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O Polar

Rua Pico da Torre 26 | Câmara de Lobos, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-004, Portugal
+351 291 944 442
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken” (18 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
“milho frito” (4 reviews)
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Barbecue, European, Portuguese
Rua Pico da Torre 26 | Câmara de Lobos, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-004, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a lot to be said for a restaurant that knows what it’s really good at, and sticks to it decisively. That’s O Polar and its espetada (skewered) beef. We also had the chicken, which was fine and perfectly cooked, but really it’s flavour is...More

Thank Watson681
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No frills & all the better for it!! We had a really super meal here - a refreshingly uncomplicated menu, which we ordered everything on it & everything was divine! Great service, superb food, simple surroundings & great value for money! Thanks for a great...More

Thank Elaine T
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

Our friends visited this restaurant in November 2017 and could not praise it enough, so we decided to give it a go. My boyfriend was pretty skeptical when we got there, but do NOT let the outdoors misguide you! The waiter was as kind as...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

If you want the Portuguese experience, this is it. Eat with the locals, honest but high quality food, at reasonable prices. The menu is as straightforward as it gets. You can have grilled chicken (1 or half) and meat skewers (minimum 250 grams, then 400...More

1  Thank GMartins1
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We were taken to O Polar by a friend on the recommendation of other travellers. The menu was simple and you could have Espetada or chicken, with chips, salad and fried maize in varying sizes. The food is simple and good especially the fried maize...More

Thank JulieMIreland
Reviewed May 2, 2018

If you go to Madeira you must have the "Espetada", and for that, this is the best place to go to. The meet is the best I found on the island. Simply fantastic. This restaurant only has two options, the "Espetada" and the grilled chicken...More

1  Thank mendesl
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We walked up to O Polar today drawn by the excellent TA reviews. It’s a bit of a hike up the hill from the harbour and especially so if you take a wrong turning as we did but it was well worth the effort. We...More

Thank Peter E
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Best meat on the island, visitet it 3 times. Espetada freshly made in a open kitchen, well spiced and delicious. Grilles Chicken is good to. Couldn’t say anything bad about this place Such a friendly staff, definitely my favorite place on the island They don’t...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

The best esetada we’ve tried in Madeira. So if you looking for a really good espetada don’t miss this place. Waitters are really nice And prices are also very friendly.

Thank Adam H
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Because once inside and seated you will be treated to the absolutely best Espetada in the whole of Madeira. Crowded and noisy, but that’s how it is eating with the locals. Parking can be tricky but there’s a lot of free spaces at Pico da...More

Thank Andreas D
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August 12, 2018|
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Response from Natacha S | Property representative |
We are closed on the 25th December and 1st January. Thank you
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August 2, 2017|
Response from Natacha S | Reviewed this property |
No. The restaurant just serve meat (espetada) And chicken.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Pico da Torre 26 | Câmara de Lobos, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-004, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Camara De Lobos
  • Phone Number: +351 291 944 442
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