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O Farolim

Rua Doutor Vasco Augusto de Franca 66, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-249, Portugal
+351 291 882 142
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (4 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rua Doutor Vasco Augusto de Franca 66, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-249, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set on a quiet street, just off main road, but parking available. Not a huge menu choice, but the food was excellent, proper home cooked fare, I recommend the wild boar! The restaurant owner was very friendly and spoke very good English. The desserts were...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place may not look like much but DO NOT unestimate it, never judge a book by its cover. Run by a husband and wife team friendly and accomodateing. Had beautifully grilled prawns and went back again to have wild boar which was tender and...More

Thank Jullie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove the half hour from where we were staying due to the good reviews that O Farolim had received. First impressions were that it didn't look particularly grand but we were greeted by a very friendly owner. It isn't the most extensive menu but...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Great quiet area with accommodating staff, appropriate amount of dishes and really tasty as well. I suggest the 'Tuna Fish Mediterranean style'. Fish is well-cooked and marinated well. In my experience there was an annoying cat nagging us for food but apart than that everything...More

Thank Nate A
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Visited here twice on our trip to Madeira. Nice clean restaurant, good choice of food. Had the best meals here on our 11 day trip. Dont pass by drop in for a snack or a meal - 10/10. Good service and lovely cooked food. Recommended....More

Thank G-Carlin
Reviewed 6 July 2017

very friendly , good food for a fine price, always looking if every thing is alright, if you need anything

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We headed to O Farolim based on the good TA reviews and were a little disconcerted on arrival by the small cafeteria look of the restaurant and the quite small menu choice. We decided on a main and dessert with two different steaks, the vegetarian...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Called in on the way to the Lighthouse for a spot of dinner The food was no different to any other restaurant in Madeira decided to add the octopus it was average

Thank ben53900
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't look like much from the outside. It's very simply decorated and casual in every way. Don't be fooled by appearances, the food is well worth the visit especially if you combine this with a trip down to the lighthouse to watch the...More

1  Thank Balsam E
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Cozy family run establishment, welcoming, good service Large portion, well priced. we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. My Partner and I found this restaurant while staying in Porto Moniz we were looking for a traditional restaurant something of the beaten track! We were very pleased with...More

1  Thank rhonda p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Doutor Vasco Augusto de Franca 66, Ponta do Pargo, Calheta, Madeira 9385-249, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Calheta  >  Ponta do Pargo
  • Phone Number: +351 291 882 142
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