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Rua Santa Maria 5a, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
+351 291 225 344
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scabbard fish” (22 reviews)
“gambas” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Seafood, European, Portuguese
££ - £££
Rua Santa Maria 5a, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

In the 90's my wife and I had a stay in Funchal. We went on wonderful levada-walks and had a fine small hotel but the breakfast and the especially bread was not worth mentioning. Neither was most of the restaurants. So so. But then we...More

Thank JorgenSprogoe
Reviewed 31 March 2018

After a number of disappointing meals we were glad to stumble upon this intimate little restaurant. Everything was cooked to perfection and so flavoursome.

Thank JemmaEatWorld
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This oozes quality Fresh fish cooked as it should be with tasty vegetables .Drank the house white which complimented well. .My advice is to let the evening flow and take the owners advice .There is no rush and the clientele are food lovers not all...More

Thank lorenzo01
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Ate here twice 3 years ago. Still the best Espada and Azorean clams in town excellently paired with a Douro white wine!

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We have been going to Madeira for years and love seafood.... this is our favourite restaurant - the LAPAS - wow... can't wait to go back x

Thank alikeats
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We don’t eat in the old town as much as we would like - mainly because there are so many people trying to drag you into their restaurants. However this place is well worth a visit. It’s really small inside, with no menu listed and...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We visited this restaurant, run by a brother and sister team, for lunch. It is small, with wooden tables and stools. Nothing fancy, but the food is good. We opted for Scabbard fish. The plates came with vegetables of the day, and we selected house...More

Thank JDSenior
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Why can't other restaurants be like this. Simple no nonsense beautifully cooked fish and GREAT value. Don't even think about walking past. Beg for the next table.

Thank David W
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This a fantastic restaurante on Santa Maria Street in Funchal. A very small restaurant very close to the local market, with only fish and seafood is served. A first-rate cook,Sister of the other employee, both treats us with affectionate profanity and we have to eat...More

Thank hmfreitas
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

It is my second visit at Jaquet. The food is excellent, and the atmosphere is very pleasant. I would eat there every day

Thank trk921
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Questions & Answers
Clare H
2 November 2017|
Response from Winni N |
19.6.18 I went there this evening it was closed. Notice on the door states evening open. Closed Sundays & Saturdays till 4.30pm
Pamela D
26 February 2016|
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Response from shakespeare076 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. All fish - no meat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 16:30
12:30 - 16:30
12:30 - 16:30
12:30 - 16:30
12:30 - 16:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Santa Maria 5a, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 225 344
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