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Manifattura Di Gelato

Calheta - Marina | Porto de Recreio da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
+351 291 823 645
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (92 reviews)
“gelato” (23 reviews)
“pasta” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calheta - Marina | Porto de Recreio da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a really lovely little restaurant serving excellent Italian food with mouthwatering ice creams. We had different pizzas over several visits which were always freshly cooked and very tasty. The waiting staff were friendly, helpful and fastidious over my nut allergy, which was very...More

Thank HistoryKJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we'd just stop for gelato, but we were so glad we ordered more! The locally flavored Mel de Cana pizza was out if this world! A white pizza with pine nuts, mushrooms, goat cheese and the perfect drizzle of mel de cana. Just...More

Thank DC2florida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read your reviews regarding the ice creams, we tried them and they lived up to our expectations. We went back for a meal one evening, had excellent fish, so much so that we went back again on our last night in Calheta for a...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking like nothing more exciting than an ice cream place this restaurant is pretty amazing. Lasagne as you’d enjoy it in Italy and ice cream made this a pleasant change on a landscape dominated by fish with banana. Worth visiting more than once

Thank RobertAshton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is so much more than it looks from the outside, which is like a slightly old fashioned ice cream parlour. That would not normally tempt me in but luckily I had read some of the reviews on Trip Advisor and decided to give...More

Thank Audcr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here almost every day. Their Mel de cana pizza is the best I've experienced. Also tuna salad has a really good dressing. Lasagna is also really good. Ice cream is better than anywhere else in Calheta. Staff enjoys working here, they are smiling...More

Thank Antti L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the stuff and the icecream is beautiful. When youre sick of portuguese food this spot is amazing. Recommended.

Thank Riia M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A very nice location at the marina. Nice and modern interior. Very quick and personal service. We tried the scampi and they where really good! Ask fir the spicy ones and you get extra garlic! Do not forget the really good italian icecream!

Thank Juan-le-pain
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Good Italian food the pizza was well done and the protions were very large, excellent staff and a great view of the marina what more can one ask

Thank prs54fmpu
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Overlooking the Marina - the restaurant is wonderful. The head waiter is lively, friendly and approachable. Not at all pushy (which can be a problem on the island). The icecream is to die for and has to be tried (in a glass bowl with the...More

Thank bexyjh
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Linda S
18 May 2015|
Response from Ruth E | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure tbh. They are very accommodating, perhaps ring them before you go. They all speak English
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calheta - Marina | Porto de Recreio da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira 9370-133, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
  • Phone Number: +351 291 823 645
  • E-mail
Manifattura Di Gelato is a natural homemade ice cream shop and an authentic italian restaurant: original thin & crispy italian pizza, pasta, salad and a large variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes. Opening Hours: every day from 11 am to 10 pm. The kitchen is open all day from 12.30 pm to 9 pm. Reservation recommended. AT THE MOMENT UNDER CONSTRUCTION, WE ARE OPENING AGAIN AT THE END OF MARCH. LOOKING FORWARD!!
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