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Cafe dos Macarones

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Funchal Market - upper level, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband loves a fish market, food market, fresh fruit and veg etc so when we wandered around the market for what seemed like an age I was v pleased to notice this open air cafe situated upstairs. We only had drinks but others around were snacking and all looked good. Menu reasonably priced. Really nice to sit in the... More 

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Thank Weebubs39
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Found this by chance when visiting the Mercado dos Lavrodores. Great coffee, great cake (ask for the house special recipe apple cake) and really friendly staff! Our favourite Funchal cafe.

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Thank bananasdomadeira
Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Whenever we visit Funchal on our cruises we always make a visit to this café as we have never been disappointed by the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the cakes and refreshment.It is situated above the flower and fruit market,on its own terrace with plenty of shade under the umbrellas.Coffee and a piece of cheesecake e5.50 each... More 

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Thank silverhairHoughton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely lunch and drinks. Friendly and professional staff. Hidden upstairs at the back of the market. Make an effort to find this lovely cafe and relax with a drink.

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Thank Paul H
Eye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Above the fruit and flower market, this outdoor café is full of flowers and plants in planters – a garden in the centre of Funchal to sit in. We each had fresh juices – passion fruit and orange and, where fresher, than within yards of a fruit market. Open same time as market – not Sundays.

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Thank John L
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

This cafe is on a surprisingly spacious terrace above the Market and the large amount of potted greenery gives a delightful restful flavour. We have stopped in twice at lunchtime and even though it was busy the service was quick and cheerful, and a raised hand across the tables brought 2 more beers almost immediately. The toasted sandwiches were very... More 

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Thank JayZee48
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

We have been to Funchal market many times, but this is the first time we have tried this excellent cafe. The terrace is beautiful with lots of flowering plants, and plenty of space between the tables. It's an oasis of calm amid the hustle and bussel of the busy market! We had coffee which was lovely, other people were having... More 

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Thank Linda A
Durham England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great place for a drink and a sandwich. Try the cheese and ham toastie one of the best I have had. The service was great despite only having one waiter working his socks off!

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Thank Fluffychris
Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Despite having visited the market several times over the years, we had never seen this cafe before. Friendly staff, nice coffee and it is a very pleasant place to sit after the hustle and bustle of the market. We will return next time we are in Funchal.

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Thank Calendarman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped for drinks whilst at the market. Average Funchal prices for beer €4.5 for large. Good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Portuguese
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Funchal Market - upper level, Funchal, Madeira 9000-900, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal

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