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Restaurante O Tapassol Terrace

Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 225 023
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (11 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely delicious food and the best staff in Funchal. The best scabbard fish and grilled sardines I have ever tried. See you next time, I will come back there for sure :-)

Thank Katarzyna K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and excellent attention to detail. Try local dishes it's worth while trying new things

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose O Tapassol as we wanted to try Madeiran dishes cooked expertly, we were not disappointed. We ate here three times and loved all our meals Espetada, limpets, Black Scabbard fish with banana (very special) we will be back thank you so much for...More

Thank 6Barker222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is in the old town away from the central square, not too far from the port - the waiters outside ask you to come in, but in a friendly jovial way and are not offended if you don’t go in, this is part of...More

Thank Brashy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious food. Nice tarrace with flowers. Clean restaurant and nicely served food. Very strong "poncha" :-)

Thank kattboss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visit Madeira three times a year and we come to this restaurant nearly every day for lunch. (Yes! Really!) It is a great spot to watch the world go by. The food is very well cooked and consistent, served by an attentive team of...More

Thank Frankandtrue
Reviewed May 16, 2018

I was very happy with the nice choice of food there had. The service was excellent and the food tasted so very good. Also it was not very expensive, would reommend

Thank cubanjunky
Reviewed May 8, 2018

We have been visiting this restaurant every year for the last 20 years. Great friendly staff----wonderful welcome every time---super reasonably priced food. Couldn't fault a thing !! We have just returned from Madeira and already have our table reserved for our visit in November !!

Thank phwardman
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

You can’t fault this place on its excellent service. The staff are friendly, helpful and attentive. The food is really good too. We’ve enjoyed returning to this restaurant after two years.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed April 23, 2018

we ate here every night for 7 nights as service, food and ambiance were excellent. We love Portuguese food and my husband has favourites and so the lady chefs obliged, pork n clams cataplana, kid in tomato sauce, rabbit in wine, chicken piri piri,prawns in...More

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December 22, 2016|
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Response from Muchtyman | Reviewed this property |
They are GF. They usually tailor the dish to suit
November 2, 2016|
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Response from Foodforever2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I,m afraid I can't remember either. All of the food was delicious and going by how friendly and helpful the waiters were I think they would be able to accommodate you.
Diana A
December 2, 2015|
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Response from toetaperific | Reviewed this property |
It is open from midday every day until about 11pm. We have never booked but it is advisable at weekends and holidays if you are wanting an evening meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 023
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