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Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
+351 291 853 180
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“rice” (10 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the 136 from Funchal to Porto Maniz, blowing a hooley and the waves were pounding the rocks. It's November on a rainy and windy day in Porto Maniz; what to do? Went to the Restuarante Cachalote, not many punters. Had a glass of red...More

Thank lostinlmoges
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here because some in our group were so eager to get food. To me, it seemed like they were running in an off-season mode, airconditioning wasn't on (or atleast it wasn't efficient enough. People near the windows were opening them for breath of...More

Thank Heering80
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had lunch here and were pleased with the view from the well appointed and large guest area. Our food was well cooked, pleasantly arranged and nicely served. Beyond that there is little worth mentioning. It does what it says well and without fanfare. I...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I loved it.. The food was absolutely fabulous. Location and View of the Atlantic.. Staff where very nice and Help full. The manager even shared some time with us and bought us Coffee.

Thank J2tts
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Eating here offers splendid views of the sea and the rocks as the water foams around. The food is good and the service was fine on the day we were there. Also, massive portions

Thank mikefogg
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We stopped here for lunch as part of a tour of the West Coast with TUI and it was lovely. I had the espada fish for main and there was plenty of wine flowing (a bottle of red and white per table of 4). The...More

Thank Lisa_LTN
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Food very tasty, portion massive. Only downside was a very long wait for a ordered good, I guess was because of great number of tourist groups

Thank Monika D
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Seemed interested in tour groups only. 4 of us went for lunch but left before ordering having been shown half a table occupied by a family with young children in the middle of the room. The rest of the room including window tables were all...More

Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We ate lunch with our group of 30 persons. The restaurant has a separate floor to host large groups. We were quickly served with a soup, nothing special. Main dish was espada with potatoes and rice. Personnel was friendly. Immediately upon our arrival a photographer...More

Thank JosVdG
Reviewed 4 July 2017

There is a restaurant on 2 levels and an adjoining cafe. We had a quick snack and coffee in the cafe area, but had to wait a long time for the sandwich to arrive after the drinks. No complaints. Nothing special.

Thank Flantheman2334
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Forte de Sao Joao Baptista, Porto Moniz, Madeira 9270-150, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Porto Moniz
  • Phone Number: +351 291 853 180
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