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O Manel

90 Rua de Fernao Mendes Pinto | Taipa Island, Macau, China
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster soup” (3 reviews)
“suckling pig” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
90 Rua de Fernao Mendes Pinto | Taipa Island, Macau, China
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I went to 'O Manel' for dinner. the restaurant is very small but has a nice homey feel. The restaurant owner manages the restaurant really like it's his home. he recomments the dishes and takes orders. By recommending he give is personal view on Portuguese...More

Thank Huyongchang
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

You want to go back in time and have a normal meal like before? Go to O’Manel what a fantastic place. Classic Portuguese food, small restaurant but good portions and excellent service.

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I’m reluctant to write a rave review about this place because I want to come back and don’t want to find the place is booked out! My wife and I first came here in the 1990s. We loved it then and thought it our personal...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Went on a Saturday night. . The first thing you notice is the place appears dirty. . The portuguese football scarves on the wall were filthy. . at least wash them once in a while it looked like they had been gathering dust years. ....More

Thank dave b
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Went here with a group and everything we had was delicious. Highly recommend and would much rather eat here than in another dull hotel!

Thank sarah h
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Group of 5 for dinner. Friend recommended O Manel and we were so glad we tried it out! Everything was amazingly cooked. We demolished every dish: - Lemon sauce clams - Salad (forgot which one we ordered but there were cucumbers and tomatoes) - Duck...More

Thank sfansfan
Reviewed 17 December 2016

In last end of semester, my roommate invited me to went this restaurant and have a lunch. I heard that it only accept reservation. I surprised that and we a first time to patronize that. In is a little storefront but romantic and Portuguese style...More

Thank Roy L
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I think I can say that the place in the world with more Portuguese restaurants is Macau (after Portugal itself, of course). Among so many restaurants, there are obviously some that I consider excellent. "O Manel" is just average and it is not a fancy...More

Thank geodonkey
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Never mind the menu, you will eat what the eclectic and opinionated chef/owner has on his chalk board (Portuguese/Chinese) and selects for you! Delicious Portuguese food in a kitschy, old-school setting. 8-10 intimate tables only. Service too is delightfully attentive, with never more than one...More

Thank DJSinHKG
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I live in Macau (Taipa) part time and am always looking for new places to eat. This restaurant is next to my flat and am disappointed I have not eaten here sooner. The food is outstanding, the service is great and it has a very...More

Thank Scott H
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Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Rua de Fernao Mendes Pinto | Taipa Island, Macau, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Macau
  • Phone Number: 853-28827571,853-28825811
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