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MareAlta Peixe & Mariscos

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Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
+351 291 607 126
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great, wait wasn't,,,, we waited for over an hour for our food to come, when the food arrived it was very good, prices are very reasonable, we fed a family of 6 for 120 euros

Thank Richard C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this as its right on the seafront. The fish is amazing. Service is quite slow but the standard of food more than makes up for it. Prices are good too. A nice night out

Thank Steve W
Funchal, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Very well located on the beach in Machico. Great variety of fish and shellfish. Tried 2 diferent kinds of fish and "lapas" as an entry. Reasonable prices and good service. Highly recomend a visit.

Thank cdn07
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

I stayed in Machico for ten days. I was diving every day so in the evening all I wanted was just a nice meal and chill. This place ticked every box. The location is great and the view is fantastic. The choice of fresh fish is second to none. Tried different restaurants in Machico as I don’t normally go to... More 

Thank dlucky1
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We stopped for a drink on our way to the airport. Service was slow and the waitress disinterested. However the toilets were clean.

Thank Margaret E
St. Helier, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Top of the range fish restaurant able to treat fish as it deserves. Paulo knows the score and makes sure you get the best fish, catered the best way. They have a fish stall and get the best specimens on board. Try and will not regret. Top place in Machico for fresh fish and more

Thank Jose_De_Nobrega
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely cafe/restaurant overlooking beach. Only stopped for drinks and was served quickly and efficiently. Then it went wrong thought we would have some ice cream walking back to car. We had to get a flight. After waiting over ten minutes and seeing waitress having a chat we have up.

1 Thank PHE22
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I spent seven days in Machico and every evening I enjoyed their lovely fish dishes. Best fish cuisine I had in my life. Personnel is available and very gentle. Prices are really reasonable. A must try.

Thank Farashi
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

I took my mother here on her birthday trip. The food was good (I had mixed fish grill and my mom a vegetarian dish) but service was very slow and the waiter (maybe owner ?) was not friendly at all! I travel and eat out all the time but when I am in a restaurant that serves good food but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Food; best in Machico!! (In our opinion) Service; slightly slow , but waitress was alone on a busy evening, so all credit to her! Fantastic, just wish we'd eaten here and not the one opposite the sands on Sunday night! Thank you 😀😀😀

Thank ladybird659

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Soups, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 607 126

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