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Restaurante O Tapassol Terrace

Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 225 023
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rabbit” (9 reviews)
“scabbard fish” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We eat well (swordfish and tuna) in a nice atmosphere except for the unacceptable waiting time to receive the main course. Probably there was something wrong in the kitchen that day.

Thank Gianni V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to get a table upstairs on the balcony for the nicest spot. Food is good and reasonably priced. Service good.

Thank Barbara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Madeira six times since 2010 and have always had at least one evening meal at O Tapassol during our holiday. My favourite main course is filet of pork with prunes and ginger and my partner, a fish lover, will choose the fish...More

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an ideal place to look out onto a mix of the old town and the gardens around the base station of the Cable Car. It was also one of the nearest to the Porto Santa Maria hotel where we were staying. The service...More

Thank BeejayBerkshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is stiff competition for custom in this part of Funchal. We found the staff and ambiance lovely and the food good if not amazing.

Thank Hi2LoobyLoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Funchal and as I was celebrating my Birthday while on holiday I wanted to find a nice Authentic Restaurant for my Birthday meal. After walking through the old town I came across Restaurant o Taoassol and asked if I could view their...More

1  Thank jaynem861
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner here on my last evening .We were given choice of the upstairs terrace or street level, we chose the latter . Food was very good as was the service. I chose the house steak medium rare which was cooked to perfection, wine choice reasonable...More

2  Thank John P
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We remembered this restaurant from our previous visit to Funchal about eight years ago, and we were pleased to find that it's as good as ever. For starters we had the day's special, which was tuna carpaccio — delicate and zingingly fresh. For main course...More

1  Thank nileflyer
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I had been walking the streets of old.town and.was famished. Found this quaint terrace and stopped for lunch. The fish of the day was sea bass. It was perfectly prepared, I would go back again.

Thank Imma B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went for lunch, good atmosphere, good service and good food. Scabbard fish and squid followed by local strawberries were excellent

Thank Vironment
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22 December 2016|
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Response from Muchtyman | Reviewed this property |
They are GF. They usually tailor the dish to suit
2 November 2016|
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Response from Foodforever2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I,m afraid I can't remember either. All of the food was delicious and going by how friendly and helpful the waiters were I think they would be able to accommodate you.
Diana A
2 December 2015|
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Response from toetaperific | Reviewed this property |
It is open from midday every day until about 11pm. We have never booked but it is advisable at weekends and holidays if you are wanting an evening meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 023
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