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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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  • Italian first
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  • Portuguese first
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
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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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Wish we had found this restaurant earlier on our vacation. Picturesque town and although the Taberna is not on the waterfront it is definitely worht a visit. Owners Berto and Zita the most welcoming of hosts. Food all fresh ingredients. Good wine list. Zita cooks and everything comes out of the kitchen quickly and shows love and care. Live music... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We found out about this restaurant via Tripadvisor and decided to stop there while travelling around Madeira. Taberna is a really nice place to eat simple, but delicious food. 'Lapas' were really fresh and savoury, we also cannot give any complaint over cod fish and espada. We finished the meal with a very nice desert from yoghurt and home-made jams.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

This small simple restaurant is quite simply wonderful. The couple running it are delightful - welcoming and friendly. The menu is varied and extensive and excellent value for money - everything is freshly prepared with care. My husband and I ate there on six consecutive evenings and enjoyed everything we chose. The seafood rice was particularly good as was the... More

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Breda, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

12 day's with four hotels traveld on Madeira and this restaurant was for us perfect, it's was relaxed and very good food made and served by Zita and Sousa. She made her food with love and with fresh ingredients.

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