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Rua Ponta da Cruz, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
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Ranked #9 of 431 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Portuguese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Crawley, West Sussex
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We hadn't researched restuarants in Funchal as we were staying in an all-inclusive hotel and didn't expect to eat out. However, we stumbled across this place whilst out walking and decided to have lunch there. We were given a complimentary glass of Maderia wine whilst studying the menu. We didn't want a big meal, so I had the shrimp patties... More 

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50 reviews 50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Courtesy transport to and from Restaurant and lovely food. Just a brilliant place, always busy and terrific staff. We are a golf party from Guernsey and going to this restaurant is our best night always.

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We've been going to Real Canoa at least twice on each annual visit sine it opened. The superb quality of the meals is matched only by the warmth of welcome from Bruno and his staff. A bit away from town, but worth the journey, and they even pick up from hotels. Donl't miss !

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Thank you Bruno and team for making my 70th birthday special .Great food and great company.Go every time we go to Madeira

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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169 reviews 169 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Good serving of vegetables and big portions of delicious meat and fish.Friendly staff who seemed keen that you enjoy your meal.We certainly had no wish for an evening meal after a late lunch here.

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This looked packed when we approached, but we were found a table inside. One of us was a bit 'under the weather' and was immediately offered a smaller and less demanding menu, whilst I enjoyed a stupendous 3 fish grill. Staff were very pleasant and attentive, and quality and price were good

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Funchal, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Having visited this restaurant many times I can only say that they maintain a consistent blend of terrific ambience, good service and really nice and varied foods. The host Bruno with his pleasant and friendly staff are tireless in their work , keeping you entertained and well served. Recently they have taken on a further new chef who has helped... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is a family run restaurant with excellent menu beautifully cooked and the most friendly staff .

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Family all arrived for new year. Very attentive, owner gave us exceptional service. Food very well presented, good quality, plenty to eat and drink, and free courtesy transport too and from restaurant. Very friendly.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stayed at the Porto Mare, about 1.5km away. The courtesy minibus was always on time. Several journeys were with Vitor as our driver. A friendly young man who is also a waiter there. He told us he had once worked in London at the RAC club and also passed his driving test in London. So, a good enough qualification... More 

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Additional Information about Real Canoa

Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
Phone Number: 291762396
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Portuguese

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