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Churrascaria Brasa Viva

Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
+351 968 670 083
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“chicken” (5 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Portuguese, European
Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I have never had a barbecue experience as good as this. It was absolutely delicious! The only downside was that the waitress did not sprak english. But this flaw wasn’t enough to not give this place a five star.

Thank Minke C
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is a great restaurant just outside Sāo Vicente, just back from the sea front. It is encouragingly busy, and full of locals. As a building it is basic, with paper table cloths secured to your wooden bench table when you arrive but the food...More

Thank Talking_Pond
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food. We had the mixed grill. We could see our meat being grilled on the fire and the side dishes were also very good. The staff even drove us to the nearest ATM for cash when we realised they only accepted cash....More

Thank misterandmissusmac
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

It is different. But you have to eat here! The food was so good! The tables are not readdy when you enter and the menu is written on a paper in portugese. And the way they take your order is a bit funny. But, the...More

Thank miertjepolle
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Just had the most amazing espatada here for dinner. The meat was cooked to perfection (medium/rare for me, medium /well done for my wife) and is possibly the best steak I have eaten anywhere. We have eaten espatada in many places but nowhere comes close...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is a great place truly amazing,the chicken is nice and flavoursome it has a slight kick to it with the spices on it,the beef is tender and very tasty.The service was great our waitress was great.Do not miss going to this place whatever you...More

Thank Bron1303
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Churrascaria Brasa Viva May I state before doing the review, this restaurant is worth coming to island for on its own!!!!! Forget about the stunning scenery, the insanity cheap food & vodka and the friendly people, this restaurant is worth the 4 hour flight if...More

1  Thank JonBoothx
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Best chicken on the island!!! Food was excellent.... good service, we didn't wait long. We rated this little gem 5 stars....

Thank Madelena1956
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Tasted a very good espetada at "Brasa Viva", beef and chicken, enjoying them with a salad. Service pretty ok, price pretty cheap. Recommended.

Thank GLSI
Reviewed August 15, 2016

We have found Brasa Viva just by chance, leaving Sao Vincente in the direction of Santana. Just 1 km after the turn we have seen a small restaurant on the right which looked very authentic and inviting, with small parking in the front. As it...More

Thank Piomak64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 968 670 083
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