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Restaurante a Poita

Estrada Dos Lombos-Madalena Do Mar | Ponta Do Sol, Calheta, Madeira 9360-421, Portugal
+351 291 972 871
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (8 reviews)
“stew” (4 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
Estrada Dos Lombos-Madalena Do Mar | Ponta Do Sol, Calheta, Madeira 9360-421, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A local restaurante with very fresh and delicious fish from the ocean around Madeira, good service - perfect for having a great lunch or dinner at night!

Thank Luzi21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is off the side of the road and you will easily pass it by. But it had amazing octopus. The preparation was different than the usual oil and vinegar with onion preparation that we’ve had at other snack bars. They had at the...More

Thank Mon C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Hidden-gem, A Poita was recommended by our host to try local non-touristic cuisine. Here we tried the seafood rice for two, grilled budiao, and poncha. Very fresh and made-to-order, staff was very friendly and accommodating to non-Portuguese speakers. Recommended for anyone who is looking for...More

Thank lynniz
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It's not often I'm lost for words. We had this local fish restaurant recommended to us by a Funchal resident, as 'the best place on the island to eat fish'. Quite a statement. We went twice and spent 2 very leisurely Monday lunches on consecutive...More

1  Thank Mike0467
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here while staying in Jardim do Mar and were extremely pleased with food, service and casual atmosphere. It was certainly an enjoyable and entertaining evening. Staff and owner are extremely friendly and fun.

Thank CanadianTraveller48
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The food was super tasty, waitress very friendly, when we didn't finish it was no problem to take our stuff as a takaway. The price value ratio was also good. The dishes for 2 people are soo big you can hardly eat it

Thank foxmarian
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This restaurant has tables outside as well as in. Depending on the weather the tables outside are the best place to sit. Great service, lovely polite waitress, Food is typically Portuguese, try the octopus stew - soft, tasty octopus in a tomato and red pepper...More

Thank Norifolk2016
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Gorgeus fish (we tried two different), plastic equipment, hearty waitress, though you may need phrasebook to comunicate. Price moderate but not very cheap.

Thank otellolacarra
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The prawns and fish were both excellent here (as you might expect in Madeira) but make sure you are hungry if you go for the fish stew. They certainly don't scrimp when it comes to the fish - excellent value.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

We knew where we went - having best fish in Madeira - and we got what we wanted - the best fish stew in the island. Don't think about fine rooms or glamour in the atmosphere, no, it is not that style place. Just think...More

Thank PoweredBy K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Dos Lombos-Madalena Do Mar | Ponta Do Sol, Calheta, Madeira 9360-421, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
  • Phone Number: +351 291 972 871
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