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Lareira Portuguesa

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Estrada Monumental | Travessa Doutor Valente, No7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-092, Portugal
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic fish!

We always visit this restaurant when we are in Madeira, it never disappoints! From the fantastic fresh fish to the meat dishes, always served with an abundance of fresh vegetables! Netherlands service is excellent, I thoroughly recommend it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Chris5506
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Labin, Croatia
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I don't know we to start and complain about this place. It was recommended by the receptionist in the hotel we stayed in. The fellow insisted we go to this place regardless of questions about other places (that should ring bells, but..). The first thing I disliked immediately was photos of dishes posted in front of the establishment. The place... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We always visit this restaurant when we are in Madeira, it never disappoints! From the fantastic fresh fish to the meat dishes, always served with an abundance of fresh vegetables! Netherlands service is excellent, I thoroughly recommend it!

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great Portuguese cuisine with fresh fish and very good meat. We stayed 14 days in a hotel nearby and we ate almost every day minimum one meal in there. Very good value for money and very efficient service. I highly recommend it !

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PRESTON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had not really noticed this restaurant and had initially gone to eat at the one next door but was put off that one by the pushy girl out front. Unlike next door we were able to look at the menu outside in peace before deciding to go in. So pleased we ate here as although it does not look up... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

You can try local food, the waiter was very polite, suggested us the meal and it was a good choice. It's for sure a good option to go with kids, family or only with a friend or as a couple To repeat for sure....as soon as possible

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We looked on TA for a restaurant near to our hotel and Lareira was the choice. As before it does not look much but once inside you are whisked in to another place. Air conditioned and well presented. The staff are attentive and friendly. The choice of fresh seafood or meat is abound. The wines are equally vast. Before we... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The facade screams "cheap and crappy". The restaurant is neither. Good food, but priced accordingly. Good wine, good service, but a bit noisy inside. Not the calm atmosphere one would expect from a place that charge €165 per kg of live lobster, or €40 per kg of live bull crab. Still, we had a good time, but will not go... More 

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Argyll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

As the last review mentioned ....don't judge a book by its cover. ....this restaurant does not look much from the outside but it is first class on the inside. If you like seafood sit downstairs and if you like chicken or steak sit upstairs. We had the best fish platter ever , cooked to perfection , and made fresh to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

From the outsider this restaurant does t look very special...but it is! It was delicious...we were presented with delicious toasted garlic bread on arrival, unfortunately no alternative for my coeliac/gluten free boyfriend...as with the appetiser of fish cakes- delicious but not gf. It was great watching the waiters collect the fresh crab and oysters from the tanks around- the fish... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A clean, modern, large restaurant with a good choice of dishes. We all ate fish, which was nicely cooked. Large portion sizes suited our hungry teenagers! Wine was good and service was good. Very handy for our hotel.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Estrada Monumental | Travessa Doutor Valente, No7, Funchal, Madeira 9000-092, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

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