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Rua do Portinho 13 | Jardim do Mar, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I had Espada (white fish) with banana. The flavours were subtle and wonderful with fresh herbs accompanying the fish and pesto over the vegetable side dish. Nice views of the sea. For flavour, this is the place to visit.

Thank Emma O
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great location and the food was ok when it arrived but the service was incredibly slow. Sat for nearly an hour with no drinks or food. There were a lot of people sat looking annoyed - we were not the only ones waiting!

Thank Kylie R
Stockholm, Sweden
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This is place is a short walk from the beach. We enjoyed the sea food and the service was attentive. Worth a visit if you are in Jardim do Mar

Thank swede1102
Uckfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

After 10 years of going to Tarmar as a treat when visiting Madeira as it is a little more expensive and has always been good, we were disappointed this year with very poor service from a young man in shorts and t shirt who wasn't very attentive The food was ok but not as good as it used to be.... More 

Thank rayflower
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77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We had two dinners here. Service was good on one of them, so and so the other. The food was good and well-cooked and a there was decent selection of wines. It is nicely situated with a good view of the sea and also outdoor seating,

Thank Pomarinus
Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This family owned restaurant offers an extensive menu of both Portuguese and American food. The restaurant has a new chef and his presentations and flavourful meals will most definitely lure us back. Thing have gone up a notch since his arrival!

Thank Carolyn C
Devizes, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This restaurant is in a great location and should be wonderful - but it is not. There was no welcome and just one very stressed waiter on duty. There were lots of customers but all seemed to be looking quite frustrated. We fetched our own menus and waited for ages for service. Then there was no chicken; then they had... More 

1 Thank Margaret1917
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

it was one of the Fridays,when jazz concerts take place.Excellent music along with nice dishes fm octopus and calamares.Fried calamares,salad fm octopus and octopus in vinegar we choose.Owner with her staff were very attentive and kind.I t was cozy,friendly,tasty evening with nice people around. Special thanks to the jazz-band and singer.

Thank admirerItaly
Province of Trieste, Italy
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34 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We went there this week in the evening, following the recomandation we've found on a guide. We take the Cooks suggestion and it was very disappointing, Octopus without any special taste, Baccalau the same! The service was also slow and not very helpful.

1 Thank walter19552014
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a bit up the hill from the sea and there is a good view of the sea and the sunset. The staffing was minimal when we were there and service was a bit slow because of this but friendly enough. I had the blackfish, which was delicious. My wife had the tuna, which was overdone. Each came with... More 

Thank Clerkenwellman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Portinho 13 | Jardim do Mar, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Jardim do Mar
  • Phone Number: 291823207

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?