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Restaurante Rocha Mar

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ER101, Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 823 600
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Belfast, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through late on Sunday afternoon and the place was busy, so we took that as a good sign! Wrong! Very over cooked vegetables and tuna! And not inexpensive either. Drive on!

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Thank Christine U
Berlin, Germany
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It started with a rather bad service and the Pulpo Salad was really not good. The Pulpo was more like chewing Gum and the rice which we ordered for my daughter was dry. By asking if they had any sauce for her, because she's 2,5 years and not up to eat fish, he denied and offered ketchup! So she had... More 

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Thank Sanaz E
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Affordable and very tasty! Staff very friendly and approachable, very clean and tidy restaurant. Freshly decorated too. Came in for snack then later for dinner. Large filling portions at a very affordable price

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Thank christineupchurch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food tastes fantastic, beautifully cooked. It's quiet, but that's because it's a quiet time. Lovely staff - perfectly attentive.

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Thank Pauline C
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Modest ambience but amazing food. Generous portions. Not many meat preparations but lovely fish dishes. Would highly recommend.

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Thank S C
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

It's ok but nothing more. The staff were pleasant but the food, whilst pleasant, was not worth what we paid bearing in mind other places we ate at provided better quality for less money. The soup was a thickened unseasoned puree. The prawns were overcooked although the sauce they came in was tasty. The main courses were mixed. The fish... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem we found. fantastic food and staff a great verity of fish dishes and fantastic steak on a stone. also they have a good range of drinks. We will be back

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Thank stevieboss
Devon, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Fair location looking out to sea from veranda - very nice to watch the sun go down. The food was pleasant if unremarkable, and the service was efficient if not attentive. If you are looking for a nice meal at a fair price €17 for two including drink, this could suit. It was quieter than the rest of the strip... More 

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Thank Stuart M
Faro, Portugal
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch because the restaurant looked nice and were not disappointed. The fish dishes madeiran style are excellent and sitting outside was quite nice this time of year. The fish was perfectly done. The menu offered a variety of choices and all other dishes we saw looked nice as well.

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Thank MyTravellingDiary
Newport, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today. Sardines not cooked properly, have felt ill since. too many on plate really disappointed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ER101, Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
  • Phone Number: +351 291 823 600

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