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Taberna de Sao Vicente

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Estrada Regional 104 | Sitio do Calhau, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
+351 291 848 034
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10:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Tue - Fri 10:00 - 22:30
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meat was excellent. The fish was also good. Lovely waitress who cooked too and had lots of chat about life on the island.

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Thank SafariShoes
Wrexham, UK
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241 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On previous visits we really loved the food, and reckoned it the best we ate in Madeira. Sadly it’s changed hands, and the menu is much less imaginative. I think they’ve put up prices as well. We had to sit outside, the interior smelt of wood smoke (which gives me asthma) when we arrived, but the smell had cleared by... More 

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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you want fashionable places, go somewhere else. This a tavern... a "Tasco" in good portuguese. But the food is excelent and good portions, the staff is simple and attentive, the place is quiet, clean and wide. We were here for a light luch and i'm afraid there was nothing light in it. Ask for the steak in Bolo de... More 

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Thank Carlos M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

1. Coffe Bico - veery good. 2. Bolo de Caco totally different than in funchal. More aromatic with real garlic inside and a lot of butter what makes it very wet and juicy. 3. Arroz de Marisco (seafood with rice) served in huge ceramic top - i expected a little bit more but was very ok, very simple dish with... More 

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Thank Alicja L
Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Stopped here on 20 August 2016 for a late lunch with a party of 7 people - had a truly great "prego especial" which is a steak, ham, cheese and egg sandwich in lovely special bread with fries - awesome! It was huge though and I couldn't finish it all! Highly recommended place for a nice lunch

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Thank Martin S
Sintra, Portugal
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166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Been here lately after checking tripadvisor. Most reviews raving this place, my expectations were huge, as I love typical restaurants and local food. I rarely give poor or average reviews, because I search carefully before heading any place. This time I was wrong and regret.... it was one of the worst experience I had during my week in Madeira. Found... More 

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Almada, Portugal
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

It's a friendly place to lunch with a decent and simple menu. We eat picado 500g for 2 people. Maybe will try the sea food and lapas for a next visit.

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Thank João A
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

very nice food, had a sea food rice , with sea food I never had before, very nice, well presented restaurant, space to park, not far from S Vicente

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Thank VitorHR
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We noticed that a lot of the restaurants in Madeira were serving similar dishes. We specifically chose the Taberna because we wanted to try some authentic Portuguese food from Madeira and we weren't disappointed. We both loved what we ordered and the staff were genuine and attentive. Highly recommend!

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Thank Edgars D
Vicenza, Italy
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Food was perfect and the lady that works there is very sweet and gentle. By the ocean there are many restaurants but we loved this charming place and returned also the second and last night we spent in Sao Vincente

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Cuisine
Portuguese, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:30
Thursday
10:00 - 22:30
Friday
10:00 - 22:30
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Regional 104 | Sitio do Calhau, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 848 034
Description
A simple, friendly and cosy restaurant with a rustic feel, where the food is prepared with love and passion. Honest and simple dishes with our "touch".As we use to say: "it's our own dinning-room were customers are friends".On Sundays we close at 20:00. Monday is the "day off". Thank you.
PLEASE NOTE: we don't accept reservations via internet.

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