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Rua do Portinho 13, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
+351 291 823 207
11:00 - 10:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Great food! Very nice decorated dishes. Great and friendly stuff. Beautiful ocean view. Recommended!

Thank TommyMim
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We visited here in error as we stopped one restaurant too early on the street.... what a mistake. Service was mediocre.... that is the best bit! My fish was so dry it I couldn't eat it... when I complained to the the waitress she apologised in a fashion which accepted that that's the standard of food they serve. The venue... More 

Thank L4uCh
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10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Sadly we had a bad experience with this restaurant. We arived at 21:00 and the restaurant was almost not accepting new clients. To start we had some drinks and a local garlic bread which was served on a plain white napkin. After the starter we received the main. The quality of the food was below standards. We ordered a local... More 

Thank Mattiej02
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I had Espada (white fish) with banana. The flavours were subtle and wonderful with fresh herbs accompanying the fish and pesto over the vegetable side dish. Nice views of the sea. For flavour, this is the place to visit.

Thank Emma O
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Great location and the food was ok when it arrived but the service was incredibly slow. Sat for nearly an hour with no drinks or food. There were a lot of people sat looking annoyed - we were not the only ones waiting!

Thank Kylie R
Stockholm, Sweden
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This is place is a short walk from the beach. We enjoyed the sea food and the service was attentive. Worth a visit if you are in Jardim do Mar

Thank swede1102
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

After 10 years of going to Tarmar as a treat when visiting Madeira as it is a little more expensive and has always been good, we were disappointed this year with very poor service from a young man in shorts and t shirt who wasn't very attentive The food was ok but not as good as it used to be.... More 

Thank rayflower
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

We had two dinners here. Service was good on one of them, so and so the other. The food was good and well-cooked and a there was decent selection of wines. It is nicely situated with a good view of the sea and also outdoor seating,

Thank Pomarinus
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This family owned restaurant offers an extensive menu of both Portuguese and American food. The restaurant has a new chef and his presentations and flavourful meals will most definitely lure us back. Thing have gone up a notch since his arrival!

Thank Carolyn C
Devizes, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

This restaurant is in a great location and should be wonderful - but it is not. There was no welcome and just one very stressed waiter on duty. There were lots of customers but all seemed to be looking quite frustrated. We fetched our own menus and waited for ages for service. Then there was no chicken; then they had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Portuguese, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Portinho 13, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Jardim do Mar
  • Phone Number: +351 291 823 207

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