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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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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
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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Thank Michelle71
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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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Thank schlothauer
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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dundee scotland
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

An amazing experience. Really nice to be away from tourists. 90% locals. Excellent food and service. Make sure you ask for some poncha, the local drink. Amazing place 😃😃

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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Came for dinner on a weekday. Had the pick of where to sit. A bit loud in the big tiled room once many parties started arriving. Plenty of parking out back and great food.

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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, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
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?