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O Portão is a cosy little restaurant which focuses solely on traditional Portuguese food. The menu is varied, but the patrons' favourite dishes usually feature fresh fish. Another recommendation is the zabaglione with a Portuguese twist, served in a huge bowl.
If there is one thing for certain, you won't run out of restaurants to try in Funchal. The city is known for staying true to the roots of Madeiran cuisine, which is praised by both locals and visitors. There is a lot of seafood to discover, for example the traditional dish Espada com Banana, which is swordfish served with fried bananas. Don't worry, there are also plenty of dishes which feature steak, or other types of meat.