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O Avo

Rua Praia 49 | 9000-643, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
+351 291 632 651
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“octopus stew” (3 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Praia 49 | 9000-643, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Passing by we stopped for a look at the collection of his football scarfs. We had the good fortune to meet the owner Ricardo who is an excellent host.The atmosphere is excellent and he always finds time to have a word or two with all...More

Thank rangers26
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Called into this bar twice on our return day visit to Madeira. Great beers, wine, food, the biggest soccer scarf collection in Europe and very friendly bar staff, so what more could you ask for? There is seating inside and outside so plenty of choice....More

Thank Tony and Joy W
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Looking for somewhere for a light lunch in Funchal, we chanced upon this bar, an absolute must for any football fan, with a brilliant collection of football scarves. A fascinating place and Ricardo is a real character. We ordered omelettes, which were delicious and served...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We went in to look at the amazing collection of football scarves and came away having met Ricardo one of the most amazing and interesting men I have ever met. I urge you find this bar and prepare to be entertained by Ricardo. We only...More

Thank Vinylment
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The owner, Ricardo, is ever-present and goes out of his way to assist. He is an ex South African and has been in Madeira with his parents since the early '90's. Excellent food.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We had a great time, 2 or 3 dishes, fresh fish, good chicken. We came back several times. Poncha is good.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

We had visited last year and thoroughly enjoyed our visit, so we took some friends this year. They were blown away by everything about Ricardo and his bar, such a knowledgeable and very interesting, friendly guy, taught us about how whisky should be served in...More

Thank joannelpl
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We came here for our recent stay in Madeira and it's owned by the nicest guy and has a great atmosphere! Even better if you support football as he has over 1409 football scarves and still collecting! The best bit is he knows exactly where...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

the experience was a very enjoyable one with the food and the host being excellent I would recommend all travellers to give this restaurant a try

Thank gillian w
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We visited for the second time in two days. Rainy day but sat outside under umbrellas. The owner is really interesting and puts customer service first making sure you are comfortable and attention the detail such as making sure your bags are off the floor...More

Thank jimbo5912
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Questions & Answers
21 January 2017|
Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from what I understood while being in Bar O Avo, everything is local inspired. I might be wrong, either way it is worth your visit 😊
Alison D
27 November 2016|
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Response from Bar_O_Avo | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do gluten free food. Best is to know when you are coming in to the restaurant so that we can be prepared for the food that you want . Thank you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Praia 49 | 9000-643, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal
  • Phone Number: +351 291 632 651
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