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Taberna de S. Vicente

Estrada Regional 104 | Sitio do Calhau, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-225, Portugal
+351 291 848 034
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Ranked #1 of 12 restaurants in Sao Vicente
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Portuguese
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A simple, friendly and cosy restaurant with a rustic feel, where the food is prepared with love and passion. Honest and simple dishes with our "touch".As we use to say: "it's our own dinning-room were customers are friends".On Sundays we close at 20:00. Monday is the "day off". Thank you. PLEASE NOTE: we don't accept reservations via internet.
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96% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This was an outstanding surprise in Madeira. Any Octopus food is amazing and thus is my advice to any visitor. Peixe espada preto is also an amazing dish

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Aarhus, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The best place we found in the whole Madeira. Excellent food, lovely staff. I wish I had a few more meals there.

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Aarhus, Denmark
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is the best place we could find on the entire island. Food is cooked with love and knowledge and tastes amazing. We would say it is a 5+ star experience - we have not tried anything better even in four/five star rated restaurants in other European countries for much higher prices. Everything is well fried (not too much, not... More

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29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We went to the resturant based on ratings of Trip advisor. Parents had fish and we had the meat dish. Overall not as tasty as one expected from the reviews, price same as most restaurants in Madeira I would say, service good, the chips were excellent, toilets very clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Very good food, cooked with love. It ' s the best in whole Madeira! Very friendly people. We been there twice all ready and we will be coming back for more ;)

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant on the 24th June 2015 and loved it so much we went back the next night despite looking for somewhere new to try! The lady owner (who I regretfully forgot to ask her name - the food distracted me too much!) has a perfect balance between being attentative and interested whilst still leaving you alone sufficiently... More

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Cologne, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

A very good restaurant, we enjoyed our two dinners here. The food is good and has a fair price. The owner couple and their employee are very very nice and we enjoyed our dinner. We celebrated my girlfriend's birthday and we got a surprise from the kitchen and a warm "Happy Birthday" from the crew. Thank you!

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Faja da Ovelha, Portugal
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We had a very nice dinner last sunday. Good steaks and exactly as we wanted them. rare but warm. Tasty fries and milho frito. Good ambience, very friendly host.... what would you want more. !!! The home made shot of sugar cane rhum was a killer !!! (compliments of the house) all in all... we will go back there: top... More

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Madeira, Portugal
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Our dear Belgian friends invited my wife and I to this establishment for a nice lunch. It was for us the first time. It is a small and simple restaurant, but with a very pleasing and intimate atmosphere. It reminds me of the 'eetcafes' restaurant concepts in the Netherlands ... locations that I prefer to visit when eating out. I... More

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Funchal, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Cosy, attentive and quick. Food prepared with a special touch and made even more pleasurable by the fact that the owners are ready to "talk food" in detail and are very open to sharing their opinions and procedures. Definitely worth a second, a third....experience!

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