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MareAlta Peixe & Mariscos

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Largo Da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200 100, Portugal
+351 291 607 126
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 37
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good fish dinner

We had a delicious dinner: Octopus in a garlic sauce and Espada with Banana. The service was also very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Sascha O
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Having read many of the reviews raving about the food I feel a bit guilty about my review as my wife & I never actually had a meal there. However, we spent several relaxing afternoons having a Coral (local beer) & some nibbles whilst enjoying the lovely view over Machico Bay. The service was excellent & unobtrusive & we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We had a delicious dinner: Octopus in a garlic sauce and Espada with Banana. The service was also very good.

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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Called in to Machico on our way to the airport and found this unassuming restaurant on the seafront with views of the small harbour. We were invited to choose from the array of fresh fish on display and they were perfectly cooked and tasted delicious. The two waitresses were rushed off their feet though.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

the food was very good (espada with banana and fruit of passion). good wine. nice terasse. Good service, but too many people fir the two waitresses. They did their very best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Food and service are great. Good view right off the ocean. Traditional Portuguese sides with extremely well cooked fish. Mixed fish platter and tuna steak is a must.

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We landed in this restaurant a bit by accident. The food was good but we ended up paying 30€ for the "fish of the day" which we found a bit expensive compared to the prices elsewhere. It's also here that we've tried the local specialty: swordfish with banana and passion fruit. It's definitely something to try although it has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Great location - just sit and watch the waves roll in and the odd plane coming or going. Staff are great - very helpful and cheerful. Food is quite adequate considering the prices are low.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Came here with a trip from our hotel to a madeiran food festival. Service ok not sure our waitress understood what we wanted on most occasions. Had to return my steak as I asked for it to be well done and it was medium. Nice location overlooking the sea. The other food was great. Worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We arrived in Madeira very tired and hungry, drove to Machico and found the Mare Alta. The staff were helpful and friendly, the house red was good quality and the scabbard fish lunches were excellent. Two pieces of fish each cooked perfectly with bananas and passion fruit, salad and spuds. Service was efficient but not rushed and the food was... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

As one good restaurant wasn't working we had to find fast some place in Machico to eat. Went to this place with nice views. But from this time I will remember forever that a place with views is never with good food. We tried fish soup. It was too greasy. Shrimps cooked in lots of doubtful quality oil. Salad with... More 

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Additional Information about MareAlta Peixe & Mariscos

Address: Largo Da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200 100, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 291 607 126
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Largo Da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200 100, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 607 126

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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