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O Virgilio

Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
+351 291 842 467
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“prego” (2 reviews)
“tuna steak” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well came back to this lovely restaurant for this holiday. Started off with the local favourite lapas, the quantity and quality was excellent. Ordered 2 prego... basically beef with Square and egg on top, accompanied by Freshly prepared homemade chips and fresh salad. All of...More

Thank ZubhirY71
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Very typical (read old fashion inside). Service super slow. Simple menu. But what we ordered tasted well. And locals go there. And for a good price. Not chique but food was Ok. Worth one visit.

Thank GuilhermeVaz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I visited here with my in-laws, both of whom are born and bred and still live in Madeira. Despite ordering in Portuguese, staff were rude and impatient. Our order of Octopus was well received although not brilliant, two orders of Espada were ok but served...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

There's not much to say except that we waited for over 15 minutes before we asked for someone to serve us. The restaurant only had a few tables. There were two waiters - the waiter completely ignored us and the waitress was less than accommodating-...More

Thank Susan018
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Tuna Steak was great, Coral Lager better and lapas as a starter and main course for several :) If we check value for money was 5*

Thank Luis G
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Ask for the grilled squid! This is the best! Also mixed seafood was excellent as well as other seafood dishes. Simple place but proper food.

Thank Andrus T
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We order picado, a small one, and it was big anyway. That made me happy, some restaurants they say that one smal fits for two and when we gonna see doesn't even fits for a kid. The bad thing was the bolo do caco, it...More

Thank Caty F
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

After a long walk we were starving so headed towards Sao Vicente & were lured here by the espetadas on the specials board. Both food & wine did the job & the meat was tasty & succulent, although it was served with slightly soggy fries....More

Thank msecoloco
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Have to put a good word in for this one. Very good friendly service, with great food and wine in this lovely area. . We will return on our next visit.

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Waiter was friendly enough, but service was very slow even though it wasn't that busy. Unfortunately we hadn't done our research and by the time we found out that the restaurant next door had much better reviews it was a bit late. When the food...More

Thank A168168
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 467
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