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Marisqueira Tropicana

) #51 of 560 Restaurants in Funchal ££ - £££ European, , Portuguese
Rua Dom Carlos I, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 222 743
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (22 reviews)
“sardines” (11 reviews)
“fresh fish” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
European, Grill, Portuguese, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Dom Carlos I, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
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11 - 20 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2017

Have eaten here twice this week and we are not disappointed. Lovely sea food, meat dishes looked and smelt amazing. Catering for my gluten free diet posed no problem. Staff were knowledgeable which gives me confidence. They even had gf bread rolls. Today we had...More

Thank Lyrabelle
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your time on writing a very pleasant review, that makes us very proud of our service. Hope you can visit us in the near future.

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food!! Everything was made from fresh!! All the staff was 5* and the chef João Vieira was very professional!! Highly recommend

Thank Karina Elio S
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, is very important to have independent reviews from our customers, it helps us to find where we can do better and satisfy our customer's expectations. Hope you can visit us soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I went to Marisqueria Tropicana today, with my friend and both had Arroz de Marisco which was delicious!!! Great service!!!

Thank Marinalva78
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your time on writing a very pleasant review, that makes us very proud of our service. Hope you can visit us in the near future.

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered the fish platter for two - the waiter was very keen showing us the fresh fish from the fridge at the front on a platter. Cost €31.50 - not sure how that compares but there was plenty of fish with sea bream, scabbard...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience, we do our best to only use local ingredients and provide a great gastronomy experience with Madeira Island flavours. We hope for your next visit anytime soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had dinner here on a Wednesday night in April and it was surprisingly quiet even though it is located close to the cable car in the old town. People may have been put off by the lack of a price list (you choose from...More

Thank LichfieldBoy
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your time for writing about your experience. We are very glad that you choose from the catch of the day offer, the menu is also available with seafood, fish and meat suggestions from our chef. We will look forward to learning more...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visit the island twice a year and have pasted this restaurant many times and said we must try it as the fish looks really good, this time we did and we weren't disappointed. We had mixed seafood platter and it was great, it was...More

Thank Tessa B
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, is very important to have independent reviews from our customers, it helps us to find where we can do better and satisfy our customer's expectations. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went twice to Marisqueira Tropicana during our recent holiday to Madeira and loved their food and the friendly service. Thanks for a great time!

Thank Marco H
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review, that means a lot to us as a team. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Almost in the old town not far from cable. excellent fish dishes ( careful ordering a side salad at 4.50e a bit steep} mains are a good price as are the drinks. lovely helpful friendly staff really enjoyed the meal and look forward to returning.

Thank Val H
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your dining experience, we value our regional ingredients and love to share it with our customers. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, thank you.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Without question the best place we ate in our time in Madeira. If you like your seafood definitely give this place a go. Staff also fantastic and very knowledgeable.

Thank Paul D
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review, is very important to have independent reviews from our customers. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, thank you.

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had visited this restaurant today with my husband and daughter for lunch and must say we were not satisfied for the amount we paid (€80). Service was rather slow and the food lacked flavours.We ordered fish skewers and grilled sardines.More

Thank Bhavani B
Tiago T, Gerente de relações com clientes at Marisqueira Tropicana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your time for writing about your experience. We would like to inform that we are doing much better now with the fish full of flavours as always. Hope you can visit us again and try others equal great dishes of fish or...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 222 743
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the hearth of Funchal old town, is recognized by the freshness of the fish and seafood beautifully made and for its friendly service.
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