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Central Restaurant

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Rua Joao Paulo II 10 | town centre, Canico, Madeira 9125-019, Portugal
+351 291 934 344
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Warsaw, Poland
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298 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

tempted by good reviews, we've decided to visit the place - and it is good, indeed; we've choosen mostyl the meat dishes, they were good. The wine was good as well - and the service too.

Thank The_Protagonist
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Third visit to this restaurant in as many years. The food is soooo tasty, the service super friendly and the wines are tremendous value. It is moving from Canico to Funchal in July. If they can maintain these standards it will be a winner!

Thank David O
The Netherlands
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because of the awesome reviews on trip advisor we decided to eat our first dinner on Madeira at Central. We learned they had a shuttle service and we were picked up at our hotel Galosol (the walk from Canico de Baixo to Canico centre is not that far, but really steep and dangerous with all the cars). The driver (who... More 

Thank MmrCaine
1 review
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Loved it! Went here for my milestone birthday meal and it excelled on every count. The food was plentiful, delicious and nicely served. Happy to recommend, you won't be disappointed. Thank you to all the staff, you were great!

Thank Jan O
Boldon, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just back from two weeks at the Quinta Splendida in Canico and this restaurant is only a few minutes walk from the Hotel. We dined here most nights during our stay. Staff were very friendly and the grub was great. If you like plenty of meat on your plate this is for you, carved at the table and the hot... More 

Thank 273John
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Visited last night with friends for the first time and we will definitely be back! The atmosphere was very welcoming, the food delicious and a good selection of wines were available. Very reasonably priced ....much cheaper than the equivalent in Funchal!

1 Thank Olwyn S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience of different types of meat. We've tried delicious beef Espetada - very juicy and lots of garlic. very welcoming and friendly staff.

Thank Evelina M
1 review
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere and delicious meat dishes, both Portuguese and Brazilian. Great attitude towards customers.

Thank Tsvetomir I
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Had two great meals here the first was cut slightly short due a very tired 9 month old and was surprised to a discount on my meal due to not having the opportunity to trial all the meats. Got was well cooked and tasting both times.

Thank Ian P
Bradford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great family restaurant for locals and tourists alike. Specialises in grilled dishes, prepared & cooked on giant skewers and carved/served at the table. Try the mixed version & get Steak, Pork, Chicken, Lamb, Beef & Sausage plus Rice & Beans (or salad & chips). Keep you going for a week. Delicious!

Thank Mark G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Paulo II 10 | town centre, Canico, Madeira 9125-019, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Canico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 934 344

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