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“Charming, friendly bistro”

Taberna de Sao Vicente
Ranked #3 of 24 Restaurants in Sao Vicente
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $26
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: A simple, friendly and cosy restaurant with a rustic feel, where the food is prepared with love and passion. Honest and simple dishes with our "touch".As we use to say: "it's our own dinning-room were customers are friends".On Sundays we close at 20:00. Monday is the "day off". Thank you. PLEASE NOTE: we don't accept reservations via internet.
sheffield
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“Charming, friendly bistro”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2012

The welcome we received was delightful and the food excellent. The couple who run this small restaurant make you feel very special and work hard to make sure your eating experience is good. The best place we ate in the whole of Madeira.

Visited October 2012
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“Best poncha, best service, best food!! :))”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

Fantastic service, atmosphere, food and poncha! The price is good, and the owners are lovely. The nature around is a fantastic frame for the restaurant, and when you service there, you get a cosy feeling :) You feel home!

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taberna_s_vicente, Owner at Taberna de Sao Vicente, responded to this review, September 16, 2012
Thanks to your kind review, we are now on the Top Ten Restaurants in Madeira Islands,out of 389 listed .


Many Thanks and we are looking fowards to see you again.
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Central Portugal, Portugal
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“Food, service, price... AAA”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2012

Very good food, fresh ingredients. Very gool "sword fish fillet with fried banana", pork steak, octopuss, and all the side dishes also beautifully cooked (seasoned chips included). The service was warmfull and very helpfull. My thank's to past reviewers who encouraged me to try this place, as i found this restaurant a splendid food experience at a reasonable/cheap price. The place is a tavern (the name "taberna" means tavern in portuguese), but at lunch it is a normal restaurant with normal ambience. Very recommended.

  • Visited June 2012
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taberna_s_vicente, Owner at Taberna de Sao Vicente, responded to this review, September 16, 2012
Thanks to your kind review, we are now on the Top Ten Restaurants in Madeira Islands,out of 389 listed .


Many Thanks and we are looking fowards to see you again.
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2012

We ate here frequently during our holiday. Every meal was excellent, expecially the fish stew. Would recommend this restaurant, it represents good value for money and the staff are very helpful and friendly

  • Visited May 2012
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Wrexham, UK
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“A warm welcome, splendid food at a very reasonable price.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2012

Food arrived promptly, and was of very good quality. Location is reasonable, just a short walk from the seafront, with off-street parking opposite. The owners were very friendly, and spoke excellent English. The wife lived in London for some years, and we enjoyed chatting with her.
We ate in quite a few places on Madeira, and would rank this among the best. The food must be good, otherwise we wouldn't find so many locals going there!
A good chef doesn’t just copy others, he creates his own dishes, and the unique dishes here prove they are good chefs. We particularly recommend Prawns Taberna Style.

  • Visited March 2012
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taberna_s_vicente, Owner at Taberna de Sao Vicente, responded to this review, September 16, 2012
Thanks to your kind review, we are now on the Top Ten Restaurants in Madeira Islands,out of 389 listed .


Many Thanks and we are looking fowards to see you again.
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