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Frente al Mar

Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 842 871
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bife” (3 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Modest house which seems a tradicional family restaurant. We recommend this for lunch, cost / quality is very good. We ate tradicional “lapas” which were fresh, frozen shrimp was good as well but you could see they were frozen but the sauce makes it work....More

Thank Francisco S
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We had espatada and grilled espada. It all comes with French fries, rice and salad (boiled carrot and cabbage). It was all freshly prepared and very tasty. The bill was 25 euro for all including glass of wine.

Thank Marcin S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Maybe this is one of these places where you have to ask for it specially, but when you advertise as being vegetarian friendly, I expect vegetarian options on the menu, which there weren't. We went to the place nextdoor instead, which has a vegetarian option,...More

Thank Dewi M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I found this place by TripAdvisor. The location and scenery are great. The price is good as well. The food is quite tasty, even thought some dishes could be done with a bit more attention. The tuna steak was way too dry (I know, it...More

Thank timofr
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We were not pleased actually. We waited far too long for the food and it was very average. The veggie soup was alright (kind of) but than the other food was not. We had some beef madeiran way, but it was cold and very hard...More

Thank Dalibor L
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had tunafish, grilled espada and prawns for starter. Prawns were delicious, tuna was a little dry but grilled espada...I have no words. It was the best on the island. The local itself looks bad - every restaurant around looks way better. Grilled espada cost...More

Thank Filip P
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located just by the sea with a great view. They serve many typical dishes such as espetada regional, espada grelhada, bife de atum, lapas, etc... there's so much choice!!! Whether you're looking for a small afternoon snack or a nice lunch/dinner you...More

1  Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Let's not get carried away here. This restaurant serves decent home cooked meals at reasonable prices. Nothing out of the ordinary. Vegetables are a bit overcooked and we shared the dining room with the local drunks at the bar. Service is friendly and helpful ....More

Thank EduardUtrecht
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Really lovely staff and food. We both had the special steak sandwich. Would throughly recommend.

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming restaurant, the food is one of the best and the service is great. In Madeira, this is by far the best, with amazing staff it adds up to being the best restaurant. The prices are very fair

Thank José F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 871
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