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Riso Risottoria del Mundo

274 Rua Santa Maria, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
+351-291 280360
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Ranked #134 of 416 Restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Gosport, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

They didn't get off to a great start when they couldn't find our reservation; I know that the reservation was made so they somehow lost it. We were found a table inside, not what we wanted but as we'd been planning on trying this restaurant for our past few island visits we decided to go for it. The problem with... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Just enjoyed the 39euros special deal and the food and service were excellent, especially the food. There was maybe too much free wine served and the service was a little too fast to start with, but overall no complaints. The restaurant itself is a conservatory added to the fortress wall, so the ambience lacks a traditional comfortable atmosphere and without... More

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

tranquil restaurant just a stones throw away from the busy streets of Funchal. Great views of the ocean whilst enjoying a great selection of freshly prepared risotto dishes

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Milan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The wind of the ocean goes through your hair, you hear the sound of the ocean and you enjoy very nice plates around the product rice. Also nice plates for vegetarians.

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Darlington
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155 reviews 155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Absoutely superb setting right on the rocks facing The Atlantic. Food was tremendous and rice comes in some shape or form with everything. Its clean; open; the staff are very cheery and the food was delicious.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Stunning setting , sitting above the sea and seeing the crashing waves on the seafront, was a wonderful experience.Food was very good, starters of prawns was tasty, I had the duck confit with a timbale of rice, which was tasty, but unfortunately the timbale was too big and heavy, and I was not able to finish it. Desserts-good choice and... More

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Dufftown, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed a special meal here on their "Planets evening" although the only difference was that they kept the lights out and everything was candlelit, which made reading the menu a little difficult. All dishes involve rice, were well executed and enjoyable. Sitting above the sea was novel and added to the experience. Marked down one point as we felt... More

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Like others, I was drawn in by the stunning setting. Female, dining alone through choice, the maitre d' clearly viewed my existence as unimportant whilst he fawned embarrassingly over other diners. The female staff were pleasant. There were many things about this restaurant that annoyed me, including the assumption that you want a platter of appetisers. As this was mostly... More

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Copenhagen
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Looking down at the long swells thundering towards the southern cliffs of Madeira we had a fine meal at the risottoria in the old part of the city. Tomato soup with egg and sirloin steak with bacon risotto (!) was a splendid match. Bu twhen we got the bill, they've charged us for a starter we didn't order. That's not... More

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Brittany
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had lunch here today, well looked after by staff and the risotto was just amazing, hubby had the scallops with asparugus risotto and I had the cod with tomato risotto, delicious, one of the best risottos I have eaten. Weather was glorious today therefore sat out in the terrace overlooking the sea, overall, great experience and we would go back,... More

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Additional Information about Riso Risottoria del Mundo

Address: 274 Rua Santa Maria, Funchal, Madeira 9060-291, Portugal
Phone Number: +351-291 280360
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Madeira Islands  >  Madeira  >  Funchal

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