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Doca do Cavacas

Rua Ponta da Cruz | Ponta de Cruz, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
+351 291 762 057
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (70 reviews)
“prawns” (34 reviews)
“fresh fish” (19 reviews)
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Rua Ponta da Cruz | Ponta de Cruz, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful view from inside as it was raining but would be glorious on a nice day! restaurant was quiet and staff were happy, friendly and attentive. Had lunch here and it turned out to be our most expensive meal of the week. The garlic bread...More

Thank bettyian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food good and service, wine very expensive, for 2 glasses of house wine € 13!!!!! Could have bought 3 bottles at least in supermarket!

Thank Joy R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So so disappointed. On a previous trip we ate a snack meal so we were looking forward to an evening meal. Our fish was not cooked propely. The vegetables bland and potatoes looked as though they were left overs from lunch. The " senior "...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We heard about this fish restaurant from our travel guide. Wonderful view to natural sea pools and the sea. Friendly service, very good simple food. We had mixed grilled fish, 45€ for two. Red snapper and papagaiafish, some prawns and mussels, fries, side salad included....More

Thank miisa66
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Four diners had an assortment of dishes from the scabbard and banana to shrimp and mixed skewer - and it was delicious. Came with vegetables and chips, great atmosphere with friendly and humorous service. Location is down a relatively steep path/steps but worth doing for...More

Thank Chris501964
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Fantastic view and here you get a real fishmeal , it was very good, Fishplate with grill fish shrimps and very thing you could think of. Housewine was splendid to the meal. Service interesting and friendly. We will come back. Reasoly prized -

Thank Petter K
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Great place to watch the sunset whilst enjoying some locally caught seafood or fish. Its a busy place but the staff are pretty friendly and the food is good.

Thank PaulB67
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Terrible food, rude and uninterested waiters and waitresses. What a shame, for such a beautiful location.

Thank Gobel H
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed three meals here over our three week visit. The fish is amazing, best bread on the island. The staff are very friendly, and we were made to feel very welcome. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank eileenmartin12017
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Pleasant food and nice views but an issue arose with the Halifax MasterCard. Their machine(card provider Millenium Bcp twice came up with 'card invalid' I rang Halifax who assured me that there was no card problem with me, the difficulty was with the card machine...More

Thank pheaster
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19 May 2016|
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Response from blackrose1583 | Reviewed this property |
Quite steep but easier via the ramp - 1 minute down and 3 back up!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz | Ponta de Cruz, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 057
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