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Restaurante Rocha Mar

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ER101, Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
+351 291 823 600
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food tastes fantastic, beautifully cooked. It's quiet, but that's because it's a quiet time. Lovely staff - perfectly attentive.

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Thank Pauline C
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Modest ambience but amazing food. Generous portions. Not many meat preparations but lovely fish dishes. Would highly recommend.

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Thank S C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

It's ok but nothing more. The staff were pleasant but the food, whilst pleasant, was not worth what we paid bearing in mind other places we ate at provided better quality for less money. The soup was a thickened unseasoned puree. The prawns were overcooked although the sauce they came in was tasty. The main courses were mixed. The fish... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

What a gem we found. fantastic food and staff a great verity of fish dishes and fantastic steak on a stone. also they have a good range of drinks. We will be back

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Thank stevieboss
Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Fair location looking out to sea from veranda - very nice to watch the sun go down. The food was pleasant if unremarkable, and the service was efficient if not attentive. If you are looking for a nice meal at a fair price €17 for two including drink, this could suit. It was quieter than the rest of the strip... More 

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Thank Stuart M
Faro, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch because the restaurant looked nice and were not disappointed. The fish dishes madeiran style are excellent and sitting outside was quite nice this time of year. The fish was perfectly done. The menu offered a variety of choices and all other dishes we saw looked nice as well.

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Thank MyTravellingDiary
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch today. Sardines not cooked properly, have felt ill since. too many on plate really disappointed

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Thank alysonlane
Madrid
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Good location with nice sea view. Steak came on stone so you could cook it to your own liking. would recommend this restaurant.

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Thank S1759VLalans
Denmark
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

On a tour of the southwest coast, we stopped here for lunch. It looks nice and there is a nice view from the outside tables, but that's it. We ordered something to drink and had a good look at the menu. Everything seemed to be delicious, but we were dissapointed. It took forever to get our food - several people... More 

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Uden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Service was efficient but needs a tack of friendliness, a smile or charming remark. The food served was good. Had beirada, limpets (lapas) and garlic bread. Were seated on the small terrace with a group of 6 people.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: ER101, Vila da Calheta, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta
  • Phone Number: +351 291 823 600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?