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Doca do Cavacas

Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
+351 291 762 057
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (68 reviews)
“prawns” (35 reviews)
“fresh fish” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 381 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice, it was a short walk from our hotel. Absolutely essential to book especially to sit on the upstairs terrace. The views, especially of the sunset, are wonderful. The menu is exclusively fish and shellfish. I had the spicy prawns, which come...More

Thank JanieMM
Reviewed September 26, 2018

A visit to Madeira isn't a visit until you have eaten at Doca do Cavacas. We have visited here every year since 2001! Our last meal in Madeira was the seafood rice and at 35 euros for 2 people was worth every penny. There was...More

Thank SailorJohn7
Reviewed September 19, 2018

If you love fish suppers then this is the place to go. The range is great, the flavours are the best, the house wine complements the food brilliantly. The service is great, they love a laugh and I ended up calling one of them Mum...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

The exceptional climate. It is what we like the most. Very nice staff. Casual atmosphere .Beautiful view. Great food. We will visit again!

Thank 15agnieszkam
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

First night meal so was tired and hungry. We had sardines and a tuna salad. Plenty for the two of us with bread and butter. Think most places charge for bread bot we used it to mop up the juice from the sardines. Easy to...More

Thank nicolag601
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Spent a week facing this beautiful place, with a lot of potential and surely some fantastic views of Madeira in sunset. Having the opportunity to pass by on daily basis, we really wanted to come - try - see what's the hype about... The food...More

Thank Teri Michaela H
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Ee got lapas as an entry. They were amazing. Also the espada with banana was very good. Amazing balcony. We had an outdoor seating so could see the sunset over camara de lobos. So nice. The service was also good

Thank 518marianag
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant while exploring the area and what a discovery!!! We ordered a seafood kebab and the grilled prawns x The food was lovely and fresh flavoursome and the garlic frites and salad fresh and lovely. The view was amazing altogether an...More

Thank Shonawalsh
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We decided to go here, having read some reviews. However we were so disappointed. From the moment we walked in we were rushed to our table- no hello, no smile, no welcome. Whilst our order was taken relatively quickly, everything took so long to come...More

Thank Experience744145
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Madeira island does not have many beaches, so this is one of the best places to enjoy the ocean in a comfortable and safe space. There are natural pools connected with stairs and little bridges. Entrance fee is 2e. I totally liked it.

Thank ketop2018
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Warringtonian
May 19, 2016|
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Response from blackrose1583 | Reviewed this property |
Quite steep but easier via the ramp - 1 minute down and 3 back up!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 057
Description
Beach bar with good ambient music and a fantastic sunset. Fresh cocktails, sandwiches in traditional bread always with fresh and healthy products. Friendliness and good ambiance.
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