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Snack Bar Escadinha

) #260 of 560 Restaurants in Funchal , European,
Rua Boa Viagem 15, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“prego” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Portuguese, Cafe, Mediterranean
Rua Boa Viagem 15, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
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Reviews (25)
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I spent one week here in Funchal and Porto Santo during which I had lunch and dinner in a lot of restaurants, but I can say for sure that I loved this one and the "filetes de peixe espada com banana frita" was the best...More

Thank Joao13
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Just a lovely little unpretentious place that deserves all the accolades! Good value, friendly staff, good wholesome food, and nice outside seating on the main 'passageway' between the old market, and the busy restaurants of the old town. Give it a go!!

Thank MaryBarryJackson
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Came here for lunch on a recommendation from our taxi driver (Marco) and we were not disappointed. Local dishes beautifully cooked, huge portions so recommend order the half ration, you can always have more. Local fish was delicious as were the prawns in garlic and...More

Thank JWMW101
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Little snack bar tucked away Between the market and story Center Plenty of choice of snacks and fast service Well priced and many of the locals use it

Thank Arwel W
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We stopped at this outdoor cafe in the sun to enjoy some lunch. The menu choices were many. We ate the scabbard fish fillet. It included fried banana, potato, rice and salad. It was very tasty and the serving size was generous. Local musicians entertained...More

Thank elizabethcG5263SR
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Do not walk past this great little venue. Food is fantastic and service with a huge smile. The Prego, that's a steak sandwich, but oh so much more to the rest of us, is a meal to die for - enjoy!!

Thank NicFallan
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Don't let the term "snack bar" fool you. This is a full-fledged restaurant with fresh seafood, vegetables, local fare, and cold beers. Located just steps from the fish market, Escadinha is easy to get to, yet not on the exact same street where dozens of...More

Thank mbc421
Reviewed 1 October 2015

My mother and I were on a girlie holiday (my mum is 75) and we both love, home-cooked honest food at sensible prices. That is exactly what you get with a smile and quick, friendly service. I live in rural Andalucia, Spain and this restaurant...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I went to Madeira for 10 days and I ate Breakfast (Espada Sandwich), and lunch (Prego, Espada fillets and chicken Soup)least 4/5 times in total. The place is amazing, great food, great prices and very tasty, I am Madeiran and have introduced friends to this...More

Thank Tuga_Reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2014

For a great lunchtime experience, eat here, the food is not fancy but great ingredients cooked really well at affordable prices, this is no fine dining it's better! There are too many places in funchal presenting very mediocre food, in a very pretentious way and...More

2  Thank Charleswood1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Boa Viagem 15, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
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