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Rua Portao De Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-249, Portugal
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Ranked #24 of 421 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $30
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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HORLEY, United Kingdom
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Whilst walking around the Old Town the day before we noticed their special offer so returned the following day. We only wanted a snack and thought the 8.50 Euro Sardines would just be that. What was brought was a very large plate with 3 large sardines,some chips,tomato,lettuce,beetroot and carrot. Alll washed down by a Rose for me. All was very... More 

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Cheshire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We eat here several times each year and have never had a bad meal - they have all been excellent. The location in the old town is delightful as are the staff. This is our favourite restaurant in Funchal. What more can I say except that you should try the caldeirada.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This excellent restaurant is situated in the old town and serves lovely fresh food and the service is great too!!!try the flambé.... its to die for!!!!also has good wine selection.

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Dublin, Ireland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Had a beautiful meal here and enjoyed it so much we went back again, it would seem everything on the menu is good, we had 4 different starters and 4 different maincourses. all were delicious, the passionfruit panna cotta is to die for. Staff were very helpful and friendly..... loved it

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Yorkshire
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Went to O Portao on our first night as it was near our hotel. Had a lovely meal but for variety tried other places on nights 2 to 5. Had good meals but nothing to compare with O Portao so returned for nights 6 and 7. Scabbard fish meals were excellent and meat dishes were equally good. A grilled Sun... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We dined in O Portao on our second night in Funchal. The food was fabulous and the friendly, professional staff made our evening very enjoyable! We had intended not to visit any restaurant more than once so we could try out as many as possible.... But we decided to go to O portao again on our last evening as we... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant for 14 years and the standard of food and service has never varied, it has always been excellent. We were not disappointed on our two visits this time. The food was lovely and the welcome from the owner and his staff was second to none. We are already looking forward to our next... More 

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middelfart
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice in november, and each time we experienced a most fine service, you truly feel that you are welcome. The food is not gourmet, but well prepared, tender and tastefull, and on an ordinary evening this is what you may wish for. Good recommandations for wine i given, without overselling.

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Sopot, Poland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

#1 - the best restaurant which we have been at Funchal Madeira, and for sure one of the best in my life...we went there at the last evening of our stay at the island...everything was perfect, the stuff very friendly and helpful, you can feel in their behaviour that they act natural this way...for the entrance Madeira wine - "on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Great service the food is so fresh and the wine is perfect we went on our first night out and we went back twice... Everything was perfect ...

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Address: Rua Portao De Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-249, Portugal
Phone Number: 291221125
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30

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