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Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
+351 291 853 180
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (9 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate lunch with our group of 30 persons. The restaurant has a separate floor to host large groups. We were quickly served with a soup, nothing special. Main dish was espada with potatoes and rice. Personnel was friendly. Immediately upon our arrival a photographer...More

Thank JosVdG
Reviewed 4 July 2017

There is a restaurant on 2 levels and an adjoining cafe. We had a quick snack and coffee in the cafe area, but had to wait a long time for the sandwich to arrive after the drinks. No complaints. Nothing special.

Thank Flantheman2334
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

You can't call that seafood. That's stuff coming out of a can, with no taste or color. The main dish was a little better, but still not good. The meat was hard, the fish not well cooked. The only good thing was the waitress, very...More

1  Thank ivantinocomartin
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Was initially dubious about visiting as there were several coaches outside, however, this restaurant caters for the coach parties on one floor and general diners eat downstairs. We had a lovely table next to the window. Good choice on the menu and the most unusual...More

Thank traceykbkb
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We were part of a coach trip round the west side of Medeira,our lunch stop was at this restaurant ,had a choice of main course some of had the fish was cooked to perfection, otherwise chicken or pork all with chips,rice and salad . Staff...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Our tour guide recommended a couple of different restaurants and this is the one we chose. We are so glad we did!! The food was quite good with huge portions (make sure you're hungry) and the view is spectacular! Cachalote sits at the top of...More

Thank glynisc365
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant does cater for a lot of coach parties and I can see why some reviews are less than complementary. If like us, you are travelling independently, don't let this put you off. The coach parties eat in the upstairs dining room (one city.)...More

2  Thank holidaymanWashington
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Having read some of the less than favourable reviews about this place I find it hard to believe I ate in the same restaurant. My extended family were touring the top end of the island and I spotted this place as the best looking prospect...More

Thank FoodieOswestry
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for lunch today on our day trip to beautiful Porto Moniz. The location was superb. Service is the best and the food tasted wonderful. Would highly recommend.

Thank Bhavani B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We arrived just after the organised excursions were leaving, so the restaurant was quite quiet. Fabulous views of the sea and the food was outstanding. The only complaint that we had was that there was too much food and it was such a shame not...More

Thank Janice D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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: +351 291 853 180
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