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Vila Baleia

Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
+351 291 853 147
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“rice” (6 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide recommended this restaurant as excellent for local fish, so we tried it & had the scabbard fish with banana. It was truly delicious! Excellent value too!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JDC2412
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Had the limpets for starters. They were nice, but they were grilled in way too much garlic butter. Could hardly taste the limpets. As main we had the selection of fish, which was quite good, although the trout was a bit to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 698selmam
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The worst meal I had in Madeira The wine looked like it had been in sun all day the steak was dry and over cooked the rice was like rubber The staff was friendly but everything else was terrible avoid this place

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank S577BJluisd
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were in a bit of a hurry and the restaurant didn't seem busy when we went in. However service was slow and so we had a reduced size meal. This was fine, good quality food and well priced. Pity we couldn't experience all that...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DMH99
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Did the typical tourist thing of walk past a few places debating whether to go in, but I’m glad we chose Vila Baleia. Food was great and reasonably priced. We had Bream and Espedata (skewered meat) and they came with plenty of rice, salad, potatoes,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Edward B
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We were served by friendly staff. They invited us to relax and enjoy a great selection of food. Food was great and plentiful so we ate until we could eat no more.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Good food good service - price wise good expected for what ur ordering. Perfect view of the ocean. Mmmmmm bloody good food

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nelsondegouveia
Reviewed 30 April 2018

It was a sunny but chilly spring day in March, when we visited the Vila Baleia restaurant in Porto Moniz. A bit removed from the costal promenade we enjoyed a lunch salad in the sun outside the restaurant. The staff was very kind, and our...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LeifPJ
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

What more do you need? We shared several dishes amongst us. Two Bolo de caco (of course), a tuna salad, and calamari for starters. The portions were a nice size. For the main course, we shared a selection of fish (snapper and bass), shrimps, and...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank dberis
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I am Portuguese but I’m writing this comment in English to reach the maximum amount of people as a warning to not visit this restaurant as you will overpay for your food. It was the worst and most uncomfortable situation that has ever happened to...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Porto Moniz
  • Phone Number: +351 291 853 147
Telephone: +351 291853147
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