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Central Restaurant

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Rua Joao Paulo II 10 | town centre, Canico, Madeira 9125-019, Portugal
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Wuppertal, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good service and good food. Meat in large quantities - but also good quality, everything seemed really fresh. Enjoyed our visit.

Thank monika_everywhere
Funchal, Portugal
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with the Mrs have heard that was good and now can say that is really good add the mini rodízio was fantastic the Mrs add the frango guia was really Nice and juicy the service I couldnt ask for better sprice was ok for what we add really Nice recomend if you go for dinner have a light lunch

Thank Maxintruder
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with my boyfriend whilst on holiday. Lovely restaurant and easy to find. Loads of choice and good service. My boyfriend is a meat eater and loved the variety on offer, and never ran out of food on his plate with them constantly circulating with the meats. As a pescatarian I also found the choice very good and different... More 

Thank lauren margaret s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meat here is brilliant, I had the mini bbq and the bloke just kept on bringing delicious well cooked meats on a skewer. There was nothing mini about this bbq, the staff just keep bringing meat out until you don't want any anymore. Great value for money, couldn't recommend it enough.

1 Thank Daniel W
Berkshire, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious meal here - 3 of us had the mini-wheel mixed meat skewers and one the mixed fish skewer. All the food was very tasty, but it just kept on coming!! Wine was very well priced. Meal was finished off with grilled pineapple skewer and local bandy. Service prompt, friendly and helpful. Definitely well worth a visit, but... More 

1 Thank A_50s_couple
Oakham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scrumptious food brought to your table on spits. Amazing. We had both fish and barbecue here and both were excellent. A real experience

Thank amcin2sh
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat - excellently priced and more food than you need. Top place to eat in the area and very friendly staff

Thank Clear_Water679
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here 3 times in the first 8 nights. The 2 female waiting on staff are lovely and very helpful. The owner greeted us and chatted making us very welcome. We hadn't booked and they moved tables around to accommodate us. The atmosphere is great as its full but not too noisy. The 4 of us have chosen the chicken... More 

Thank Carol H
Langenthal, Switzerland
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

If you love Brazilian food combined with Portugal, then this is a must. You get picked up from the hotels near by for free. The food is excellent and you get heaps. The seafood was great as well as the traditional meat from the iron sward. The staff is very friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

I used to live in Madeira and this is my favorite restaurant! Now I visit the island every year and this is the first place I want to visit. The staff is there for year or even since it opened and they are so nice an attentive. The meat is spectacular!!! The avocado sauce is a must and just goes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Brazilian, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Paulo II 10 | town centre, Canico, Madeira 9125-019, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Canico
  • Phone Number: 291934344

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