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“Great food at a reasonable price!”
Review of Solar da Ajuda

Solar da Ajuda
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Ranked #23 of 653 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Reservations
Description: In Solar da Ajuda you will find the perfect harmony between our delicious food and a luxurious environment. Here everything was thought to please our guests. We are sure that you will feel very comfortable here with us. We pride ourselves to have an experienced and well trained team that will grant you the best of services. Visiting us is to take on the adventure of having new delicious flavours in your month, try our incomparable Steak on Stone or our delicious Mexican Fajitas. If that does not seduce you we have a incredible range of international and Regional Cousine.
Reviewed November 6, 2013 via mobile

This place was recommended to us. To be honest, if that hadn't been the case we might not have crossed the threshold as the restaurant is quite unprepossessing. Anyway, I'm SO glad we did. The staff were charming, the food excellent and the cost very easy on the pocket. We're definitely making a return visit before we return home.

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Reviewed November 6, 2013

We have eaten twice at this place. We live in Funchal. Have enjoyed each time, but stay away from the Fajitas if you like Mexican food. The tastes are not close to Mexican. Unfortunately I ordered the same thing each time hoping the second time that there would be an improvement, but it was the same. My wife got one of the chicken dishes and loved it. The salad bar was great and the service well above normal. Just stay away from the Mexican dishes.

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

I can do very little more than endorse the positive comments of the many people who have already rated this restaurant. Steak on a stone is obviously their piece de resistance and you will go a long way to find a better one, but there is more to this restaurant. There is a good selection of other meat and fish dishes on the menu. I enjoyed a delicious freshly prepared chicken cordon blue so don't be put off if you are not a steak eater. You are sure of a warm welcome at Solar da Ajuda but be sure to book beforehand as the growing reputation of this small restaurant results in a full house most evenings. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed November 3, 2013

A trip to Funchal would not be complete without a visit to Solar da Ajuda for the best steak on a stone on Madeira.

Hidden away on a side street by the Monumental lido this unassuming eatery has a surprise in store, Joe and his staff don't stand still for long, they can't in this busy little restaurant. It's fast, it's noisey but very friendly.

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you go to one restaurant during your stay make sure this is it. Warm friendly service from joe and his team, and the fillet steak on a stone is a must! You might need to book!

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