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Rua do Portinho, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (6 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
“sea front” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Rua do Portinho, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
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Reviews (128)
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing for lunch after a swim. Great sea snacks with local beer Coral. The staff is very friendly and the prices are just right.

Thank 235r_mulos
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

No good food, rubbery oily squids and not descent prepared meat... I think eating in Portugal / Madeira is an experience ... those not represents the universe of amazing food you can enjoy in the region... additionally the waiter was really not nice ... the...More

Thank barbaraweisse
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Readers of my reviews will realise that venues used extensively by the locals, as well as tourists, are more our scene where we can relax and take our time through numerous courses! We sat on two occasions taking in the ocean view and sunset at...More

Thank Skittler22
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Probabely the best location in Jardim do Mar if you want to have a nice seaview to go with your food or coffee. Generous portions, good food and good service. The food is slightly better at Joe's, - but ii's defenately worth a visit if...More

Thank Fibie
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

As in the title... The couple of times we've been there we ended up sitting for 15 mins at a table, forgotten, before going in to get the menus ourselves and then still having to call someone over to order. Once they come they are...More

1  Thank Victoria A
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

As there is precious little alternative in this small town - Joe was away on holidays - we decided to visit this place. We were happy to have done so. The place is right at the seafront and is more like a pub than a...More

1  Thank HoekLens
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great spot to catch the waves crashing against the shore and enjoy some local sea food. Indoor space too, for those windy evenings

Thank olyvine
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Food was awful, grilled prawns smelt and tasted distinctly un-fresh, fried squid was beyond rubber and had solidified into something with the texture and taste of old car tyres. Even the fries were bad. Atmosphere of the place was pretty rubbish too. Best part of...More

2  Thank Dave P
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Really a bar with snacks but lovely staff. Very relaxed, view of the sea. Fried cuttlefish and prawns ( butterflied with garlic butter) delicious with a beer. The salad was very fresh. The typical Portuguese sandwich was enormous and good value for money. The homemade...More

Thank judithvb
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I ordered the lapas and sangria while waiting for the sunset. I should say I enjoyed the sangria very much (my first time). The lapas were okay. The nice thing about this restaurant is its location close to the water and the views. Much of...More

Thank KathleenR_28
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Portinho, Jardim do Mar, Calheta, Madeira 9370-411, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Jardim do Mar
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