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Vila Baleia

Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
+351 291 853 147
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“bolo” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in here for lunch while visiting Porto Moniz. We had a reasonable meal at a good price. We had a long wait for our food as we coincided with a tour group. The fish was slightly overcooked or not quite fresh - OK...More

Thank Margaret1917
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

From the outside rather inconspicuous, inside like the other Restaurants. The service was very friendly. We ask for a Campari with O-juice. After dinner they told us that it was her first one she had mixed, but we can confirm it was a really really...More

Thank Angehender_Onkel
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Let me start with this totally unrelated fact. we went here on a day that ronaldo was playing an international match. we had dinner that day and our waiter was obviously a fan of ronaldo. when serving another tables food Ronaldo scored a goal and...More

Thank Tobi S
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

In short: don't go here. Despite the good review that caused us to go here, the service was very unfriendly. We had fish and a steak. The steak reminded me of the sole of my shoe. My girlfriend spent the night with terrible pain in...More

Thank Henk V
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We passed by during the afternoon and enjoyed a beer and some Bolo do Coca! We looked at the menue and thought it would be a good choice for the evening! And we were right! The service was friendly and always with a smile from...More

Thank Mäni S
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

It is our second stay at Madeira. During the last visit we had a very good dinner at Vila Baleia so this time we decided to go there on the first day. Food and service once again did not dissapoint us. Vila Baleia looks modest...More

Thank deMonter
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on 5th June. First we checked online and it said that they close at 11pm. As we were far from our hotel in Funchal, we decided to go to this place. (It was 9.45 pm) When we sat down, we saw...More

Thank Xxx8888
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We called here as the father of the owner has a place in Sao Vicente and gave us the card. We were going to Porto Moniz which is a lovely spot on the north coast of Madeira, famous for its natural bathing pools in the...More

Thank Pauline G
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to try somewhere different on our return to Porto Moniz and now wish we hadn't. The house of the whale has colourful seating outside, with large umbrellas. We decided to go inside. It is nicely laid out but the small round seats are...More

2  Thank holidaymanWashington
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We stopped for a quick snack and a drink at lunch time whilst passing through Porto Moniz. It's opposite the lava pools. A cold beer and a Madeiran sandwich hit the spot. We didn't order anything fancy so can't comment on other fayre.

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Porto Moniz
  • Phone Number: +351 291 853 147
Telephone: +351 291853147
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