales. The the food, the view and the welcoming makes it more than worthwhile. If you visit the island this is the restaurant you must pay a visit.

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Fish dishes are ok. BBQ chicken on Saterday evening was really bad. Chicken was faaaar tooo dry. Providing this feedback to the waiter did not help. Providing the feedback to the chef Rachel did not improve the situation. She told us that we should be...More

Thank Wim M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner, and an outstanding waiter. BRAVO! A reason to visit sao jorge again. Don't let you mislead from the unatractiv building. Inside its really worthy!

1  Thank Dominik B
BOOKA b, Proprietário at Restaurante BooKa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Thank you so much. We hope to see you again soon. Muito Obrigada! Esperamos voltar a vê-lo em breve.

Reviewed 24 May 2018

Restaurante Booka stands out because of how helpful and friendly people are (not sure if they are owners or staff or both). Whether it's talking you through menu options or, in my case, firing up the kitchen a few minutes earlier than planned because I...More

1  Thank Federhirn
BOOKA b, Proprietário at Restaurante BooKa, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Muito Obrigada! Esperamos voltar a vê-la em breve. Thank you so much. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a Chef restaurant with some autor recipes. From my experience Booka it's, by far, the best restaurant in São Jorge. Raquel Oliveira is a great host and she is also very helpful if you some information. You may want to follow her suggestions...More

Thank Rui S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 68
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida do Livramento | 40 - 1º Esq - Por cima da Loja dos Chineses, Velas, Sao Jorge 9800-522, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Azores  >  Sao Jorge  >  Velas
  • Phone Number: +351 911 834 425
  • E-mail
The Booka restaurant is located in the village of Velas, São Jorge in the Azores. Having a family atmosphere and with a fantastic view over the Pico Island. The food is prepared by Chef Raquel Oliveira with professionalism and dedication! With La Cart (menu) Service, "Suggestion of the Chef" and Barbecue - mixed grill of meat with potato chip, salad and sliced fruit, on Saturday Lunh.Open from Wednesday to Monday Lunch (12:00pm– 3:00pm) and Dinner (6:30pm – 10:30pm). We are also open on Holidays for Lunch time (12:00pm – 3:00pm) and at Dinner time (6:30pm – 9:00pm). We have a Bar Menu just for the bar area with Snacks and Fast food from 04:00pm to 10:pm. We are available to attend groups or special occasions whenever requested.
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