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O Virgilio

Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
+351 291 842 467
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“prego” (2 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“bolo do caco” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Portuguese, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
Calhau de Sao Vicente, Sao Vicente, Madeira 9240-018, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I ate here during lunch time, We (2) did not want to eat too much, so I ordered the "Prego special in bolo do caco" and my girlfriend ate a tuna sandwich, with some fries, also drank 2 beers and 2 cofees and we paid...More

Thank Antonio S
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Service was prompt, food was very good and fresh. My husband particularly enjoyed the fish of the day. Beautiful location.

Thank Deb_Bathgate
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

We have had mixed food quality across the island but this was our stand out meal!! We visited here after seeing the local caves.. It faces out across the sea and the beach.. They did not try and sell the restaurant to you as you...More

Thank Laura0609b
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Had brunch here today and a lovely spot is is being only a few meters from the crashing Atlantic. Nice place with God attentive staff and great coffee. The street is full of cafes so difficult to choose, but would recommend if you are in...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Small and informal restaurant in São Vicente. The seafood is fresh an ofered at a very reasonable price. We ate Lapas and two different dishes of Tuna, all were great and served in large doses. The food is all cooked in the hour, so the...More

Thank XanaIgreja
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch... Ha! No such thing! Only ordered a tuna salad & vegetarian pizza. The fact that it's more than a month after Xmas & the place is still festooned with Santas & tinsel ought to have alerted us to the speed...More

Thank EMC-realist
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This place was horrible!! My wife's food was cold meat which was reheated but still cold. I got some oily squid and shrimp with onions, the shrimp and squid were not fresh and look like store bought in a bag. I got sick on my...More

2  Thank cujo360
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

This place is located at the shabby seafront of Sao Vicente. Food is totally touristic and therefore not worth it, if you look for Madeira food. There are much better places off the beaten tracks!

Thank elmarconi
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We were starving after visiting the grotas (which, by the way, are a must see!!), and the place looked nice. We had the fish soup (deliciuos) and then scabbard fish. It was good, huge portion, couldn't finish. The price was ok as well. Beautiful panorama.

Thank Andreea_C_Hristu
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is located at Calhau, a hamlet by the sea, on the road between São Vicente and Seixal. Although, there are plenty of restaurants in Calhau, Virgilio was recommended to us by a local. Since we were looking for fresh fish, we had the...More

Thank hazinheira
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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