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Bar Ideal

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Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
+351 291 633 773
09:00 - 10:00
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from our trip to Madeira been here many times. A friend welcome awaited us and Joseph and his family remembered us from previous visits. Called in here most days for a beer, sangria and snack . The tuna on regional bread is delicious . Lovely atmosphere and place to people watch. Thanks for your hospitality

Thank JetsetterYorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Love coming here and have done for the past 5 years. Joseph and his son are so friendly it's like coming home. LOVE IT!

Thank Gail A
Funchal, Portugal
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A small bar on av do Mar. The owner is so friendly and greats you as you are a good friend. Good prices! A good place for a drink, coffee or something small to eat.

Thank Globetrott50
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

A great place for a beer and snack very cheap and great coffee to. Wonderful place to chill and watch the world go by.

Thank Jon C
Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Bar ideal is a great little bat to watch the world go by. It's not posh, but it's really friendly and cheap. Less than €3 for a pint and sandwiches around €2.50. There is no hassle to move on and you can watch the antics of the locals in the park.

Thank poorboydancing
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159 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Place is cheap and just does sandwiches All other restaurants are proper meals. So good for a quick snack Why i wont come back is because there's peigens every where and the toast was burnt see photo

Thank sexyav
Coleraine, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This was our third holiday in Funchal and once again we were welcomed into this friendly bar. Reasonably priced drinks and snacks and the Best Poncha!!!

Thank Norma406
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Spent about 30 minutes here today to have lunch before the cable car to Monte and we were greeted by very friendly staff and guests. We had a pint (large beer) each, and a sandwich on the traditional Madieran bread and it came to less than 10€. Very good price for excellent service!

Thank Gareth R
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great little bar, a bit scruffy looking at first glance but snacks, beer and service first class and very reasonably priced. Good spot for 'people watching' too!

Thank Normanski
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Currently in Funchal and found this snack bar. Very friendly and outstanding value. For example two burgers , two small and two large beers less than 15 euros. Great value and a minute from Porto mare Santa Maria hotel!

Thank Anastie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
09:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dom Carlos I 62, Funchal, Madeira 9060-051, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 633 773

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?