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Restaurante Caravela

Road ER101 | Calhau - São Vicente 9240-018, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-221, Portugal
+351 291 842 814
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish” (20 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Road ER101 | Calhau - São Vicente 9240-018, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-221, Portugal
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Following TripAdvisor reviews we went to the restaurant, it was early evening and the place was empty , we took a hike and visited two other restaurants in the vicinity but returned an hour later to find the place full with guests and much more...More

Thank amosn2013
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Proper food, pure tastes, fresh ingredients. Ask for fresh fish of the day! Visited the place several times and the food and service were great indeed. Probably one of the best places on this side of the island if not in Madeira.

1  Thank Andrus T
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It is popular with tourists and locals. Food is simple and portions are generous. Staff are friendly too. All in all recommended eating place for a good price in a location where there is not that much choice to eat.

Thank Peterwilliamhumphrey
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We enjoyed a perfect dinner here. We had the lapas (limpets) in delicious garlic butter as a starter and were offered a grilled tuna like fish as a main. We closed with homemade chocolate pie. Food is so beautifully honest and straight forward that it's...More

Thank HoekLens
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We had lunch along with lots of locals! Great limpets as starters and then home style steak with gravy and egg.

Thank Christine U
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying slightly off the beaten track so asked a taxi to take us to a restaurant. The restaurant is situated opposite the sea front. There are about 3 or 4 to choose from. We decided to check out this place referencing trip Advisor....More

Thank Angela C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

During our Christmas break in Madeira we pooped in quite a few times for various meals/snacks. The food on offer is very regional and delicious. The drinks are good and the staff attentive. I'm sure during the summer an outside table would be great as...More

Thank Eduardo C
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

The young but very efficient waiter helped us decide which dish to choose by bringing us a platter of freshly caught fish, explaining what each of them tasted like. He recommended the Atlantic Jack, so we went with that & weren't disappointed. It's a meaty,...More

Thank msecoloco
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I wish I could eat here every week ! we went on the advice of our Airbnb host, and ordered a pitcher of white sangria, lapas and picador, and everything was perfect, filling, delicious, and inexpensive. I wish I could eat those lapas every day...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Lovely homely restaurant by the sea. We had our lunch here a few times to try the fresh limpets served in a skillet cooked in a delicious garlic butter! A lot of locals eat here which is a good sign. They specialise in bbq kebabs...More

Thank r1ff
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road ER101 | Calhau - São Vicente 9240-018, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-221, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 814
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