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Cantina El Mexicano

Rua Ponta da Cruz no 22 24, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
+351 291 764 160
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
Rua Ponta da Cruz no 22 24, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Just been for tea at this Mexican and was so disappointed the starter was like a frozen heat up pack from Iceland and I couldn't even stomach the burrito they had a resemblance to cat food looking and smelling like it never even ate it,...More

Thank RachnDan36
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I have visited Funchal many times in the past 20 years and would be hard pressed to find service poorer. It is clear to me that the proprietor couldn't care less about his early evening clientèle. Dishes are overpriced and staff have absolutely no interest...More

Thank akathecakelady
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Signposted as typical food...... I think they need to change the advertisements. Food was fresh and tasty. Mexican ref refried beans were great as was the meat skewers. If you sit outside you are treated to the sunset which can be wonderful. Cocktail list is...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Chicken was okay. French fries was very very salty. A little slow service. Not the best but not the worst either. Waiters do not slime here a lot.

Thank Wiljam A
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The wraps are absolutely covered in cheese, far too much of it. The food was disappointing and somewhat overpriced.

Thank lolaf40
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Pretend to be a Mexican restaurant but with variety limitations. Just for be spicy is not necessary Mexican food. Funny place, fancy decorated and waitress are friendly. At the bottom line food is not bad, just average!

Thank Danilo F
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant the other night food was just ok we had a fillet steak which was not very thick . The service from the girl waitress was terrible very rude and not interested in serving us would not go back for this reason...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Decent restaurant,good ribs dish,very average chicken burritos with a rather heavy wrap.No sour cream,small amount of guacamole ,few beans.Mexican restaurant ? Overall impression (in a restaurant with few customers) was that the staff were not particularly interested in the customers !

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We had a great meal, I had burrito and my husband T bone steak. The service was good, good wine and a real Mexican feel to the place. We were invited to a party there 2 nights later. We were somewhere else for dinner, but...More

Thank YorkShirley
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a nice place with Mexican themed décor and menu. The staff were very friendly and the service was prompt. However, the cuisine is not terribly authentic. I had the chicken burrito and it was just okay. Prices were a little higher than I...More

Thank Adam F
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4 December 2016|
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Response from Cantina El Mexi... M | Property representative |
Estamos a fechar ao Domingo pedimos desculpa pelo incomodo
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22 September 2016|
Response from blackrose1583 | Reviewed this property |
No but music dj type things late
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ponta da Cruz no 22 24, Funchal, Madeira 9000-103, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 764 160
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