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Restaurante Serra e Mar

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Rua Baixo de Igreja, Santana, Madeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here by accident, but left delighted. Portions were really big, food was delicious we were truly satisfied. Prices reasonable. Owner was very friendly, he even gave us two pieces of anona :) It was a nice experience with all the friendly people in Santana.

Thank Hanka N
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was fine, very familiar feeling. I can offer everybody who like the lazy feeling. Let's try it!

Thank Borka B
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Basic Traditionally Portuguese No fuss Cheap Perfect Just don't go there if you are began/vegetarian You also we ll need to speak a bit of Portuguese as the owners don't really speak English

Thank LynAdvisor
United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with fiancée and extended family members. There was no seating outside so we sat inside. Place is clean and its outdated decor is part of its charm and appeal. This is exactly what we were looking for! :) The old, graceful couple that run this place are lovely! They speak limited English, but the menu has German, English... More 

Thank Jordan M
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We werent sure whether we were going to stay here for a lunch. We decided to stay and the only thing we regret is that we didn't order and eat more.... Everything what we ate was very tasty and home made. Owners are very friendly. Local people come over and discuss. Everything helps you to feel local atmosphere :) We... More 

Thank Marcin B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

Stopped for lunch, around 2pm, having driven into Santana looking for somewhere for lunch and a cash machine. We sat outside on a narrow terrace (lots of seating inside) and had the specials of the day; fresh tuna for me, ribs for him. Total cost for 2 including a couple of beers, sparkling water was around 28 Euros. Service was... More 

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North West England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We only stopped off for a coffee as we weren't hungry but locals were eating there and it looked good. We noticed the 'specials board' with three local dishes with prices ranging from €6.50 to €8.50. After we'd ordered our coffee, an elderly lady asked us again if we'd like to eat, when we said not she appeared quite put... More 

Thank WirralTiger
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great place to eat dinner or lunch during your stay in Madeira. We eat there the best meal during our stay!

Thank Damian L
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Serra e Mar is a nice little simple restaurant in Santana. Mostly visited by locals (which is always a good thing). We went based on the good reviews and weren't disappointed. We ordered the daily specials and got huge plates with well prepared tuna/ribs. We paid a little over 20 euros for 2 persons with drinks. It's not a fancy... More 

Thank Harriette v
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We opted for this restaurant as we found several locals eating there. We went for a swordfish with banana sauce and a chicken dish, with bollo do caco for starter. The latter proved to be the best bit. Unfortunately both main courses were simply bland, no distinctive spicing, nothing special in terms of flavour. The portions were huge though so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Baixo de Igreja, Santana, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Santana
  • Phone Number: 291573895

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