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Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9050-325, Portugal
291795599
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view

We were here as part of a group of nearly 100 people from a ship. We were only offered fish or beef. I had the beef that was excellent. We were served unlimited wine. I had a look at the menu and it looked terrific and reasonably priced. We were also entertained by local folk dancers. The view of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Allen S
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Windsor, Canada
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Windsor, Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were here as part of a group of nearly 100 people from a ship. We were only offered fish or beef. I had the beef that was excellent. We were served unlimited wine. I had a look at the menu and it looked terrific and reasonably priced. We were also entertained by local folk dancers. The view of the... More 

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Braga, Portugal
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went there last summer with my family and we had "Espetada à Madeirense" that was divine and the view from the restaurant is simply jawbreaking. We also had fried corn and "bolo do caco" that is also very, very good.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We ate inside but still had a fantastic view of Funchal at night. Food was traditional. I had steak on a skewer which I think is called Espada. Very tasty and cooked as requested. Staff were very attentive and efficient. All prices were reasonable.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant while we were out walking/hiking (depending on your description!). We were enticed to try it, for a light lunch, by the spectacular view from the terrace. The prego (beef sandwich) that we had was superb. Inspecting inside we realised this was a specialist beef restaurant, with sides of beef hanging up in coolers on display.... More 

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Hindhead, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A very good Resturant that is used by the locals and the hotel management staff.. So, if you are a holidaymaker, don't expect this place to be "suggested" by the hotel. If you are there for the fabulous New Year celebrations, the cliff face has a sign depicting the current year, which changes to the new year at midnight when... More 

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Koege, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Regular good quality food. Very large portions. Well spiced meal. Good an helpful service. Butifull view over Funchal. Reasonable price, good quality for the money.

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Funchal, Portugal
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12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We were a party of twenty people many of whom have eaten here previously. For some extraordinary reason only three or four menus were available for us to choose from. I ordered a half bottle of white wine for my wife and after twenty minutes went to the cold cellar and got it myself. I ended up drinking only one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We came to Z'arcos for lunch as it was only a short drive from the hotel we were staying at. We ended up having dinners every day for the rest of our week long stay in Madeira. Food is amazing and the waiters make you feel very welcome. Amazing views of Funchal.

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York, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Very good service, excellent food and lovely views what more can you want? We have been here for early evening drinks and for several meals. Always the service has been excellent all staff are very helpful and attentive but also very friendly. This is a place to visit if you want to flavour the tastes of Madeira and the local... More 

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Narberth, PA
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We came to Zarcos on the recommendation of a local. The view was the best part of the experience.Sitting on the patio overlooking Funchal and most of the south coast of Madeira at sunset was an unforgettable experience. The food on the other hand was very forgettable. The skewered chicken was overcooked as was the barbecued chicken. The menu is... More 

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  • Address: Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A | Located 50m West of R. Conde Carvalhal and Caminho Da Ingreja, Funchal, Madeira 9050-325, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291795599

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