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O Portao

Rua Portao de Sao Tiago, Funchal, Madeira 9060-250, Portugal
+351 291 221 125
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit stew” (22 reviews)
“zabaglione” (19 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (38 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

It's worth reviewing one of our favourite restaurants again, I think, just to stress that it continues to be as good as ever. We eat here several times a year and it's always a pleasure. The atmosphere is friendly - many customers are old hands...More

Thank G_M_NGlasgow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned here this year having had a great meal last year when we were in Madeira. It was every bit as good as we remembered. Alberto is a marvellous host and welcomes all his returning diners with warmth and efficiency. The food was excellent...More

1  Thank Hilary T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is like visiting friends. Have been coming since we discovered it about 15 years ago and it’s the only one we go to more than once while on a Madeira holiday. There are a lot of customers like us. The owners/waiters are so...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a lunchtime visit but nice food. Had a mushroom omelette with salad - tortilla style - really good. Because it’s at the top end of the old town, it was away from the circus that makes up the rest and we had a peaceful...More

Thank ScotLainey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

+ Quiet location, in a cosy street + Great food (try the flamed shrimps!) + Very friendly personnel, great and fast service

Thank Mathijs L
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We stopped here on a lovely sunny day in January as it had customers and it is away from the busy part of the road. My husband and I both had the Dourada, grilled, which came with a lot of fresh vegetables and chopped salad...More

Thank ruthiegee
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We loved this place on our trip to Funchal in 2016 and pleased to say that it is every bit as good 2 years later. The welcome is warm, the service excellent and the food very, very good. It all comes at a very reasonable...More

Thank Lancsal
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Our first visit. Friendly waiters ; tasty although limited quantity food compared with other restaurants we've visited in Funchal.

Thank kernowphil
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Wishing you all a very well deserved rest over the festive season.Looking forward to April for our next visit Our first fall of snow!! Regards Linda & Michael

Thank L8830PLlinda
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The food was fantastic! The location is quiet and atmospheric. Staff was helpfull, very friendly and competent (I'd give them a medal). No soliciting, on contrary to other nearby places. The place to go.

Thank jsiekielewski
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Questions & Answers
16 November 2017|
Response from camara1967 | Property representative |
we will be open untill the 7th december
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14 September 2017|
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Response from CheeseEatersUK | Reviewed this property |
They close on a Monday but are open the other six days of the week. It is as well to book as they get very busy with returning customers.
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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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