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Rua Praia 49 | 9000-643, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
+351 291 632 651
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“octopus stew” (4 reviews)
“salad” (19 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
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Bar, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Praia 49 | 9000-643, Funchal, Madeira 9000-643, Portugal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always stop at this football fan's bar on our frequent trips to Madeira. This time treated our guest to the Poncha. beware the effects of 50% Aquardente! Close to old town and Main Street. Worth a stop for a drink, bite to eat and some...More

Thank RichardBlakey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had great time there! The owner is very friendly and cool! Authentic madeirense food and poncha! Dont miss this experience while visiting Funchal! Great ratio food/price!!!

Thank Vanessa Beye Morel
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Just spent a week in funchal and went back to O Avo three times for some good food and a friendly atmosphere .Ricardo is always welcoming and ready to chat especially about football with all the scarfs he's collected he can usually show you one...More

Thank 43j
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here with husband and son, and the host was very welcoming. We tried to scabbard fish and pork tapas and it was beautiful. The football scarf collection was impressive, they even had a Rovers and Darwen scarf up there!!

Thank Nic V
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Have visited Madeira many times over the last ten years, lots of great places to eat out at or drink in, you’re spoiled for choice really but O Avo is one of the few places I always visit, whether to eat at or just for...More

Thank Tinghatucker
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped there for a snack and drinks. Place is fantastic with all that scarfs from football teams and different beers all over the place. Food was great and atmosphere fantastic. I’m very happy to found this place. The owner is a wonderful person. Don’t miss...More

Thank Resortino
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Heard about this place and came accross it by chance. Had a pint and my wife a glass of wine and the beer was horrible, reminded me of the bad old days when bar owners served slops. Couldn't drink the pint so had a bottle...More

1  Thank Russ676
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The owner of world's largest football scarf collection is a wonderful and friendly man. The food is reasonably priced and well cooked. Could have spent every day there. Thank you for a wonderful experience.

Thank Ciaran H
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Love the place, the food, the poncha, the owners and the atmosphere. A "must" every time I'm in Funchal

Thank Marit N
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great pub in center of Funchal with biggest football scarf collection and great local master Ricardo. Hope to be back soon.

Thank Martin P
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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
28 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

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
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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