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Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 842 871
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Winnipeg, Canada
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823 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 375 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was most certainly not up to the standard of our previous dinner, but was basically OK ... the service was fine, the food acceptable and it ranks absolutely as an average Portuguese restaurant. No more, no less.

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Thank MaxGlobetrotter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located just by the sea with a great view. They serve many typical dishes such as espetada regional, espada grelhada, bife de atum, lapas, etc... there's so much choice!!! Whether you're looking for a small afternoon snack or a nice lunch/dinner you can be sure to find a dish for all tastes and occasions. I've been there... More 

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Thank Marcia G
São Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excelent price/quality fresh food. Great location close to the see. Honestly couldn't ask for any better. Thanks a lot Victor for your hospitality!

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Thank AntonioGoncalves94
Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The restaurant is located right on the seaside. The service is good and the food is very good too. There are many local dishes on the menu and great wine and beers to choose from.

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Thank Eduardo C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The place is right by the ocean with amazing view. We both had seafood and liked it a lot! Also the prices was a pleasant surprise for such a place :)

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Thank Svetlana M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely service great meals and very cheap good service and the waitress great and friendly person 100% recomended

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Thank Nelson P
Ipswich
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch with friends whilst exploring the Island. I had the barbecue chicken which came with rice, chips and salad. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the bill came to 52 euros that was for 6 people (food & drink). Can't beat it - very nice.

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Thank AlexIpswich
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2015

The food that we had here was very nice, tasty and good sized portions. The price was very good to. The best thing about this place though was not the food but the lovely waitress, so friendly, eager to please, explained what everything was, made a very good Poncha. The girl could teach a lot of people in our country... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2014

We came here off-season on the look for a friendly restaurant (as the taverna was closed). The service was attentive, friendly and fast. The portions were huge and tasty. We had the scabbard fish, the espetada, and a vegetable soup. Was tasty (nothing special though). The white wine was great.

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Thank iliveinhamburg
Sydney, Australia
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928 reviews
649 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

Food is ok but the servings are huge, so share a few smaller things. Very reasonably priced and right opposite the ocean in a sleepy little hamlet. Service a little slow.

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Thank Drew M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 871

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