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Cantinho da Serra

Estrada do Pico das Pedras, Santana, Madeira 9230-107, Portugal
+351 291 573 727
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“melon” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Portuguese
€€ - €€€
Estrada do Pico das Pedras, Santana, Madeira 9230-107, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting to the restaurant is already quite an experience, with its steep climb up to open your appetite. The place itself is surprising, a villa with a small dining room barely enough for some 50 people. It was quite crowded when we arrived, but emptied...More

Thank pmartinslux
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Cantinho da Serra is an attractive broader Iberian style menu, rustic restaurant located near the famous Salinas salt mines. It's attractively varied within and has accumulated both Michelin and TA awards for its cuisine. We (four in luncheon party) lost our usual discipline a bit...More

Thank preglad
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We were taken here as part of a tour of the island. The food was brilliant despite how busy the restaurant was, everything was hot and delicious.

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were in the Santana area at lunchtime and used Google Maps to locate a nearby restaurant. At first we thought it was closed but then we realised there is a car park at the back. Inside there were two small tour groups, but one...More

Thank Prufreck
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were a group of hikers looking for somewhere a bit more authentic than our hotel. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere and the food was excellent. All the portions were large, well cooked and delicious. The waitress had a great sense of humour making...More

Thank SandraM218
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Best food we had on Madeira island! Do not miss their excelent stewed meet - chicken or osso buco or the octopus. Also the home made desserts are great!

Thank luciev_11
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you pass by this place you might think is not worth getting inside but honestly the place has surprised us very positively. We were very well treated, food was amazing. Overall really great experience. Highly recommended.

Thank Marcio V
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We found this restaurant by chance, When you arrive in Santana at lunchtime there's usually a lot of tourists in the main restaurant of the town center. Then we decided to google and what a treat! Big portions and they're so delicious. You'll wish they...More

Thank DavidandAndre
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

On the way back from Pico Ruivo I spotted the sign post and suggested that we stopped here to my gf. She discouraged me and we drove off only to stop a few km after, searched Trip Advisor and having seen the options available in...More

Thank Alessandro R
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The staff is the worst and we all know if the serving is bad the experience is ruined. Had a perfect lamb! But the rest is overpriced. Since it is the one near the walk to pico we got trapped on the net.

Thank Miguel V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada do Pico das Pedras, Santana, Madeira 9230-107, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Santana
  • Phone Number: +351 291 573 727
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