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Restaurante O Calhetas

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Ponta da Calheta, Porto Santo Island, Portugal
+351 291 985 322
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 18
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  • 7
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
excellent food and location

We had an excellent lunch here with the family early August 2015. Seafood, fish. Spaghetti for the girls. And excellent coffee afterwards

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Joost D
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Ghent, Belgium
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  • Scenic view
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Ghent, Belgium
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had an excellent lunch here with the family early August 2015. Seafood, fish. Spaghetti for the girls. And excellent coffee afterwards

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A great place to stop and take a little refreshment if you have walked along the beach from the little town. Great views of the rugged coast line .

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I highly recommend the Calethas Restaurant, the Ceviche (with an orginal ginger sauce) was delicious and the Mix Grilled Fish main dish was excellent with a very generous portion of three different fish. The side dish, real fresh vegetable were very good. Service is perfect with very nice staff.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

At the very tip of Porto Santo this restaurant is a nice place from which admire the sunset (slightly hidden by the mountain). Food was good, but I was surprised by the use of salmon in the ceviche. Reservation preferable, otherwise you'll seat in the bar area.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great location at one end of the island, overlooking the sea and one of the smaller islands. Free/easy parking. The food was very tasty and the menu presented plenty of good looking choice. Fabulous and plentiful fish rice!

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Manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

As with other places on the island we were picked up from our hotel and returned afterwards. The food was good we both had scabbard fish with banana and passionfruit. You must try this dish when in Porto Santo. We had the special for dessert which was a cream and almond, ice creamy type dessert. Very good.Waiting staff were friendly... More 

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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Tucked on the end of the road about an hours walk from the Pestano / Columbus hotels this is a very pleasant place to have lunch or dinner. The restaurant is directly opposite the nearby island and is at the end of the beach. The restaurant is simple but pleasantly furnished and there are tables inside and out. There is... More 

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West Midlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed at the Pestana hotel and the reception team kindly called and booked a reservation for us at the Calheta, part of which included the Calheta collecting us from the hotel and bringing us back free of charge. The location is stunning, the food fantastic and all reasonably priced. Definitely worth a visit.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Sit on the terrace and watch the sunset colours on Madeira, 40km away. Great service, excellent food, and they'll provide transport from anywhere on the island.

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Funchal, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We ended up here after a trip in our rental car over the island. Lovely location with a view over the sea, beach and the Ilhéu de Baixo. In the distance you can see Madeira. The beach around this place is lovely for a small walk. We had a snack and a nice glass of white wine. Very friendly service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ponta da Calheta, Porto Santo Island, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Porto Santo Island
  • Phone Number: +351 291 985 322

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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