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Muralha's Bar

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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed May 15, 2022 via mobile

A very simple typical Portuguese restaurant, the server very nice and good worker. We order Lapas, "black"octopus and a "bolo do caco" swordfish. The Lapas were so good that we order a second time. A must go place to go eat.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 3, 2022

at harbour cancial if you do a excursion to the end of madeira with its amazing landscape. by the way, the weather can be amazing too, we had in 1/2h all waters possible. so we came back to this restaurant we found some years ago....same enjoyable time and nice inexpensive food. so far as like at our first visit. now with big choice of wine, much more as many restaurants in Funchal(for that an extra point)! Inch top labels. i recommend a vino verde like murals de moncao, the bottle for 11€(!) a nice fresh crisp white wine and typical for Portugal fits perfect with the fried fish dishes. so see you next time with pleasureMore

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 12, 2022 via mobile

Perfect. Great service, great recommendation on food from The staff. The price is more than reasonable and The food was The best we had during our visit. Try The tuna with fried corn porridge, grilled musells. Outstanding.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed November 19, 2021

Despite some negative reviews here I must say that I have been in this place for two times, and I was never disappointed. My standards are not too high, but I was positively impressed, both by the food and by the staff. I shared almost...all of the plates on the menu with my friend, and I wouldn't know what to recommend: you should try everything!More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 13, 2021 via mobile

Service was good. The quality of food was bad, but we might have taken the bad parts of the menu. Tuna was dry and bad, cod was cold, tasteless, and fried in bad oil. French fries were similar to frozen fries. I am unsure why...other reviews are good, so maybe restaurant had a bad day, and mussels taken by others looked good.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 11, 2021

A great lunch spot in the South East of the island. Good, friendly, affordable and I'm told by locals, very reliable. Very quick service. Chips come with most dishes which was a bit much... I think we should have asked for chips on one of...our sharing dishes to be replaced by salad. Portions generous so fine to share a couple of plates between two.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2021 via mobile

Service really bad. We waited more than 1,5 hours for the food. The picadinho polvo preto, lapas nas mexilhões was really nice. The pregos and picadinho de lulas was not good at all!!! I would not recommend this restaurant. In the area there are much...better restaurants!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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João Correia, Proprietário at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2021

Hello Paula, We´ll answer to your comments but almost for sure that this is not a real review. Nonetheless here goes: It´s impossible for someone wait 1.5h for the food even being the busiest day of the year. On the busiest day people can wait...More

Reviewed July 26, 2021 via mobile

After a visit to the whale museum, we were looking for a place to have a lunch, and Muralhas was well ranked by another search engine, so we gave it a try. Grilled mussels were really tasty, but the grilled octopus was simply superb, so...tender and full of flavor! Well worth a trip!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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João Correia, Proprietário at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2021

Thank You Marius, hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 11, 2021

Great food, and great staff! What else could we ask for? The mexilhões and camarão à muralhas are simply the best! The staff is so so great that they could notice we wanted to change to a different table without us asking to! It's a...must visit!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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João Correia, Proprietário at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2021

Thank You Pedro, hope to see you again.

Reviewed June 11, 2021 via mobile

We went to madeira, and Muralhas was advised by a local. We went there 2 times and both were amazing! The food is tasty and the staff so friendly! Best “mexilhões” i ever tasted!

Date of visit: May 2021
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João Correia, Proprietário at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2021

Thank You Escape. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed April 6, 2021

Four of us went during the pandemic. The place for really fresh and tasty Lapas but everything else we ordered was mediocre. French fries were cooked from frozen, food was just ok. Not bad but not great either. Good service and yes it was cheap....The home made Passion Fruit dessert (only two left) was very good.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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João Correia, Proprietário at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2021

Thank You Purobi. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed December 12, 2020 via mobile

Muscles, snails, octopus, you name it. Everything is fresh and tastes like fresh. The location itself is very simple and you don’t have a view to the sea, although the sea is just 20 m away. But the food is just amazing and the price...value ratio is just excellent.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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João Correia, Owner at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2021

Thank You, hope to see you again

Reviewed November 5, 2020 via mobile

Delicious seafood on a budget This restaurant doesn’t look like much, but we had the best seafood - would highly recommend for a lunch visit. The limpits were our favourite!

Date of visit: November 2020
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João Correia, Owner at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2021

Thank You Bex. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed October 1, 2020

We tried variety of seafood on our 2 visits in this place and everything was really great, especially espada. Also, the portions were really big. What's even more fantastic: this place has the best value for money ratio in Madeira in our opinion. If we...stayed little bit closer to Canical we'd eat there almost every Day!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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João Correia, Owner at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2021

Thank You Rafal. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

Great seafood place. The food is simple yet excellent. Service is friendly yet professional. It’s reasonably priced too!

Date of visit: September 2020
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João Correia, Owner at Muralha's Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2021
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Muralha's Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4