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Taberna de Sao Vicente

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Estrada Regional 104 | Sitio do Calhau, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
+351 291848034
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want fashionable places, go somewhere else. This a tavern... a "Tasco" in good portuguese. But the food is excelent and good portions, the staff is simple and attentive, the place is quiet, clean and wide. We were here for a light luch and i'm afraid there was nothing light in it. Ask for the steak in Bolo de... More 

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Thank Carlos M
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1. Coffe Bico - veery good. 2. Bolo de Caco totally different than in funchal. More aromatic with real garlic inside and a lot of butter what makes it very wet and juicy. 3. Arroz de Marisco (seafood with rice) served in huge ceramic top - i expected a little bit more but was very ok, very simple dish with... More 

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Thank Alicja L
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Stopped here on 20 August 2016 for a late lunch with a party of 7 people - had a truly great "prego especial" which is a steak, ham, cheese and egg sandwich in lovely special bread with fries - awesome! It was huge though and I couldn't finish it all! Highly recommended place for a nice lunch

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Thank Martin S
Sintra, Portugal
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268 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Been here lately after checking tripadvisor. Most reviews raving this place, my expectations were huge, as I love typical restaurants and local food. I rarely give poor or average reviews, because I search carefully before heading any place. This time I was wrong and regret.... it was one of the worst experience I had during my week in Madeira. Found... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

It's a friendly place to lunch with a decent and simple menu. We eat picado 500g for 2 people. Maybe will try the sea food and lapas for a next visit.

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Thank João A
London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

very nice food, had a sea food rice , with sea food I never had before, very nice, well presented restaurant, space to park, not far from S Vicente

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Thank VitorHR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We noticed that a lot of the restaurants in Madeira were serving similar dishes. We specifically chose the Taberna because we wanted to try some authentic Portuguese food from Madeira and we weren't disappointed. We both loved what we ordered and the staff were genuine and attentive. Highly recommend!

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Thank Edgars D
Vicenza, Italy
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Food was perfect and the lady that works there is very sweet and gentle. By the ocean there are many restaurants but we loved this charming place and returned also the second and last night we spent in Sao Vincente

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Thank Melissa Z
Southampton, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The first thing is not to be mislead by the high Tripadvisor rating, currently only 0.5 off full marks. In my opinion it's an OK place to eat if you're already in Sao Vincente but certainly not worth making a detour for. The food is standard Madeiran fare, well cooked, decent sized portions, relatively low prices and friendly service.

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Bucharest
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place is not fancy, but the food is tasty and the atmosphere is warm thanks to the host. A few lovely orchids were next to the table we had dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $27
Cuisine
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Regional 104 | Sitio do Calhau, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291848034
Description
A simple, friendly and cosy restaurant with a rustic feel, where the food is prepared with love and passion. Honest and simple dishes with our "touch".As we use to say: "it's our own dinning-room were customers are friends".On Sundays we close at 20:00. Monday is the "day off". Thank you.
PLEASE NOTE: we don't accept reservations via internet.

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