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Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 842 871
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Perth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch. Really lovely staff and food. We both had the special steak sandwich. Would throughly recommend.

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Thank Rebecca W
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming restaurant, the food is one of the best and the service is great. In Madeira, this is by far the best, with amazing staff it adds up to being the best restaurant. The prices are very fair

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Thank José F
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Madeira to eat! service is great the customer service is fantastic and not to mention they accommodate customers needs. Prices are very fairly and after trying the restaurants on the same road Frente Mar was the best. There English is good so easy to communicate. The atmosphere is very friendly very welcoming. It's a... More 

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Thank Tania F
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service. amazing staff. Delicious 😋 meal . really enjoyed it and I Recommend. I will surely visit a next time

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Thank Claudio P
Winnipeg, Canada
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855 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was most certainly not up to the standard of our previous dinner, but was basically OK ... the service was fine, the food acceptable and it ranks absolutely as an average Portuguese restaurant. No more, no less.

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Thank MaxGlobetrotter
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located just by the sea with a great view. They serve many typical dishes such as espetada regional, espada grelhada, bife de atum, lapas, etc... there's so much choice!!! Whether you're looking for a small afternoon snack or a nice lunch/dinner you can be sure to find a dish for all tastes and occasions. I've been there... More 

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Thank Marcia G
São Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Excelent price/quality fresh food. Great location close to the see. Honestly couldn't ask for any better. Thanks a lot Victor for your hospitality!

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Thank AntonioGoncalves94
Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The restaurant is located right on the seaside. The service is good and the food is very good too. There are many local dishes on the menu and great wine and beers to choose from.

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Thank Eduardo C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The place is right by the ocean with amazing view. We both had seafood and liked it a lot! Also the prices was a pleasant surprise for such a place :)

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Thank Svetlana M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely service great meals and very cheap good service and the waitress great and friendly person 100% recomended

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Thank Nelson P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Regional 101, Sao Vicente, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Sao Vicente
  • Phone Number: +351 291 842 871

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?