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O Virgilio

Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
+351 291 842 467
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“mixed seafood” (2 reviews)
“prego” (2 reviews)
“tuna steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2018

The area is a small strip near the sea with restaurants and gift shop. This is a low key simple family place where locals also eat. The food is full of flavour, fresh and such good value. The devilled shrimps were so good and fish...More

Thank Chinaplate1
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

This was one off my best meals of sea foods! Great service. Asked for a special of mixed seafood and got exactly what I was hoping for. The Pizza was also over my expectation, both crispy and cheesy!

Thank Jose E
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered octopus with onions and beef steak. Not really tasty food, too big portions of side dishes.

Thank Polona Z
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this so called restaurant on the 13th of November mid afternoon. We ordered the cod and fries, repeated the order twice to the waitress, waited nearly 40 minutes and was served the cod with rice and vegetables, spoke to waitress who confirmed fries...More

1  Thank Blackrst681
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had filled strives and peppered steak, both of which are good. The archives came with pairs and vegetables and the steak with chips and salad. Good value for money and friendly staff.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The traditional fish is excellent and the seafood is even better! The beef is not so good though, so if you are into seafood you will love this place!

Thank Eva M
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Well came back to this lovely restaurant for this holiday. Started off with the local favourite lapas, the quantity and quality was excellent. Ordered 2 prego... basically beef with Square and egg on top, accompanied by Freshly prepared homemade chips and fresh salad. All of...More

Thank ZubhirY71
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Very typical (read old fashion inside). Service super slow. Simple menu. But what we ordered tasted well. And locals go there. And for a good price. Not chique but food was Ok. Worth one visit.

Thank GuilhermeVaz
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I visited here with my in-laws, both of whom are born and bred and still live in Madeira. Despite ordering in Portuguese, staff were rude and impatient. Our order of Octopus was well received although not brilliant, two orders of Espada were ok but served...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

There's not much to say except that we waited for over 15 minutes before we asked for someone to serve us. The restaurant only had a few tables. There were two waiters - the waiter completely ignored us and the waitress was less than accommodating-...More

Thank Susan018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 467
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