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“Great atmosphere”

Cantina El Mexicano
Ranked #402 of 654 Restaurants in Funchal
Price range: $19 - $38
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 9, 2014

We ate here four times during the week we stayed in Funchal. The staff were a great laugh and the food and service very good. Really enjoyed the steaks and the salmon.

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Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

First night meal in Funchal & was a great start to the holiday!

I wanted a steak & due to where we were, I had the Madeira Steak! Very nice & cooked just right with plenty of veg.

My wife had the swordfish skewer which was again very good - the only problem was she couldn't eat all the veg that came with it!

Liked the interior - they have made an effort to give it a Mexican feel.

Staff were friendly too & one ( I'm guessing the owner), was active in dialogue with customers.

Menu is Mexican + other types of food which only adds to the choice.

Reasonable prices & a sea view location.

Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed May 30, 2014

After all the scams we've been through in Madeira it was nice to get service without hidden costs and even a complimentary dish of octopus at the beginning. The menu even had a mention that the dish takes time as the oven needed for espetadas takes half an hour to heat up. The waiter took care of our baby by even taking him off the stroller into the high chair. The meal tasted fine and the price was not bad. Very good quality.

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Reviewed May 19, 2014

I really enjoyed our dinner in this restaurant - the steak on the stone was delicious.I would recommend this restaurant and its only a short walk from Hotel Duas Torres.

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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Had a very enjoyable meal. Service and food were excellent. We enjoyed it so much we decided to return on our last night (Sunday) having checked from their flyer that they were open every evening. We had a twenty minute walk from our accommodation only to discover that the restuarant was closed! Perhaps this was because it was early in the season but this should have been made clear

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