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Doca do Cavacas

Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
+351 291 762 057
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (60 reviews)
“prawns” (33 reviews)
“sea food” (11 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Portuguese, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked to sit outside the afternoon of the evening reservation which was our decision. Have been here several times before and always enjoyed the scabbard with mango. We arrived and it was very windy and cold out on the balcony. No chance (apparently) of going...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Devilled prawns were huge, freshly cooked and tasty. Fish soup was really tasty and a good sized portion. Really nice to have a whole pot of soup brought out and ladled until I was happy. Most filling meal of the holiday so far. Would recommend...More

Thank great_white_cal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a number of people tell us about this place and we agreed the setting was glorious. The menu is limited to fish which is OK if you go with that in mind. The cooking and presentation is rustic, very plain with no finesse....More

Thank JanS7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wonderful view from inside as it was raining but would be glorious on a nice day! restaurant was quiet and staff were happy, friendly and attentive. Had lunch here and it turned out to be our most expensive meal of the week. The garlic bread...More

Thank bettyian
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Food good and service, wine very expensive, for 2 glasses of house wine € 13!!!!! Could have bought 3 bottles at least in supermarket!

Thank Joy R
Reviewed 19 February 2018

So so disappointed. On a previous trip we ate a snack meal so we were looking forward to an evening meal. Our fish was not cooked propely. The vegetables bland and potatoes looked as though they were left overs from lunch. The " senior "...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We heard about this fish restaurant from our travel guide. Wonderful view to natural sea pools and the sea. Friendly service, very good simple food. We had mixed grilled fish, 45€ for two. Red snapper and papagaiafish, some prawns and mussels, fries, side salad included....More

Thank Miisa V
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Four diners had an assortment of dishes from the scabbard and banana to shrimp and mixed skewer - and it was delicious. Came with vegetables and chips, great atmosphere with friendly and humorous service. Location is down a relatively steep path/steps but worth doing for...More

Thank Chris501964
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Fantastic view and here you get a real fishmeal , it was very good, Fishplate with grill fish shrimps and very thing you could think of. Housewine was splendid to the meal. Service interesting and friendly. We will come back. Reasoly prized -

Thank Petter K
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great place to watch the sunset whilst enjoying some locally caught seafood or fish. Its a busy place but the staff are pretty friendly and the food is good.

Thank PaulB67
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19 May 2016|
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Response from blackrose1583 | Reviewed this property |
Quite steep but easier via the ramp - 1 minute down and 3 back up!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz 66, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 762 057
Beach bar with good ambient music and a fantastic sunset. Fresh cocktails, sandwiches in traditional bread always with fresh and healthy products. Friendliness and good ambiance.
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