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Real Canoa

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Rua Ponta da Cruz | Edificio Rodamar Nº18 Ak, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Dales
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wide variety of fish and other things. Hot stones (with bibs included) served outside - fish, meat and chicken. Staff good and attentive though stretched at weekend - I'd return mid-week. Large helpings and reasonable quality.

Thank Ydalesman
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once again we enjoyed several meals at Real Canoa during our holiday and received a warm welcome back from Bruno and his staff. They always seem to have time for a chat, even when the place is busy (which it usually is, for good reason!). This year one of our party was taken ill during the meal (not due to... More 

Thank vvrutland
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved loved loved it I have seen "scabbard fish" all over especially in the stores. It looks simply disgusting. Me being me asked if they would let me try a morsel of the ugly stuff before i ordered, they obliged and wow ordered it as my main. The staff here are fantastic and accommodating.Go here hungry as the portions are... More 

Thank Anita S
hampshire england
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were trying to get to somewhere else but we're enticed in and we were glad we did. The food was really nice and the atmosphere was good.

Thank shn-7
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked at this place for a few years now and finally visited.Bruno the owner and his staff provided very good food with excellent service.price and value good too.Gerard M.

Thank Gerard010
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited in October 16, Bruno & staff always genuine and extremely friendly you feel as though they are your friends. Food always excellent, all patrons seem to enjoy themselves and many are regulars. You should book a table as always full compared to other restaurants on same road. Will definitely visit again next year.

Thank joannelpl
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and lovely staff. That is why I keep coming here. There are no sea views but the quality of the food and the excellent service make this my favourite restaurant.

Thank alipet8
Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent a week in Madeira and visited this excellent restaurant twice at lunch time.and twice in the evening. friendly staff and beautifully presented meals.When my sister and I asked to share a sandwich it came on 2 plates with full garnish and chips.Even offered to take us back to our hotel which was just across the road.Lovely atmosphere with... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back to real canoa.again this year,excellent food, staff top class and owner Bruno very good mine host.Very good value for money and atmosphere to match.

Thank thor163
Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dining experience - food was very good - the assorted meat and assorted fish on the stone were brilliant, staff very professional and busy but take the time to converse and engage with everyone, hence a full restaurant and many are repeat visitors who know and are known by the staff. Minibus service for diners.

Thank bigsensible

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz | Edificio Rodamar Nº18 Ak, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291762396

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?