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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The place is absolutely at coast, so you can enjoy the sea view and planes taking off. The seafood was very delicious. We had seafood rice. Note: in the menu it was mentioned that dish is for two people, but not mentioned that the price is for 1 (we didn't know that, and were surprised when the bill came). Other... More 

Thank Svetlana M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family dined here one evening as the town was having their annual festival. The town itself and the area by water is so cute. The restaurant is nice, nothing spectacular, white table clothes, clean. Service was decent, however, I don't know if it was because they were overworked due to the festival or what. Two of the staff who... More 

Thank catzac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great meal with the family, love the octopus they do called (polvo alaguareiro) just love it!.. The view is great near the sea!..

Thank Vanessa6986
Ludlow, Shropshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the sea front - with seating outside just feet from the waves. The fish are always fresh. I've had a mixed grilled fish with multiple types of tuna which was an experience. For vegetarians (and vegans) there is a hot vegetable dish - vegetables cooked in a sauce with rice which my partner always welcomes after too many cheese... More 

Thank Osbaldeston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 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 August 16, 2016 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 94 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

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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, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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