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Central Restaurant

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10 Rua Joao Paulo II | (town centre), Canico, Madeira, Portugal
291934344
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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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
One of the best restaurants with food on the grill!

We spent 1 week with my girlfriend in Madeira, tried a lot of restaurants and i can easily conclude that "A Central" is the best one, the choice number1 !!! 1. Service is excellent! They pay attention for each client, speak several languages, and in general are very positiv! 2. Food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We spent 1 week with my girlfriend in Madeira, tried a lot of restaurants and i can easily conclude that "A Central" is the best one, the choice number1 !!! 1. Service is excellent! They pay attention for each client, speak several languages, and in general are very positiv! 2. Food - fantastic!!! meat we tried there is one of... More 

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Constanta, Romania
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29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great atmosphere, perfect service, tasty food. I was pleased to find that there all personal speak french, german, english, spanish, and of course portughese. The balance price/quality is perfect, I could say that is quite cheap., but the food is excellent. From pork, chicken, beef, fish, everything is perfect. Every day we tried something else, from pork, chicken, beef to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Food, service, prices, portions, location and tidiness - all perfect ! It is a must to visit ! P.s. do not eat anything before you come here :)

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Bernareggio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

For for us this is one of the best restaurant in Madeira. The meat is fantastic and the service too. Strongly suggested 👍👍👍 Marco From Italy

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Swansea, Wales, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The meat all in meal was served from skewers freshly cooked and very tasty. Very efficient staff and friendly A meal to remember

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Plankstadt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had asked to share a meal, they said no. My husband's "beef" split came with 7 pieces of meat, 3 of which were pure fat while the other 4 were close to being raw, you couldn't cut it with a knife. I had requested a mini meal but was given the medium one & they kept bringing out TOO... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent customer service, felt very welcome and honoured guests. Food was amazing and they kept coming back with more. loved the beef from the grill and the pork, but the star of the show for me was the grilled pineapple, with a hint of cinnamon and sugar.

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Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a treat being picked up from our hotel and taken to the restaurant. Lovely first impressions as you enter. Friendly and welcoming staff and lovely ambiance. Service is good with no pressure to order. Welcoming glass of wine and fantastic meat selections but don't miss out on the fish skewers either. If you are a party, suggest you mix... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

After studying TripAdvisor we decided to search out this place, and what a feast! We had the all you can eat style menu where meat is brought to your plate until full, will amazing sides included, all for the price of most other standard meals we've had so far this trip. Highly recommended

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We have eaten here a couple of nights now and enjoy the ambiance and the food. You are given a complimentary glass of Madeira on arrival and barbecued pineapple and liqueur at the end as a freebie. We find the portions to be large and they are happy to split a course. Friendly staff and good service, what not to... More 

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Address: 10 Rua Joao Paulo II | (town centre), Canico, Madeira, Portugal
Phone Number: 291934344
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Canico
Cuisine: Brazilian

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  • Address: 10 Rua Joao Paulo II | (town centre), Canico, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Canico
  • Phone Number: 291934344

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian

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