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17B, Goldlion building, Rua do Comandante Mata e Oliveira, Macau, China
853-28710032
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Dessert
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Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Takeout
Dessert

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Egg tarts straight from the oven

After lunch we needed dessert of course and another of the heritages from Portugal seems to be Pastel de nata – the tasty egg tart. We walked over to Margaret's Cafe e Nata and when we came over there we saw a long line of people. We tried to figure out where the line started but soon one of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Stavanger, Norway
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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Stavanger, Norway
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119 reviews 119 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
440 helpful votes 440 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

After lunch we needed dessert of course and another of the heritages from Portugal seems to be Pastel de nata – the tasty egg tart. We walked over to Margaret's Cafe e Nata and when we came over there we saw a long line of people. We tried to figure out where the line started but soon one of the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Visited Margaret's cafe in the afternoon. The queue was very long and we waited about 30 to 40 minutes before we got to buy the tart. Tips: You need to pay at the cashier before line up. The queue is for customers who had paid and wait for collection. Taste: Average taste. Overrated by most bloggers. The tart pastry shell... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was told that Cafe e Nata has the best egg tarts so I went there today for a try. I can smell the egg tarts aroma from 1 block away. When I got there, I saw a lot of people queuing. First we have to order and pay for the egg tarts in the cashier. 1 egg tart cost... More 

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We had to wait for a long time to buy two egg tarts,it was not the main point.I The cashier was very impolite. She did not tell us the way to queue up and she only care of how much money she could earn.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Had this in my recent trip to Macau and this place were brought and recommended to me by my relatives staying there. Texture of the egg pastries were great and fluffy with it still warm, and of course, ever fresh as from the oven. Taste of the great rich buttery flavour burst from the bite that sink into the tart.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Everyone there is really rude.They probably don't need money anymore so they give this bad service. The old lady (cashier) is the worst. After paying, i only moved one step to the right (so I was still in front of the cashier machine) but the old lady didn't want to move her hand to give back the change and asked... More 

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

One of the best egg tart I ever have in my life :) I used to live in Portugal Lisbon where the original egg tarts from... But Ive never have a fresh cook steaming out egg tarts with crunchy pastry :) just missing some sugar powder and cinnamon

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Famous yummy egg tart~~ But it is long 排隊 always And always day off in weekend

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Macau, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First Margaret's Café Is not a Restaurant,But a Degustatiion of Egg Tart .Later Margaret added Sandwitches and Breakfast with Café.The terrace is quiet small.You need to come early .... Margaret is Well known with the The Hong Kong Peoples.Her Name is mentioned on many travelers books.It is a quiet Place ,No Pollution,No Traffic,No Cars,Not Fare from Caravela Portuguese Bar /Restaurany... More 

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Switzerland
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45 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

By far this is the best Portugese Egg Tart I have tried so far. Unfortunately the queue is always long and everyone just sit at the packed shop, there is no relaxing feel like those you find in Europe. Coffee is average only.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17B, Goldlion building, Rua do Comandante Mata e Oliveira, Macau, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Macau Region  >  Macau
  • Phone Number: 853-28710032

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  • Cuisine: Asian, Dessert

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