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Mercantil Snack Bar

Rua Esmeraldo No 43, Funchal, Madeira 9000-051, Portugal
+351 291 230 804
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good32%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“friendly cafe” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Portuguese, Soups, Mediterranean, European, Pub
Rua Esmeraldo No 43, Funchal, Madeira 9000-051, Portugal
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited here numerous occasions over the last 7 years, it's a great little place the owner is extremely friendly and always remembers us, if you ever find yourself in Funchal and you fancy a quick snack and a beer this is the place...More

Thank AJH1968
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Understated cafe in understated side street. Charming friendly and kind staff - really thoughtful , polite. Simple fresh cooked food - tasty and good service. Food cooked to order - no boil in the bag here! Home cooked, perfect lunch . Frequented by locals -...More

Thank MintyBramble
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Relaxing family run low key street cafe. Very helpful staff. Chicken and fish on the menu of the day. Unpretentious wholesome food. €16 for 2 main course and a large and a small beer. Good wifi. Recommended.

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

A regular lunchtime watering hole with wholesome soups, chicken & omelette choices amongst others things. The owner, Joao, is a gem, always has time for you despite being very busy and has a ready smile. The food is perfect for lunch, light and nourishing, and...More

Thank CrispinN_11
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here most days. At least for a coffee. Usually a snack or more. The food is absolutely first class and the relaxing atmosphere makes your visit a great experience. The gentleman who runs it is exceptionally nice. Very helpful if...More

Thank Allan L
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We tried to go to this little cafe for a coffee or a pastry or for lunch every day we were in Funchal. The owner and staff are very friendly and the food is fantastic value. Highly recommended by us.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Many Thanks to the owner who made us feel welcome, and treated our son very well as my partner struggled on our final day. Salmon main course looked and tasted great. One of the best value options in Funchal.

Thank coh8
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our lunch of scabbard fish sandwich and steak sandwich. Really good quality, fresh food, and service with a smile. Very friendly cafe.

Thank Hexacat99
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Went to this wee place for lunch on our recent visit to Funchal, we went most days lovely lunch for €5 or just a bowl of soup and a sandwich, €3.50 great value, and so tasty, most of the custom was local with a few...More

Thank Old G
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visit this cafe every time we visit Funchal, the owner is friendly and always remembers us, if you want a quick snack and a beer at very reasonable prices this is the place to go.

Thank AJH1968
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Esmeraldo No 43, Funchal, Madeira 9000-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 230 804
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