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O Portao

Rua Portao de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
+351 291 221 125
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit stew” (23 reviews)
“zabaglione” (19 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (37 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Portao de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try real Portuguese style food and chose this place from reviews we read on TripAdvisor and are very glad we went!! The service from the waiters was phenomenal, so friendly, it was a nice treat as we had some pretty bad attitudes...More

Thank DebnDavebikenrun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was the only place that I could find fresh sardines during a walk in the old town. They were very good and the staff were very friendly.

Thank H345DDpaulg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the squid Portuguese style last night and it was delicious. The small squids were cooked perfectly and were wonderfully soft, served in a delicious tomato based sauce. It was so good that I returned at lunch time today for the tasty local sardines....More

Thank CheeseEatersUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was by far the best meal I had in Madeira, the steak Diane was amaaaazing! and iIwould go so far as to say the best steak Diane Ive ever eaten.

Thank rachel t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice last dinner on the island ... however, not the best we had... but good nevertheless. Being bored with fish we went for cabbage soup, rabbit and medallion trio which were good and different. The trio came surprisingly in a sauce rather than skewer...More

Thank Mihai C
camara1967, Proprietário at O Portao, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you very much for your contibution ,however sometimes when the clients come back to my restaurante we offer a small aperitif on the house ,and if you come back next time we will give you one . all the best and thank you very...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to this restaurant many times and it is still as good as ever.The service here is the best in Funchal in my opinion.The two guys who are front of house are brilliant - every time my wife and i go there they remember...More

Thank clubman2017
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We have been coming to Madeira for over 10 years now. It's good to try new places, but there are always a couple of outstanding restaurant's which you know you'll visit at least two or three times in a 2 week holiday. We always head...More

Thank Mike0467
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Had the rabbit here , slightly tough but the sauce that came with it was fantastic, wife had the Pepper Steak .. nice but we had better else where. When we return later this year we will return.

Thank firtreepete74
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

A quiet lunch. The grilled limpets were possibly an experiment too far. The prawns were superb. The octopus and squid main dishes were faultless. The squid fresh and tender and the piquant sauce of the octopus was a real treat. Well worth a visit particularly...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Remarkable lunch €8.50 including great wine. Four large sardines, 5-star salad presented like a top restaurant. We'll be back for the rabbit.

Thank WhightKnight
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Do you accept credit cards?
26 March 2017|
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Response from camara1967 | Property representative |
except american express
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how far is it from hotel quinta bela sao tiago
26 October 2015|
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Response from bertoli1967 | Property representative |
the restaurante is near the chapel santiago is easy to find it from 5 minutes from the hotel ( call +351291221125)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Portao de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 221 125
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