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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 #18 of 395 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
London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

During our three month stay in Madeira from Jan 2014-April 2014, we visited this restaurant many times and were never disappointed. The food was of excellent quality and reasonably priced. There was a decent wine list and the waiters were all very knowledgeable and helpful both in helping to choose dishes and wine. They also had a wonderful sense of... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

This is now our second visit to the island, but our third visit to this restaurant, and we will without doubt be back again, the quality of the food is really really good, their knowledge of the local wines excellent,and so is the wines. Manuel knows his stuff. Looking forward to next visit

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York, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fresh off an early flight from London, we arrived in Funchal bleary eyed, ravenous and in need of some lunch. By chance we found ourselves near Jardim de São Francisco and confronted by a line of awful looking eateries that were crammed with refugees from the oversized cruise ship parked in the nearby harbour. But salvation was thankfully at hand!... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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

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
81 helpful votes 81 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
46 helpful votes 46 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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Top Contributor
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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