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Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

My husband and I loved this restaurant! The staff are superb- really welcoming and they take the time to explain the menu in detail. We also asked for a wine recommendation and it was fantastic and only 15 euros. The food is immense- we had...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020

Lovely friendly restaurant fitted us in. Best to book. Steaks cooked to perfection. My husband is a steak lover and says rib eye was best he ever had. Baked potatoes were perfect. Chef and servers very attentive.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 December 2020 via mobile

Husband and I spent 4 nights eating here while we were in Funchal, in October/November this year. If you like a steak cooked perfectly then this is the place for you. We had the filet steak each time with chips between us and I had...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2020 via mobile

My partner and I loved this relaxed, friendly restaurant specializing in Argentinian steak. The service was super friendly and genuine.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 20 November 2020

My husband was really keen for a good steak so we booked dinner at La Vaca Negra. Despite friendly staff and a nice ambience my meal didn't live up to expectations and the reviews. While my empanada was tasty and the proveleta enjoyable, the burger...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 November 2020

Best restaurant we went to on our 2 weeks stay and we visited some very good ones. We went 4 times as it was so good. Good variety of mainly steak/meat dishes. It is busy which is no surprise as the locals seem to go...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 9 November 2020

If you don't want steak, go somewhere else! La Vaca Negra has a simple but very effective formula. A small selection of starters (not steak), and a selection of great steaks for the main course (some of which are large enough to share!). Great steak...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

We had a wow meal here. Provolone cheese starter followed by gorgeous steaks. Ended with ricotta tart dessert. Good selection of wines for menu on offer. It's a bit off the beaten track, it's also a fairly basic restaurant, with not much around it but...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 8 November 2020 via mobile

Vaca Negra is easily the best place in Funchal in which to eat steak . Yes, of course the steaks are huge but it is the fabulous quality and flavour of the Argentinian meat that makes Marco’s restaurant the favourite venue of so many regular...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

We made a reservation 2-3 days before eating there. When we came to the restaurant there were only 2 people inside and some outside. We told them that we have a reservation and they gave us a table just below the bar in front of...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Sherpa824413
5 January 2020|
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are chicken dishes on the menu.
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26 November 2019|
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Response from IAINY825 | Reviewed this property |
Approx 2.6km (10 mins by car)
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Ragbir S
4 April 2018|
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Response from 691paulineg | Reviewed this property |
15 minutes gentle walk with an uphill finish Downhill on way back You can take a taxi
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Vaca Negra

  • Yes, La Vaca Negra offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, La Vaca Negra offers delivery services.

  • La Vaca Negra is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5