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“Nice place, good food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of A Bica

A Bica
17 Rua Do Hospital, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
291-221-346
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Ranked #36 of 416 Restaurants in Funchal
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Pula, Croatia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nice place, good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We went to Restauran A Bica after visiting Tourist info in Funchal, and lady who worked there suggested that place with local food. Wi found it very easy, it is close to the Mercado des lavradores, enter in restaurant is downstairs (so, no terace with nice view)...but everything else is very good, the waiters are so polite, symphatic, try to help and explain tipe of food and wine, here we first time eat 'espada' fish, interior is very nice...so, I highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner if you want to enjoy in your meal

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Typical and inexpensive with nice food.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

Typical inexpensive restaurant with nice food and very nice service.
Suggested by a local taxi driver.
Don't expect gourmet..it's the type of restaurant local workers go to.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ilhavo, Portugal
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Excellent local food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

In a short trip to Madeira went there twice for dinner. The first time because of the raving reviews on tripadvisor. The second time, because we enjoyed the first time so much. We particularly recommend the Pepper Steak and home made ice-cream. The service was very friendly. It represents good value for money.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Friendly,wholesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

We dined here and really enjoyed the down to earth atmosphere The owners are lovely and very friendly . The fish was fabulous and portion size plentiful. The food is not haute cuisine so portions are generous, fresh, wholesome and honest. We could not fault anything although it is not candle lit . It is bright but as
Last reviewer said, it is clean, spotless!! We would whole heartedly recommend it . Garlic bread and homemade ice team is outstanding!!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Friendly staff, average food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

We were attracted by the high score on tripadvisor however were disappointed by the average, bland food. Although not expensive and very friendly staff we can not recommend it.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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