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Restaurante Fados

Rua Encosta dos Magos No. 20 | 9125-216 Canico de Baixo, Funchal, Canico, Madeira 9125-216, Portugal
+351 291 935 411
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (2 reviews)
“cassata” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (2 reviews)
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European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Rua Encosta dos Magos No. 20 | 9125-216 Canico de Baixo, Funchal, Canico, Madeira 9125-216, Portugal
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Good surprise for an restaurant that is not well know but have good food to discover and at good price. Well done !

Thank hmfreitas
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this establishment yesterday. Great service and nicely cooked food at an inexpensive price. My wife had the good old English favourite of 'Fish and Chips' whilst I had the pork chops. Both dishes were nicely cooked and well presented. The...More

1  Thank DavidW20112208
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant tucked between the houses in a residential area of Canico. Quite a steep climb to get there but well worth the effort. Gilberto, our waiter for the evening was superb as he helped us to make good choices from the excellent...More

1  Thank Mick_thomas
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Only looks like a small bar at first, you can sit outside but bigger inside and the food is fantastic.. Very friendly service. We had to walk up a steep hill to get there, but it was worth it, went twice.

Thank Ros H
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

After what seemed like climbing Everest we got to Fados. A couple of cold beers soon helped and the blue sea view was brilliant. We ordered a garlic bolo da caco to start which came with a plate of olives, local cheese and tomato. Very...More

Thank charlotte056
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Great little restaurant hidden in a residential area. Well worth searching this one out. Friendly staff... little English spoken but smiles and hand signals made ordering fun. Great food. Fresh vegetables. I had chicken espatada , hubby steak .freshly cooked and excellent food. Been back...More

Thank scrappydee
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant in Canico. Tucked a little out of the way about a 5 minute work but really worth it! Steak on a stone was delicious! Staff were very friendly and prices were similar to most places around. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Ollie J
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We usually passed by to during the lunch time and we choose the day offer wich is home made local style dish; always delicious! The last friday or saturday in every month is a Fado live show; we find pity that it is so rare......More

Thank AnaMariaCristina
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The best home-made dishes we had in Madeira so far (grillem octopus & squid). The owner is a lovely lady who makes you feel really welcome. We are looking to more delicious food and fado music on Saturday.

Thank Magdalena G
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Excellent meal, The Singers and Musicians THE BEST they are Friendly the music is Really the Real Thing The Hostess Susana is a plus , The best place if you want to hear a good Fado Music, The only thing they should be careful about...More

1  Thank Celio L
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How do I book a table?
9 November 2016|
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Response from charlotte056 | Reviewed this property |
Just call from the hotel. Actually it's never packed. Taxis are cheap anyway so catch one there, get them to wait incase you can't get in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Encosta dos Magos No. 20 | 9125-216 Canico de Baixo, Funchal, Canico, Madeira 9125-216, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Canico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 935 411
  • E-mail
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