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O Goncalves

Rua Ribeirinho | Au bout de la rue vers la plage, Machico, Madeira 9200-102, Portugal
+351 291 966 606
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scabbard fish” (4 reviews)
“fresh fish” (3 reviews)
“madeira wine” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Ribeirinho | Au bout de la rue vers la plage, Machico, Madeira 9200-102, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food and service. Gonçalves, the Owner, is a very good professional. His has got an experience of almost 50 yeras in this business.

Thank FACaldeira
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG I all ways go by this restaurant and today was the first the I want in to get something to eat and omg it was amazing food with lots of flavour never have I had food like this before and I could not eat...More

Thank Jose Marcio G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice meal. The fish soup was really good with the typical bread of madeira, Bolo do Caco and for the main dish the marvelous steak with mushrooms sauce! It was divinal! Accompanied with french fries and salad, it was served really big quantities....More

Thank Bruno A
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

The food was so good I went here twice. The portions are good and the sides are a little more interesting than some of the other places in Machico. The owner and staff are really friendly and willing to please, and the apple tart is...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

One of the rare places that can make you feel like home! I just went for a coffee and work on my laptop. The owner approached me and he even gave me for free to taste their traditional dish with fish! On the last day...More

Thank Maria D
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I had the typical 'espetada' (meat on a stick) which was absolutely great! Butter soft meat, great portion. My gf had the scabbardfish which was also delicious.

Thank jandrik
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Passing by this restaurant on our way to the village centre, we promised ourselves we would visit before we left. In fact what we should have done is try this first, but then we probably wouldn't have gone anywhere else.....Our host, Goncalves was attentive and...More

1  Thank pollyposhpup
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant on Madeira. We were here few times and always food was great. I really recommend this restaurant. The service was the best in the island., 5 star restaurant :)

Thank brzydal2012
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The owner was very funny and special. We got great information about the lovely wine (vino verde) The food was nice. My fiancé loved it, I thought it was good but personally I'd liked sauce with the fish. However that is not tradition in Madeira...More

1  Thank Maria N
Reviewed August 22, 2017

We have just come back from a week away in Machico and the only restaurant that had our repeat business is this one. One waiter particularly stood out for his excellent attitude and ability to please his customers. Andrei always went one step beyond just...More

3  Thank LewisJayTaylor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ribeirinho | Au bout de la rue vers la plage, Machico, Madeira 9200-102, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 966 606
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