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Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A, Funchal, Madeira 9050-325, Portugal
291795599
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
If the Food Was Only Half As Good As the View!

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
anfrankel
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Narberth, PA
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  • Late Night
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Narberth, PA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Being the first half of January, we were only one of three tables occupied. The food was well prepared and the menu very broad with seafood predominating. Prices were average.

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cornwall, england
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A short bus ride from Funchal (Number 38) and a fabulous panoramic view. A pleasant welcome, an authentic oven, nice food, pleasantly served.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

What l liked about this restaurant was that it felt like eating at your extended family. The espetadas were delicious and the service warm and friendly with a breathtaking view of Funchal.

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Madeira, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our usual place for New Year's Eve, they put on an incredible buffet, with absolutely everything included. The view is exceptional over the Port and we saw and heard all ten cruise ships and last but not least a fantastic view of the famous Madeira fireworks. We actually include this restaurant in our 'to take people to' it is basically... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

From the terras we had an awe-inspiring view of the sunset over Funchal and the sea. We ate great meat dishes (Bife "Solar"). Very polite service. Cheap compared to restaurants in Funchal. Highly recommended.

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Kent
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We ate here 2 evenings and the meals were beautiful. The meat was cooked to perfection. The choice is meals is rather limited but the quality is outstanding and very reasonable. Staff very obliging and friendly

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We loved this restaurant, great views over Funchal, the food was amazing and so reasonable, a meal for 4 with aperitif and house wine was 78 euros only! And the service was really good too.

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

An excellent meal with well hung meat and good service. Priced well. The balcony area looks out over the Bay of Funchal and at sunset is a view to behold. The service was excellent and the clients a good mix of locals with a sprinkle of tourists. A little out of the way and not in the general town area... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This restaurant is outside of Funchal and it is over priced for the food you get. Our dishes were fresh but very earthy and the sauces were not delicious compared to the other restaurants we have been to in the past couple of days in Funchal. It does not compare with Mozart or Doña Amelia in terms of taste and... More 

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  • Address: Rua Conde Carvalhal 136A, Funchal, Madeira 9050-325, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291795599

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