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Cachalote

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch on a calm weekend day, and I have to say it was a very pleasant experience. The food was quite good and tasty, and sitting at one of the windows gave me a delicious view into the ocean and coast. Perfect to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tavarep
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Cachalote is a lovely cafe by the natural swimming pools at Porto Moniz. Nice coffees and cakes, pleasant staff and wonderful views

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

It’s a wonderful located restaurante in a beautiful coastal cenary. Sadly, today I got a bad experience. The staff was not so welcoming, but not rude. They looked a bit lost in them tasks and arguing about some problem with fries. The food came to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rmn81
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

After a tricky drive from Funchal we decided to relax a bit and have lunch. A coach load of tourists arrived and where ushered upstairs so pick your time as we had to wait a while before the food arrived. But the view was quite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rodbryans2015
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Food was very mediocre,nothing a college student couldn't prepare at home in 15min. Uninspired dessert choice and espresso that tasted like 1980s gas station confirmed it.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GoPlaces25065030135
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We had a great lunch overlooking the sea. The food was delicious, the wine and beer was tasty and the service was excellent. Don't know the prices as we were eating there as part of a coach tour.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank btframpton
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Prime location and referenced in our guidebook. We were prepared to set our bar low. To our surprise the food was good as was the service. Hubs had the black scabbard w banana accompanied w fries and a side of seafood rice that could have...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jang257
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Went here for lunch as part of our tour. They are well equipped for feeding large parties and the food was actually rather good, plentiful and hot. Usual touristy photos taken with girl in national costume but no hassle to buy. Restaurant is in a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jolomo104
Reviewed 25 September 2018

I only had a plate of chips but they were really good! The non alcoholic black beer worth sampling. Food looked very fresh and cafe very popular

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RelaXfactorMiddx
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We came here for lunch, and sat in the downstairs area. The restaurant is very cool, literally built into the rock (which is visible inside parts of the restaurant), and the views are amazing. I had the lamb, and it was delicious. All the sides...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KrisSteve06
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