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Great selection of restaurants

Seek out this street for a great selection of restaurants. The two restaurants we picked were... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
862Helen862
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Dublin, Ireland
Good Fun

A great street to wander along, lots of bars and restaurants and interesting buildings to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pimlie
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London
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“painted doors”(58 reviews)
“local artists”(18 reviews)
“cobbled street”(13 reviews)
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Rua Santa Maria, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was good but the waiting (over half an hour) was way too long, eventhough the resaturant was not crowded.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Seek out this street for a great selection of restaurants. The two restaurants we picked were excellent and the atmosphere eating on the street was great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 862Helen862
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great street to wander along, lots of bars and restaurants and interesting buildings to take photos of. Plenty of selection, mainly Portuguese cuisine but French, Italian, International food too. Make sure you're hungry before you visit, portions are big !

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pimlie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you don't stop at one of the numerous restaurants, this street is well worth a walk. Full of character, with masses of paintings on doors - real old Funchal. Do visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsBoxerDog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant stroll on narrow cobblestone streets, browsing at menus of bars n restaurants but more importantly, the painted doors. Certainly lots of talent about!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful painting along the streets Very artistic and creative way to decorate the whole place Excellent atmosphere

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peggy N
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Was ok Partner had seafood pizza which he enjoyed and I had tuna steak very basic not the best. you can do much better out of the tourist trap area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jo C
Reviewed December 6, 2018

In this old part of Funchal you can combine history of development and a grande amount of restaurant, some of them touristic and some of great origin where the locals eat.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan W
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Santa Maria Street is a narrow street lined with lovely restaurants but what makes it more interesting is the street art painted on the doors and walls.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely street to walk down that’s why it’s five stars but wow it’s relentless from mid morning and at lunch and dinner getting asked all the time if you want to eat or just have coffee. It’s a beautiful street to look at the artwork...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShazzaKannazza
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