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Restaurante O Tapassol Terrace

Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 225 023
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (10 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here on our walk around Funchal. Glad we did. Delicious cakes, not many to choose from but would certainly recommend.

Thank Geordie112
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is situated in the old town. It is modestly priced as well, though the first impressions of a reasonable elegance and stylish old fashioned waiter service would expect to hit you in the wallet.Not so. On both occasions my wife had the 'fish...More

Thank Wilf E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our first visit to Madeira we ate in O Tapassol on our first evening. It has become our talisman so once again our first meal was on the terrace. Good honest food at a reasonable price, served by very helpful staff. It may be...More

Thank Kaimhill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a long weekend in Funchal, and was recommended this place by some locals in a poncha place. We were a little sceptical. However food was excellent. Had probably the biggest T-Bone steak, and also the espaco (meat on skewer). Both were very well cooked...More

Thank Alex_851
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice terrace with a lovely view, polite staff, good service. We were drawn there by a picture of S. Hawking. Recommended for friends, couples and families.

Thank Dominika W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reasonably priced but really good food. The chef has a very good touch with meat and fish, always cooked just right. You can ask to change things , for example if you would prefer rice to chips or boiled potatoes. Some excellent wines and don't...More

Thank rtcfix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of many in the old town. It is a very busy but interesting area near to the cable car. We have been to this restaurant for dinner in the past and usually sat upstairs. Today we were seated downstairs at the...More

Thank sussexgirl1970
Reviewed 4 November 2017

As there are so many restaurants in Funchal we reviewed Tripadvisor. We walked through the old town during the day to see what there was, spoilt for choice, so went with the O Tappasol, was nit too busy, but it was later 8.30pm, sat upon...More

Thank coupleDerbys
Reviewed 3 November 2017

On our first day not knowing what was what, we came to this restaurant and stopped for a drink. Not just the once but twice. It is decorated nicely, quite light with a homely feel. We were able to sit on the upper balcony area...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for places to eat and decided here. Went upstairs to the Terrace area. The waiters are very polite and attentive. I ordered the steak kebab husband had the beef steak maderia style. The meat was so tender melted in the mouth. Fresh veg and...More

Thank Sarah W
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23 December 2016|
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Response from Muchtyman | Reviewed this property |
They are GF. They usually tailor the dish to suit
3 November 2016|
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Response from Foodforever2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I,m afraid I can't remember either. All of the food was delicious and going by how friendly and helpful the waiters were I think they would be able to accommodate you.
Diana A
3 December 2015|
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Response from toetaperific | Reviewed this property |
It is open from midday every day until about 11pm. We have never booked but it is advisable at weekends and holidays if you are wanting an evening meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 023
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