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MareAlta Peixe & Mariscos

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Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
+351 291 607 126
11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at the Dom Pedro Baia club which is not far from here, the food was lovely. Most of the staff were nice a few could be friendlier, but overall the service was great. It was my boyfriend and they even gave him free dessert which as lovely. Would recommend

Thank Chelsea S
Stirling, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a glass box on the promenade but the fish is well done and very fresh - one of the places you can choose your fish from a selection. Staff could be more forthcoming.

Thank Helen C
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Been here many times. We often walk from Santa Cruz ( weather permitting ).We have a coffee and a drink,G & Ts are very good'. If it is a snack you need I recommend Fish Soup And bread or an Espada and Salad Sandwich,The best in Machico.This restaurant has superb views of the ocean and Ilhas Desertas, lovely location. There... More 

Thank arover452
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Just along from our hotel,the food was first class,fish baked with bananas was excellent as was the garlic bread and the freshly baked bread.We had quite a few meals here and were never disappointed,The staff are very nice.

Thank SallyBGlasgow
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Maybe one of my favourites restaurants in Madeira! Exceptional fish & sea food, under a honest price. If you did not have a reservation (table) avoid to go at the rush hours, maybe you need to wait a long time.

Thank Danilo F
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a special lunch at the beach, what a lunch! Great selection of fresh seafood, especially the fish. My wife's portion of sea bass was for two and I had a large plate of grilled mackerel... Top marks.., and the very nice waitresses speak English too

Thank MMLux2014
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We went here for a late lunch yesterday. I could have guessed the meal wouldn't be good before I even ordered. It was very hot inside the restaurant and our table for 4 was directly under a ceiling fan. I politely asked the waitress if she could please put the fan on. She looked at me and her face just... More 

Thank Hollygreen
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I've been here several times before but this is the first time I've reviewed it. Decided to go back there for lunch last week and had a really good meal. We ordered the rice with seafood. Out came a huge lidded pan with enough to feed 4 people (there were two of us!) and it was really delicious. Rice with... More 

1 Thank rjm4jmag
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stopped here on our 1st night. Booked a table for 6.30, not really required but you never know. Baked fish for husband and I had fresh Tuna. Both dishes were amazing. There was a 30 minute wait for the baked fish but with the stunning views and location it wasn't a problem. Our following 5 visits included more baked fish,mackerel,... More 

1 Thank Ali_J_lucas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The place is absolutely at coast, so you can enjoy the sea view and planes taking off. The seafood was very delicious. We had seafood rice. Note: in the menu it was mentioned that dish is for two people, but not mentioned that the price is for 1 (we didn't know that, and were surprised when the bill came). Other... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo da Praca | Largo Da Praca Machico, Machico, Madeira 9200-100, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Machico
  • Phone Number: +351 291 607 126

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?