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Restaurante A Chave

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Sitio do Largo da Igreja | Faial, Santana, Madeira 9230-053, Portugal
+351 291 573 262
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate there for a late lunch on May 3rd. We came upon it while driving around Faial and what a treat. We ate outside and all had lamb shank which was outstanding. They also served fresh green peas and a lovely fried cabbage along with the local potatoes. Even though it is a long ways from Funchal it was worth... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was excellent, service, food, prices, very nice place,everything was perfect!!!!!! I can recommend it!!

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Thank Anette C
London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had here pleasant but not too exciting lunch. very well maintained garden with good views but on that day it was too windy to dine outside. Would I come back ? Rather not - I would choose something more memorable

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Thank MonsunowaMegha
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It was a lovely place, nice staff and good, enough food. I would like to go back, its a good place to stay a few hours

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Thank György M
Billericay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We visited Faial on a tour with Daniel Madeira Taxis, revued elsewhere, our driver suggested this quiet restaurant for lunch. We were warmly welcomed and ordered steak skewers and some local red wine. What a delight! A basket of the most delicious garlic bread arrived with a carafe of red wine. We had to force ourselves to stop eating the... More 

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Thank Terry H
Tampere, Finland
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195 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Had lunch here. Espada with almonds and bananas was great, very much recommended. An entertaining detail is the noisy frogs by the fish pond (at the terrace). Funny.

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Thank Kanerva
Hove, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch on recommendation of tour guide when on private taxi tour of island. Sat out on the terrace under sun umbrella and enjoyed the views. Had a fresh tuna salad and tasty garlic bread. Leisurely lunch. Good service and well priced. Plan to eat here again...on my next holiday.....

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Thank Butterfly007652380
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch during an organised trip - Lovely chicken meal with beautiful sauce in peaceful courtyard sipping cold Coral beer. Staff very kind and helpful

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Thank Linda B
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We decided to have main dishes only. Lamb- was soft and juicy ,traditional beef skewer very delicate, tuna served with fried onion very testy and portuguese speciality Espada served with banana was suprisingly good.All together a very good experience, lovely staff, quick service.Worth visiting!

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Thank Katarzyna D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Our taxi driver recommended this place for lunch while on our tour. Sat outside in the sunshine listening to the frogs in the pond. food was very good. I had fish and my husband had lamb.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sitio do Largo da Igreja | Faial, Santana, Madeira 9230-053, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Santana
  • Phone Number: +351 291 573 262

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?