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Restaurante O Tapassol Terrace

Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 225 023
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (10 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 447 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Reasonably priced but really good food. The chef has a very good touch with meat and fish, always cooked just right. You can ask to change things , for example if you would prefer rice to chips or boiled potatoes. Some excellent wines and don't...More

Thank rtcfix
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is one of many in the old town. It is a very busy but interesting area near to the cable car. We have been to this restaurant for dinner in the past and usually sat upstairs. Today we were seated downstairs at the...More

Thank sussexgirl1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As there are so many restaurants in Funchal we reviewed Tripadvisor. We walked through the old town during the day to see what there was, spoilt for choice, so went with the O Tappasol, was nit too busy, but it was later 8.30pm, sat upon...More

Thank coupleDerbys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first day not knowing what was what, we came to this restaurant and stopped for a drink. Not just the once but twice. It is decorated nicely, quite light with a homely feel. We were able to sit on the upper balcony area...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for places to eat and decided here. Went upstairs to the Terrace area. The waiters are very polite and attentive. I ordered the steak kebab husband had the beef steak maderia style. The meat was so tender melted in the mouth. Fresh veg and...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We strolled by this place as the restaurant we had planned to eat in was closed. One of the waiters was on the street opposite persuading customers in. We asked him if we could sit on the upstairs terrace if we went in and he...More

Thank SCSLondon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had stopped off for coffee the day before, and as we were in Funchal again we decided to visit for lunch. The espetada was succulent and tender, if you eat beef, I would highly recommend this local speciality. We would visit again based on...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had dinner up on the terrace and enjoyed a very good meal at a reasonable price but with excellent service. Plan to go back again soon.

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a good restaurant, with plenty to choose from. There is no pressure to overspend (we were having a "quiet" evening, so wanted water rather than wine - no problem at all. Care though, they serve crinkle-cut chips.

Thank Fredsea
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Dined here alone a few weeks ago and the staff made me feel very comfortable. Food is traditional with generous portions. Nice terrrace to sit and watch the world go by

Thank Lynnda74
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Questions & Answers
23 December 2016|
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Response from Muchtyman | Reviewed this property |
They are GF. They usually tailor the dish to suit
2 November 2016|
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Response from Foodforever2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I,m afraid I can't remember either. All of the food was delicious and going by how friendly and helpful the waiters were I think they would be able to accommodate you.
Diana A
2 December 2015|
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Response from toetaperific | Reviewed this property |
It is open from midday every day until about 11pm. We have never booked but it is advisable at weekends and holidays if you are wanting an evening meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 023
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