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MareAlta Peixe & Mariscos

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Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
+351 291 607 126
11:00 - 23:00
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were the only 2 customers eating on a pouring wet late afternoon, the staff were really friendly and the food was excellent. We had to then head off to the airport so it was a fabulous finish to a great holiday

Thank Beth B
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and attentive. We ordered veggie dish, which was recommended by the staff. The wait was about an hour for our food but the wait was worth it... The food was delicious.

1 Thank Smriti S
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225 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

... but spoilt a bit by four star service. Ate here two nights running as really no other options we fancied. First night we had a rice and seafood dish for two which was excellent, though it was the most expensive meal we had in Madeira. Service was friendly. Second night different staff, again food five stars, 2 x espada... More 

Thank chocsEdinburgh
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved the food at this restaurant even though the service was a bit slow. We actually felt sorry for the waitress who was managing the entire service of the evening on her own. Fish was extremely fresh and well prepared, bolo de taco bread was delicious and the wine was matching the meal perfectly! Shame that the place gets... More 

Thank Sjoerd A
Molenhoek, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were with four people, each with a different dish, and we each rated it excellent. Service was a bit slow, but who cares with such a beautiful view from the restaurant. It was definitely a highlight of our stay in Madeira.

Thank Bruce J
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We have been twice and both times were rather disappointing. The second being the most after waiting over an hour for our dishes one turns up completely wrong. No sides came so we asked for them and we only received one of them out of two. We had ordered one mixed fish, half over cooked and half undercooked. At the... More 

Thank Rosario R
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Recently arrived in Madeira, we found this restaurant in Machico, facing the sea and near a pedestrian square. We tasted the beef brochette and tuna steak. Good meal overall, at an acceptable cost. Sides were also good but served in excessive quantity (4 different sides = food waste). Customer service was different from a table to another, more or less... More 

Thank Mout L
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Miserable and unfriendly service. Bad conception of space, every 20 minutes it was like tetris or musical chairs because of shifting tables. The acoustic was very loud and it was sometimes impossible to understand the conversational partner.

Thank Kim M
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If you like fish and sea food this is your place! Definitively a must in your Madeira travel. But, In some occasion is better if you made a previous reservation. The dishes, excellent! Fresh food and better service!

Thank Danilo F
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We ate here on three occasions and every time the food and service was excellent and the staff were very attentive. You may have to book in high season.

Thank dmansfield2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 607 126

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?