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A Bica

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17 Rua Do Hospital, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
07:00 - 02:00
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Wroclaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice food make by local people, seafood fresh and nice cook, best passion-fruit pudding in town, nice

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Akureyri, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a fantastic value for money! Good place, good food and good service. Ended up eating here three times

Thank Oddvar89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attended on two occasions, fairly busy restaurant, efficient service, non-pretentious dishes, sensibly priced food.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Real portugese food, very tasty bacalao and wonderful atmosphere with local's having a lunch. Personel were extremely kind and helpful, if you want to see madeirans in their own environment and enjoy good simple local food, then this is the place to go.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were recommended this restaurant so thought we would try it. We didnt book but managed to get a table, what a find, the staff were very welcoming and helped us with the menu. I can recommend the rump steak bica so tender served with fresh veg and of course a nice bottle of wine. We only had a short... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Encouraged by the high number of good reviews, we went to this place for dinner. We had tuna steak and a tuna salad. The steak was pretty hard and dry, taste was OK but nothing superb. The tuna salad was 3 leaves of lettuce, 3 or 4 big slices of tomatoes and A LOT of canned tuna (about half the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place, with everything a good restaurant should have: good service, good food, good location and a good value for money!

Thank Oddvar Á
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Peixe Espada of Madeira, special with banana sauce and a starter of Lapas excelente,very good service, Mr Miguel always with a smile, been there quite a few times. Algarvios.

Thank Jose Q
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our regular stops in Funchal and it is a great place to eat fresh fish - either the daily catch (I had Dourada) or the regular scabbard fish or tuna. It is in a basement and the lighting is a little harsh, but this is more than made for by the warmth of the staff and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The place was filled with locals, which is always a good sign. We got a table for 3 immediately nevertheless. Daily specials were only in Portuguese in the menu, but were explained well by the staff. Food arrived very quickly. It was also very good, and excellent value for the money.

Thank Tomi K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rua Do Hospital, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: 291-221-346

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?