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O Chefe Steakhouse and Sea Basket

Rua Gorgulho | Centro Comercial Eden Mar Lj 3, Funchal, Madeira 9000-107, Portugal
+351 291 764 051
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (197 reviews)
“mixed grill” (14 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
All hours
European, Portuguese, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Gorgulho | Centro Comercial Eden Mar Lj 3, Funchal, Madeira 9000-107, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

Would give this restaurant 4.5. Not quite brilliant but very very good. Service excellent, food wonderful. I had the espetada which was cooked to perfection and my partner had the prawns which were equally raved about. Have been coming to Madeira for nearly 20 years...More

Thank therunners055
Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated above shops there is a great view over the Atlantic whilst dining outside. The food and service were excellent and we will definitely return.

Thank William L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic evening yet again at this lovely & friendly restaurant. Great food, friendly staff and made to feel most welcome which when you are a solo traveller is very important. Will be paying a visit when I'm back in October.

1  Thank janettesmart
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our return to Madeira we always head for this restaurant several times during our stay. The food is excellent,try the jacket potatoes with your meal they are delicious served in tin foil and roasting hot. Highlight is the chocolate cake just try it !...More

1  Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from 2 weeks in Madeira and ate here many times. We have been coming here for many years and Tony and his team always give us a "Welcome back" on our return. The quality of food on offer is among the best we...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice restaurant. Very good fish and meat. Possible to grill it on a stone at the table and thats fun. The staff is very friendly and in for a joke.

1  Thank Michel v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the closest restaurant to our hotel so on a wet evening was a good choice. Situated above a supermarket some of the tables in our out still had a good view of the sea. I had the "grannies" lamb which although tasty was...More

1  Thank ScottandLinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here twice and I would certainly recommend it. The staff are fabulous - helpful, friendly, genuine - and have coped well tonight with the heavy influx of customers on Worker's Day. The service was slower but just as attentive. On both occasions...More

1  Thank HuddersfieldKazbo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our best experience at Funchal. We got seafood and desert and we were really pampered by the chef, Antonio, is a master and passionate master who really, really takes care about guests. Delicious, interesting, and the taste is surprising. And the money you pay for...More

1  Thank wlody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant, many dishes to choose from and friendly service by the staff. The food was very tasty. Some dishes are prepared at the table and served with delicious sauces you'll find only at this restaurant made by a very kind staff member called...More

Thank Job G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, I would like to book a table for 9 people on Saturday.. 1st Aug at 12.30 but the booking system 'the fork' says you are not open, is that correct? Thank you. J
30 March 2017|
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Response from Helio P | Property representative |
HI J, Yes we will be open on the 1st of april for lunch. Would you like a table inside or out?
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Hi could you tell us where exactly the restaurant is. We're in Funchal at the moment but can't seem to get an address or directions. Thanks.
2 February 2017|
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Response from Helio P | Property representative |
Hi, welcome to funchal. Our address is Rua do Gorgulho, eden mar shopping centre Nº3. It is directly above the pingo doce supermarket in front of the lido pools. We look forward to welcome you soon. Kind regards O chefe... More
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George C
Is there any courtesy transport from the airport? If not, approximate cost of a taxi?
12 April 2015|
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Response from Janice B | Reviewed this property |
From recollection I think it was around 30-35 Euros. Cheaper to get a mini bus on return and share between several couples. Worked out around 15 Euros per couple.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 18
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Gorgulho | Centro Comercial Eden Mar Lj 3, Funchal, Madeira 9000-107, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 764 051
  • E-mail