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Restaurante O Calhetas

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

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great views

You will experience great views and opportunity for some lovely pictures, whilst having a coffee and free wi-fi x

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Plymouth
Good for:
  • Scenic view
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

A small restaurant / bar with good menu and open from 10am until 3am (midnight if out of summer season).

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Plymouth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You will experience great views and opportunity for some lovely pictures, whilst having a coffee and free wi-fi x

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Walked along the beach from the pestana hotel and enjoyed a couple of drinks here. The views are fabulous and the staff very good. Didn't have anything to eat but what we saw of the food it looked good.

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This restaurant is in the west south corner of the island. It's a great place to have a meal and the food is very good. I would prefer to go with the most traditional food in this restaurant that is the Picado.

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Marseille, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was a simple restaurant; beautiful view, cheap, excellent value, food quality perfect! We loved it!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

we were in Porto Santo last week and were recommended this place. It is sincerely superb! They fetched us at the hotel (they were really on time !!) and brought us back after dinner. The place is ideally located at the very end of the island, where you can see how the sea plays with the shore and rocs. Sooo... More 

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Northampton
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We had dinner here this week and were really pleasantly surprised with the quality of the fish. I had the king prawns and they were really delicious! The views aren't bad either! Best meal I've had on the island during this stay and I would strongly recommend it's worth a visit - especially if you like fish.

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Cheshire, UK
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Walked for an hour along the beach to find this restaurant! Lovely selection of sea food & fish. Very large portions we could have shared & still had enough to eat! Only down side was slow service, we waited 20 mins to get a drink.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Staying on half board terms at the Quinta Do Sarrado, we forwent our evening meal there and joined some new found holiday friends (one of whom was celebrating a wedding anniversary) after hearing good reports about the Restaurante O Calhetas. We were seated indoors, owing to the coolness of the evening, with menus promptly offered and our meal orders taken.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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165 reviews 165 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Walked here and had a drink one day went back the next day for lunch with family of 5 adults. The service was good, we had a wide variety of different starters and main dishes. The standard was very good, fresh fish excellent, lots of king prawns as one of the starters. The portions are large and taste lovely. You... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?