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Snack Bar Balcony

European, Portuguese, Bar, Pub
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Rua 1 | Estrada Monumental, Funchal, Madeira 9000-755, Portugal
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Burnaby, Canada
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289 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is really called "Restaurante Balcony". It is also locate at the intersection of Estrada Monumental and Caminho do Amparo. On our first night in Madeira, we ate at the Restaurante Balcony. It was at the bottom of our steps and thus, made it to hard to miss. It appears to be a family run restaurant, I might be wrong... More 

Thank RadTel
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We have eaten here at least twice on every visit to Madeira for the last seven years and munched our way through the menu with great relish. One one occasion my husband inadvertently handed over an extra 50 euro note (they were new notes, stuck together and fresh out of the ATM). As we were almost out of the door,... More 

Thank janicew439
Chinley, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Real local food, great kebab and good fish. Waiting staff friendly and polite. Worth a visit for lunch or an inexpensive supper. Nothing fancy, but fresh and tasty food.

Thank Jo R
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Title says it all. We were looking for a simple light dinner and this place hit the mark. The salads were really good value and very tasty. Homemade desserts are great. Lovely people with great service.

Thank Pete M
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124 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2015

After a rather tiring walk, we dropped in for lunch, rather hot and not in the best mood. We were a bit cautious about its appearance and we wondered whether we made the right choice. We were quite wrong. The welcome was immediate and friendly and the food was absolutely fine. It’s fairly basic and unpretentious, but has a great... More 

Thank sp33dbird
Horsham, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This is a family run business and the staff are extremely friendly. If apple pie is available you must try it

Thank kerry c
Winchester, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2015

As others have said, a fairly basic set up but a very well run family business delivering good value and tasty meals in a pleasant way. Not so much for a special occasion but provides good way of stretching the holiday budget. Our family have been using it for years and never been disappointed.

1 Thank CaptChaos179
Scotland, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Not the most luxurious or up market establishments to dine at, but boy the simple, well produced menu ticked every box for Taste, Value, Service and location. With a fairly 'tight' menu - to help decision making easier, the food, service and atmosphere here is great, no messing honest well cooked and presented tasty food. Prompt service with a friendly... More 

Thank Splishsplasher
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Good menu selection, delicious freshly cooked meals with personal service. Short walk from the hotel.

Thank Dreamteam09
Burton Joyce, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant several times for a snack after walking along the Piornais levada and have never been disappointed. It is clean and friendly and the owners go out of their way to be helpful. Nice little added extras like a few crisps whilst they cooked our meal were not added to the bill. As others have said... More 

Thank FileyFan

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Restaurant Details

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European, Portuguese, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
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  • Address: Rua 1 | Estrada Monumental, Funchal, Madeira 9000-755, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351-291-772-687

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?