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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 15
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  • 6
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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
Lovely scabbard fish in front of the beach.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Gemma H
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Manchester
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  • Scenic view
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 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 33 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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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 69 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

after a long walk along the beach from our hotel we finally reached this bar/restaurant and had a very welcome beer or two! spotless, friendly and in an amazing location it is well worth a visit

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Restaurante O Calhetas

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

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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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