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Estreito de camara de lobos | Estrada Joao Goncalves 596, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9325, Portugal
+351 291 945 601
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Province of Florence, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had an excellent meal of espedata beef, chicken and a massive lamb chop!! Also the best poncha we have had in Madeira. All served with the traditional chips and mixed salad with a good wine selection also. If you want to experience the very best of Madeiran espedata cooking then this place is a must!!

Thank lolmo2015
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing food, great service, very small restaurant but cozy. Make sure you book in advance if you go on a week end. Very cheap.

Thank Laby722
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will find a good tradicional meal. The espetada is a meal with regional meat on the fire. You will apreciate this with a salade and wine with laranjada and a bolo do caco on the fire. There is nothing like that.

Thank Nuno A
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place to go for the traditional "espetada Madeirense", tender, tasty and what else can I say? Delicious!!! Make sure you also try the fried corn.

Thank Rodolfo C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Simple, classic, wonderful food and enviroment! Would recomend to anyone staying or passing. Excellent service as well.

Thank Linnea W
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Another place I'd highly recommend for an espetada. Very good price and a place where you will eat with the locals.

Thank Scott R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The restaurant provides a free shuttle bus to collect dinners staying nearby. It's a good service as one would not want to walk on these roads at night, far too dangerous. The restaurant has great views and serves the usual Madeiran staples. However the service was a bit chaotic. The food is good though and the Portuguese wines are very... More 

Thank Mark P
London, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Delicious espatada! Delicious bolo de caco. Best meal I had on the island. Wonderful service. I will be back! And the price was so low.

Thank Michelle71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We just enjoyed the best Espada and Sangria on Madeira at Viola!!! You have to try it!! Thank you for the delicious meals

Thank schlothauer
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful traditional place to eat. Simple menu cooked by a lovely check. I had grilled half chicken and salad. The chicken tasted fresh and soft, very moist and full of flavour. I would highly recommend this little restaurant. Mostly locals, but tricky to find as it's up in the mountains- we had a car with sat nav.

Thank Lena D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estreito de camara de lobos | Estrada Joao Goncalves 596, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9325, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Camara De Lobos
  • Phone Number: +351 291 945 601
Near Funchal city

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?