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Bar Filhos do Mar

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Largo Poco | Centro, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-130, Portugal
+351 291 943 907
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Powell River, Canada
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a 5 hour tour with Daniel Madeira taxis our driver José was great and took us to Bar filhos de mar we had a great time. the home made poncha was great Also gave us a taste of some of the local Madeira rum We left happy😀 Would definitely recommend

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Thank Gail C
UK
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461 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our Taxi tour took us to this delightful fisherman's village and we watched as fresh Poncha were made, they tasted brilliant. A small bar with friendly welcoming staff.

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1 Thank Datchet
Scotland, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We went here based on the reviews we had read and were disappointed. While the owner was friendly and welcoming the food sadly did not meet our expectations. At best I'd describe it as average and expensive for what it is however as with all reviews here everyone has different ideas and expectations.

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Thank Rab B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We were on a half day trip which include this lovely little fishing village. We liked the look of this bar and so glad we tried the Poncha, so good, one of the best we tasted. We ended up having two each and any more we would have been speaking Portuguese! Very friendly staff and nice position to watch the... More 

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Thank Gregory B
Pocklington, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We called here on a quick visit to the town and as a result we returned again. The barman was amazing spending time taking us through the local drinks and letting us try different ones. Great service and complimentary snacks. If you want to experience local beverages and great hospitality this is the place to go.

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Thank Sue G
Florida
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

While touring Funchal, we stopped at the Bar Filhos D'Mar for a drink. Located in the center of the fishing village this bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non alcoholic options and evens provides a tasting of their version of a health food drink. Free WiFi was available. Great place to people watch and catch up on email while... More 

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Thank alwaysawayFlorida
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2016

Super little bar that has been good enough for Cristiano Ronaldo (twice) and many senior Portuguese / Madeiran Politicians - including the President - to use over the years! The 'owner' was full of knowledge on local wines and very generous with his snacks and freebies. It's a tiny venue with some tables outside but just a delight to sit... More 

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Thank BigBadBobbieBrown
York,
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Decided to rest ourselves & what a great place to pick. Very friendly welcome & good service. The owner & the gentleman behind the bar not only made us fresh Poncha but explained the process & history of the drink also. We sat & watched the world pass by as we drunk our poncha & decided to stay for a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I had been stopping at Sete Mare for a drink but got fed up with the glum faces. I wouldn't say the Bar Filhos do Mar is a barrel of laughs but it serves a purpose and is clearly the place to be if you want Ponchas. Good cheap beer with nuts and a very attractive barmaid who may well... More 

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Thank BILL H
Bucharest, Romania
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138 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Everytime we visit the old port are of Camara de Lobos we come back to this as old as the port terasse-bar! for a cofee, a snack(dentinhos) or a poncha! There are several types of pocha you can try- only if you don't drive: pescador, regional ... and the strongest is absinth poncha! you have a wonderfull view over the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Pub, Portuguese, Gastropub
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Largo Poco | Centro, Camara De Lobos, Madeira 9300-130, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Camara De Lobos
  • Phone Number: +351 291 943 907

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