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Viola

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Estreito de camara de lobos | Estrada Joao Goncalves 596, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9325, Portugal
+351 291 945 601
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place to go for the traditional "espetada Madeirense", tender, tasty and what else can I say? Delicious!!! Make sure you also try the fried corn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple, classic, wonderful food and enviroment! Would recomend to anyone staying or passing. Excellent service as well.

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Thank Linnea W
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Another place I'd highly recommend for an espetada. Very good price and a place where you will eat with the locals.

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Hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The restaurant provides a free shuttle bus to collect dinners staying nearby. It's a good service as one would not want to walk on these roads at night, far too dangerous. The restaurant has great views and serves the usual Madeiran staples. However the service was a bit chaotic. The food is good though and the Portuguese wines are very... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Delicious espatada! Delicious bolo de caco. Best meal I had on the island. Wonderful service. I will be back! And the price was so low.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We just enjoyed the best Espada and Sangria on Madeira at Viola!!! You have to try it!! Thank you for the delicious meals

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful traditional place to eat. Simple menu cooked by a lovely check. I had grilled half chicken and salad. The chicken tasted fresh and soft, very moist and full of flavour. I would highly recommend this little restaurant. Mostly locals, but tricky to find as it's up in the mountains- we had a car with sat nav.

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Thank Lena D
Funchal, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Been there a few times and it's without a doubt the best place to eat in Madeira, whether if its tradicional food, steaks, chicken, can't go wrong here, It's about 30 minutes by car from center of Funchal. This last time there were 6 of us, had the meat on a stick very tender and tasty with fries, milho frito,... More 

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Lisbon District, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

A nice restaurant to eat a good "espetada" at Madeiran style, acceptable quality, good service, and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Visited in August. Our taxi driver Joel recommend this ,it is fantastic..beef and chicken cooked on skewers.served simply with salad and corned chips. Our taxi took us and waited on us . What a great meal. this is for locals,and unique. Madeira non touristy .brilliant. Many thanks. To staff at viola,so friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estreito de camara de lobos | Estrada Joao Goncalves 596, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9325, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Camara De Lobos
  • Phone Number: +351 291 945 601
Description
Near Funchal city

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