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Restaurante Dos Combatentes

Rua Ivens, 1 e 2 - Rua de S. Francisco, 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-046, Portugal
+351 291 221 388
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Ranked #19 of 393 restaurants in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Portuguese, International
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Venha desfrutar de uma óptima refeição no Restaurante dos Combatentes. Situado no centro do Funchal junto ao Jardim Municipal e ás adegas de São Francisco o Restaurante dos Combatentes é um dos mais históricos e emblemáticos restaurantes a servir no Funchal. Ideal para jantar ou almoçar, com amigos ou família, o Restaurante dos Combatentes alia um serviço de excelência a um lugar calmo e confortável para quem procura algo diferente.Porque a sua satisfação é o nosso maior prazer...
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English first
Falkirk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I've been to this restaurant many times nod it never disappoints. The food is local and excellent ,and the friendliness of the staff is like everywhere in Madeira, superb.

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Kent
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

We have been here several times and recommend it to all. The food is good quality nicely cooked Portugese with friendly and efficient service and reasonably priced especially against the tourist restaurants

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

A small and friendly restaurant opposite the municipal gardens in central Funchal. Our third visit, this time essential to book because of Carnival time and lots of hopeful diners had to be turned away. Reliable for quality of food and wine and unflappable service. Tables a little cramped, but this can add to the atmosphere, dependent on adjacent diners. Worth... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

This was a favourite when I worked in Maderia back in the eighties. It's gone up market & we visited twice in 2009 & now in 2014 was the best of all. Very attentive service and excellent food.

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Eidsberg, Ostfold, Norway
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Large portions! They have small and large options for some dishes, for most people the small will be more than enough. We tried the leek soup which acrually tasted leek. My wife had the large version of codfishcake, even though I helped her we coul not finish it. The grilled nile perch was perfect. The salad was fresh and the... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Wonderful restaurant, fantastic food. Everybody have to try. Delicious food, best in Funchal, excellent service. I recomend...

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Essex
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93 reviews 93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A nice building situated just behind the municipal park. Very friendly waiting staff but slightly disappointed with the food, my fish soup was thin and watery and really defied the description. Would be prepared to give it another go though.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We have visited this restaurant after our visit in the Madeira wine museum (the restaurant is 2 minutes away). Can absolutely recommend a parrotfish, swordfish and traditional wheat soup. Note that the bread you receive in the beginning is something that you have to pay 1.80 euro per person. Still worth it as you get fresh bread with some olives,... More

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Settle, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

It is always a lottery to find a good place in a new town. This one was brilliant. Lovely square in front, not expensive, great atmosphere at lunchtime when there was a mix of local business people, some tourists, some locals. Good menu and we enjoyed the fish particularly. Great value for money. Good and helpful service. As in so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

A lovely little restaurant. No outside tables and a very nice building with a mezzanine floor. Good food at very reasonable prices, and what makes it stand out from the rest is the service. So so friendly and attentive without being over the top. We went twice and enjoyed both experiences, except for one thing..... the television showed the football... More

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