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O Lagar

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Estrada Joao Goncalves Zarco n 478 | 9300-167, Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Portugal
11:59 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 11:59 - 23:59
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on november. I recommend the espetada. The personnel is really kind and fast. Place is really really big but clean and nice. I'll come back if I visit Madeira again.

Thank Miquel C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service was excellent. We had Espetata, salad and fries, then a Madeiran passion fruit pudding. All delicious and highly recommend this restaurant when visiting Madeira.

Thank marcdides
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant serves the best esperada I ever had here in the Madeira island It's located on the high area in Cámara de Lobos Very nice restaurant with excellent service, friendly, family oriented. The meat is greatly seasoned and cooked on the grill. The fried polenta is number one. I recommend this restaura without any hesitations.

Thank Benny D
Machico, Portugal
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place well decorated very friendly staff very well looked after a must go place nice Ponchas!

Thank Adriano M
Porto, Portugal
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went to Lagar to eat Madeira espetada with caco bread. It's very taste.I always go back to this place. Is one of the oldest reaturants that seve this dishes. I highly recommend When we are eating a group of traditional Madeira dance went and dance for us. So good!!

Thank Susana M
Coimbra, Portugal
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been one of the oldest and longstanding restaurants that serve typical Madeiran dishes. I highly recommend the "espetada", which is very tasty! It should be accompanied with "milho frito" e "bolo do caco". I always go back to this place!

Thank icandelaria
Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Although we were rather late arriving at this restaurant, we received great service and really good traditional food at reasonable prices. Our waitress was most helpful and courteous, helping us to choose from the varied menu. There was also traditional music and dancing, all in all a great atmosphere.

Thank Porthdafarch
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Not easy to discover, but it pays off. Nice and coisy, good meal areas. Traditional ditches with good quality... Prices are a good compromise taking into account Quality. ( May be considered expensive 😀).

Thank Iluminatus
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped off at the O Lagar for a Poncha and a coffee. Both 10/10. One of the best restaurants in Madeira with great facilities especially if you're visiting with children.

1 Thank Mark H
Prague, Czech Republic
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My espetada was tasty and really very good. My wife took tuna steak and waiter didnt even ask if she want it rare or medium-rare. Eventually it was too dried and not really good. Interesting thing is, that waiter didnt allow me to give him a tip. He was not really able to speak English, so I was quite embarrassed.

Thank Marcin U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$21
Barbecue, Steakhouse, European, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
11:59 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Joao Goncalves Zarco n 478 | 9300-167, Camara De Lobos, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Camara De Lobos
  • Phone Number: 351291941865

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?